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You want to have $1 million in your savings account when you retire. You plan on investing a single lump sum today

to fund this goal. You will earn 7.5 percent annual interest. Which of the following will reduce the amount that you must deposit today if you are to have your desired $1 million on the day you retire?


  I. Invest in a different account paying a higher rate of interest.

II. Invest in a different account paying a lower rate of interest.

III. Retire later.

IV. Retire sooner.

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