This is a common issue that people face when they retire. A good friend of your family is about to become another year older, and she has decided that she wants to start putting money away for her eventual retirement. She has the following number of years till retirement and she has the following expenditure objectives for retirement:
Years until retirement 20
Amount to withdraw each year $50,000
Years to withdraw in retirement 15
Interest rate 7.5%
Because your friend is planning ahead, the first withdrawal will not take place until one year after she retires. She wants to make equal annual deposits into her account for her retirement fund.
If she starts making these deposits in one year and makes her last deposit in the day she retires, what amount must she deposit annually to be able to make the desired withdrawals at retirement?
After finding the solution discuss with your classmates the way it can be solved using excel. What is the implication when problem says “withdrawal will not take place until one year after she retires”?
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Make sure that you check the learning goals for this week before you go on to the next one. Your preparation of the computations for this research question would benefit greatly from having such information.
Budgeting is an important step in managing your money and spending habits. To create a budget you need to identify how much money you are spending. Some expenses to keep in mind when creating a budget are rent, car payment, fuel, auto insurance, utilities, groceries, cell phone, personal, gym membership, entertainment, gifts, dining out, medical expenses, etc.
When you are creating a monthly budget, many experts say if you want to have control of your money, you should know where every dollar is going. In order to keep track of this, a written budget is essential. Below is one example of a budget in Excel. This was a free template from the Life After College blog. There are hundreds of free templates out there so you should find the template that suits you the best or create your own Excel budget!
Please read article The ultimate retirement planning guide for 2022 https://www.cnbc.com/guide/retirement-planning/ published by Bryan Borzykowski (CMBC) on January 18, 2022 to get more details that could be helpful to your in preparation of this Research Discussion.
Simple Example: Budgeting
You make $32,000 a year and want to save 10% of your income every year. How much should you put into savings every month?
You want to save $3200 a year.
You should be saving $266.67 a month or $133.33 a paycheck if you are paid biweekly
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