ECONOMICS
COMPOUND INTEREST
Question
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Bob and Sue want to save a total of $500, 000 for retirement. How much should they deposit monthly into an account that pays 4.5% interest, compounded monthly, to meet their goal in 25 years?

$162, 668.00


$1, 626.68


$162.66


$106, 668.00

Explanation:
Detailed explanation1: Most competitive money market accounts offer APYs between 1.6% and 1.8%. A 1.8% APY would mean you earn $9, 074.62 in the first year after depositing $500, 000.
Detailed explanation2: You would need to deposit $7007.08 to have $12000 in 6 years.
Detailed explanation3: The future value of $500 one year from today if the interest rate is 6 percent is $530.
Detailed explanation4: FAQs on Monthly Compound Interest Formula The formula of monthly compound interest is: CI = P(1 + (r/12) )12tP where, P is the principal amount, r is the interest rate in decimal form, and t is the time.
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