Hi

A semester payment policy, that provides parents with six payments of $10000 at the START of each semester after the child turns 18.

What payments must be made at the end of each quarter? Interest is charged at 8% compounded quarterly?

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- August 25th 2008, 11:13 PMsmudge 76Annuity payments
Hi

A semester payment policy, that provides parents with six payments of $10000 at the START of each semester after the child turns 18.

What payments must be made at the end of each quarter? Interest is charged at 8% compounded quarterly? - August 26th 2008, 05:45 AMmathceleb
- August 26th 2008, 01:01 PMsmudge 76
Hi

yes that is correct, semesters are 6 months in length. - August 27th 2008, 06:19 AMmathceleb
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*Hi*

A semester payment policy, that provides parents with six payments of $10000 at the START of each semester after the child turns 18.

What payments must be made at the end of each quarter? Interest is charged at 8% compounded quarterly?

You need to first find the PV of 10k/semester for 6 semesters. If interest is compounded quarterly though, you need to figure out what it is on a semi-annual basis. After all the conversions, the PV of the 10k for 6 semesters becomese the Accumulated Value (AV) for the payments to be made at the end of each quarter. Your AV = your first PV, your interest is 2% per quarter.

How old is the child now? That will factor into your AV equation. That will be n. - August 27th 2008, 12:27 PMsmudge 76
Hi Mathceleb

Thanks for your reply. The education policies are sold to parents with new babies so I'm assuming 0 years old.