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Time value of money calculations
are vital to wealth management and financial planning, but they are also useful
in everyday life. If you would like to calculate how much a potential car
payment might be or whether or not you are saving enough to put your child
through college, you can use time value of money calculations to help with the
Check out how to use Excel to calculate present and future values:
How much will you need
for retirement? There’s more to consider than just life expectancy! A single 25
year old willing to accept quite a bit of investment risk has very different
financial goals than a 50 year old single mother of three. The retirement goals
of individuals vary dramatically with age, risk preference, income, and a host
of other factors. There many questions an investor must ask himself along the
way, so walk through the following tutorial to see how many of these you have
actually asked in your own retirement planning:
How much will an
investment account in which I contribute monthly be worth when I retire? This
might be one of the most important questions we have regarding our 401k or
investment contributions. How much more will we have when if we invest 8
percent rather than 3 percent? How much more will we have if we returns are 10
percent rather than 5 percent? These questions can be answered by calculating
future value under different scenarios. Check out the following video to learn
how to do this!
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Change is the name of the game in wealth management!
Most people do not realize there are a variety of jobs in this field.
According to the BLS, employment of insurance sales agents is projected to grow.
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Kaplan Real Estate Education's Toby Schifsky looks at the factors to consider when pursuing a real estate career.
Toby Schifsky talks about the importance of goals and action steps for achieving them.
Access preparation and practice advise from Kaplan Financial Education experts Mary Orn and Julie Ramsey.
Maylee talks about her experiences with Kaplan Financial Education and preparing for her exams.
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