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BUSI 2503

 

INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE

 

FALL 2016

 

ASSIGNMENT Instructions:

 

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? This is a group assignment; Only one assignment should be submitted by your group.

 

The cover page should contain the names and student number of each group member

 

Answer all questions

 

The assignment is due by Monday 10 October 2016. You will lose 5 marks for everyday

 

the assignment is late.

 

Assignment should be submitted on Culearn (into the Assignment dropbox) Question 1

 

a) You have just joined the investment banking firm of Mckenzie & Co. They have offered

 

you two different salary arrangements. You can have $75,000 per year for the next two

 

years, or you can have $55,000 per year for the next two years, along with a $30,000

 

signing bonus today. If the interest rate is 12% compounded monthly, which is a better

 

offer?

 

(18 marks)

 

b) In 30 years, you plan to set up a fellowship fund for Carleton university that pays out

 

$100,000/year in perpetuity with an annually compounded discount rate of 5%. In order to

 

set up the fund in 30 years, how much do you need to save each year (starting this year)

 

assuming you can get a semi-annually compounded return of 10% per annum on your

 

savings for the next 30 years?

 

(10 marks) Question 2

 

Assume you are 35 years old today and are considering your retirement needs. You

 

expect to retire at age 65 (in 30 years) and you plan to live to 99. You want to buy a

 

house costing $300,000 on your 65th birthday and your living expenses will be $30,000 a

 

year after that (starting at the end of year 65 and continuing through the end of year 99,

 

35 years), assume an annual interest rate of 8%, annual compounding:

 

? How much will you need to have saved by your retirement date to be able to afford

 

this course of action?

 

? Alternatively, suppose you already have $50,000 in savings today. If you can invest

 

money at 8% a year, how much would you need to save at the end of each year for

 

the next 30 years to be able to afford this retirement plan?

 

(12 marks) Question 3

 

You have been hired to run a pension fund for Mackay Inc, a small manufacturing firm.

 

The firm currently has Gh¢5 million in the fund and expects to have cash inflows of $2

 

million a year for the first 5 years followed by cash outflows of $ 3 million a year for the

 

next 5 years. Assume that interest rates are at 8%.

 

a. How much money will be left in the fund at the end of the tenth year?

 

b. If you were required to pay a perpetuity after the tenth year (starting in year 11 and

 

going through infinity) out of the balance left in the pension fund, how much could you

 

afford to pay?

 

(15 marks) Question 4

 

You bought a house a year ago for $250,000, borrowing $200,000 at 12% annual, with

 

semi-annual compounding, on a 25-year loan. Interest rates have since come down to 9%.

 

You can refinance your mortgage at this new rate.

 

? How much are your monthly payments on your current loan (at 12%)?

 

? How would your monthly payments change if you could refinance your mortgage at

 

9% (with a 24-year term loan)?

 

? Suppose you kept your monthly payments at the original amount found above at

 

12%, but refinanced at 9%, how long would it take you to pay off your mortgage?

 

(15 marks) Question 5

 

Suppose your parents wish to buy a house whose current market value is $150,000. They

 

have approached a loan officer at the Bank of Nova Scotia who offers them 25-year

 

mortgage financing for 75% of the purchase price at a rate of 6.75%. Payments are to be

 

made on a monthly basis even though the bank is required by Canadian laws to

 

compound the interest semi-annually.

 

(a) What are the effective annual and monthly rates of interest on the loan?

 

(b) Assuming the loan payments are due at the end of each month:

 

(i)

 

determine the size of the monthly loan payments

 

(ii)

 

determine the amortization schedule for the first 3 months

 

(iii)

 

determine the principal outstanding at the end of the 5th year.

 

(30 marks)

 







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