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Unformatted text preview: vary each period 2) The interest rate (discount rate) 3) Other cash flows related to the calculation 4) The units of measure (months, years, quarter)  these must be consistently applied. A TVM calculation is often used in retirement planning. Basically, one should determine the amount of money that must be saved each period to reach some predetermined level of savings in the future (point of retirement). And then, based on some amount of cash outflow while in retirement, one has to determine how long the savings will last....
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 Spring '08
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