Present Value Online Course for Teachers and Students

Present Value

Suppose that you want to have a certain amount of money in the future—say $25,000 to make a down payment on a home. How much do you have to put away today to achieve that goal? Or, what if you win the lottery—do you take a lump sum payment today or equal payments over the next 26 years? Present value is a tool to help your students make choices like these.

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Audience:   High School, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics, Personal Finance
Resource Types:   Online Course
Concepts:   Time Value of Money
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