A 20 year old student wants to save $3 a day for her retirement. Everyday she places $3 in a drawer. At the end of each year, she invests the accumulated savings ($1,095) in a brokerage account with an expected annual return of 12%.
1. You are making plans for your retirement. You have just turned 30 and want to retire on your 65th birthday. At that time, you plan to move to the Caribbean, where you believe you can live comfortably on $200,000 per year.
Sultan Services has 1.2 million shares outstanding. It expects earnings at the end of the year of $5.6 million. Sultan pays out 60% of its earnings in total-40% paid out as dividends and 20% used to repurchase shares.
1. In general, the role of the financial manager is to plan for the acquisition and use of funds so as to maximize the value of the firm. 2. The disadvantages associated with a proprietorship are similar to those under a partnership. One exception to this is due to the formal nature of the partnership agreement and the commitment of the partners' personal assets. As a result, partnerships do not have difficulty raising large amounts of capital.