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FP 100T Week 5 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam Recent

In this graded assignment you are assessed on the content covered in this weeks’ readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 5 Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

• “Chapter 12: Investing in Stocks and Bonds”

• “Chapter 13: Investing in Mutual Funds and Real Estate”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

A share of noncallable preferred stock has a par value of $100 and pays 7 percent annual interest. Which of the following statements is true?

The stock will pay $7 per year in interest as long as the company is in existence.

The stock will pay $7 in interest in the first year, but the amount paid in future years will depend on what happens to interest rates in the future.

The stock will pay $100 per year in interest for 20 years.

The stock will pay $7 per year in interest and will pay the investors back the $100 par value at maturity.

Question 2

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following statements regarding bonds and inflation risk is true?

Rising inflation will generally cause bond prices to also rise.

Bonds are less influenced by inflation risk than are common stocks.

Long-term bonds have less inflation risk than short-term bonds.

Bond investors will require higher yields on bonds if inflation rises.

Question 3

Your answer is correct.

Aeryn Soon is a potential investor of Hippy Dippy Inc.’s preferred stock, which is currently selling for $475 per share. Hippy Dippy pays an annual dividend of $40, and Aeryn’s required return is 8 percent. Should she purchase this preferred stock or NOT? Why?

Yes, because the value of the preferred stock is $500.

No, because the value of the preferred stock is $250.

Yes, because the value of the preferred stock is $250.

No, because the value of the preferred stock is $500.

Question 4

Yield to maturity is a popular measure because it tells an investor

the annualized yield they will earn if they hold the bond to maturity.

the yield they will earn if they sell the bond today.

how much interest they will receive each year.

none of the above.

Question 5

Your answer is correct.

Riskier companies tend to pay ________ dividends than less risky companies.

higher

lower

Question 6

Aliyah purchased Verizon Communications stock in April 2015 for $48.90 per share. She sold the stock one-year later for $54.01 per share. Calculate her capital gains yield.

5.11%

9%

9.46%

10.45%

Question 7

Your answer is correct.

A bond investor is a/ an

lender and creditor.

Question 8

Your answer is correct.

Large-cap companies have market capitalization greater than or equal to

$10 million.

$1 billion.

$5 billion.

$100 million.

Question 9

Your answer is correct.

When a stock split occurs,

owners of stock end up with a lower proportionate number of shares.

the company expects the value of shares to go down in the future.

the price of new shares is lower than the old price.

the market usually views the split as bad news about future prospects for the company.

Question 10

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following portfolio strategies is the most risky?

Investing 100 percent in a small-cap technology company

Investing 50 percent each in a small-cap technology company and a blue chip manufacturing company

Investing 100 percent in a blue chip manufacturing company

Investing equally in 20 stocks that are all in different industries

Question 11

John is considering purchasing some preferred stock from BBCC Corp. The company pays a $30 annual dividend on its preferred stock, and John believes he should earn 7 percent on the stock based on the company’s risk profile. What is the value of the stock per share?

$428.57

$42.86

$2.10

$210.00

Question 12

Your answer is correct.

The most common arrangement for bond coupon payments is

fixed-rate interest paid in semiannual payments.

floating-rate interest paid in annual payments.

zero-coupon payments.

indexed-rate payments.

Question 13

Your answer is correct.

Which statement regarding load mutual funds is true?

The most common type of load is a front-end load.

The load can be as high as 10 percent of the purchase price of the shares.

A back-end load is part of the expense ratio.

Load funds make more sense for active investors than buy-and-hold investors.

Question 14

Your answer is correct.

The basic equation for real estate return on investment is the increase in value plus the net rental income, minus the interest expense, all of which is divided by which financial component?

beginning investment

capital appreciation

ending outlay

market price

Question 15

Your answer is correct.

A life-cycle fund purchases assets designed to meet the needs of individuals in

retirement only.

middle-income earning years.

a particular stage of life.

high-income-earning years.

Question 16

Your answer is correct.

Financing the purchase of an investment in real estate with a mortgage at the time of borrowing at a low rate of interest and investing in assets that earn more than what they cost puts you ahead of the game due to the concept of

return on investment.

price appreciation.

Question 17

Your answer is correct.

Which fund classification would a focus on only stocks of Chinese companies match?

Growth fund

Income fund

Balanced fund

International fund

Question 18

Maryanne invested $1,000 in a mutual fund three weeks ago and noticed she was charged $85 for the purchase. Which kind of fund did she likely buy?

a front-end load fund

a back-end load fund

a no-load fund

an initial load fund

Question 19

Your answer is correct.

Which fund classification would a focus on assets that pay interest and/or dividends match?

Growth fund

Income fund

Balanced fund

Global fund

Question 20

Your answer is correct.

Most open-end mutual funds charge a front-end load, which is

a sales charge or commission paid by investors each year that they own shares in the fund.

a brokerage fee that is paid to a broker for selling mutual funds in the secondary market for an investor.

the annual expenses on the fund divided by the net asset value.

a sales charge or commission paid by an investor when purchasing shares in a mutual fund.

Question 21

Your answer is correct.

ABC Fund has 9 million shares outstanding. The fund’s portfolio is now valued at $300 million and the fund owes $18 million to the fund advisors and $5 million for rent and wages. What is the net asset value of the fund?

$30.78

$31.33

$33.00

$34.78

Question 22

Your answer is correct.

Which is a characteristic of an exchange-traded fund (ETF)?

Shares are traded in the secondary market like shares in a closed-end fund.

Shares trade at the net asset value like shares in an open-end fund.

The number of shares outstanding is fixed as in a closed-end fund.

The shares are invested only in common stock of publicly traded corporations.

Question 23

Your answer is correct.

Another term for back-end load is

distribution load.

contingent deferred sales charge.

management load.

operational load.

Question 24

Your answer is correct.

When a mutual fund assesses a charge at the time of a purchase it is called a(n) ________load.

front-end

back-end

redemption

initial

Question 25

If a firm has total expenses of $1 million and total assets of $20 million, what would the expense ratio be?

0.05 percent

0.5 percent

5 percent

50 percent

 

 

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FP 100T Week 4 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam Recent

In this graded assignment, you are assessed on the content covered in this week’s readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 4 Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

“Chapter 10: Saving for Distant Goals: Retirement and Education Funding”

“Chapter 11: The Fundamentals of Investing”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

Which of the following is NOT an income-driven repayment plan for federal student loans?

Income-based repayment

Pay as you Earn plan

Income deferment plan

Income-contingent plan

Question 2

If you are not working, you can apply with your loan servicer for which of the following to postpone monthly payments.

Forgiveness

Unemployment

Payment reduction

Deferment

Question 3

What type of loan starts accruing interest at the time of disbursement?

Subsidized

Pell

Unsubsidized

All federal loans

Question 4

Which of the following is the recommended guideline for the maximum amount to borrow in order to keep your monthly payments manageable?

Average salary for your chosen job

No more than household income

Average starting salary for your chosen job

Average starting salary for your chosen job times 1.25

Question 5

Your answer is correct.

The American Opportunity tax credit is a tax credit up to a maximum of

$500 for every eligible dependent who has incurred college expenses during the year.

$2,500 for every eligible dependent who has incurred college expenses during the year.

$2,000 per year for eligible college expenses incurred during a child’s first two years of college.

$1,500 per year for eligible expenses incurred during a child’s first two years of college.

Question 6

Your answer is correct.

________ are subject to regulations that resemble those of defined contribution plans offered by employers.

Traditional IRAs

Roth IRAs

Taxable accounts

Annuities

Question 7

Your answer is correct.

When comparing penalties for non qualified withdrawals on the Coverdell Education Savings Account and the two Section 529 plans, which of the following has/have a penalty of earnings subject to income tax plus a 10% penalty?

All three plans

Coverdell Education Savings Account

Section 529 Prepaid Tuition plan

Section 529 Savings plan

Question 8

Your answer is correct.

Which of the three government college savings programs does not tax growth or qualified withdrawals?

Section 529 Prepaid Tuition plan

Section 529 Savings plan

Coverdell Education Savings Account

All of the choices are correct.

Question 9

Your answer is correct.

Carla and Ben have been married for 50 years. During that time, Carla stayed home raising their children and maintaining their household while Ben worked for an engineering firm. When they reach retirement age, together Ben and Carla are eligible to receive

150% of Ben’s Social Security benefits.

half of Ben’s Social Security benefits.

only Ben’s Social Security benefits.

200% of Ben’s Social Security benefits.

  

Question 10

Your answer is correct.

The Lifetime Learning tax credit is a credit of

30 percent of the first $5,000 of college expenses up to a maximum of $1,500 for every eligible dependent who has incurred these expenses during the year.

20 percent of the first $5,000 of college expenses up to a maximum of $1,000 for every eligible dependent who has incurred these expenses during the first two years of college.

30 percent of the first $5,000 of college expenses up to a maximum of $1,500 for every eligible dependent who has incurred these expenses during the first two years of college.

20 percent of the first $10,000 of tuition and fees up to a maximum of $2,000 for every eligible dependent who has incurred these expenses during the year.

Question 11

In order to estimate your retirement income shortfall in the first year of retirement, you need to subtract your expected income from employer DB retirement plans from your before-tax income need in your first year of retirement, and then ________ expected Social Security benefits.

subtract

add

multiply by

divide by

Question 12

Your answer is correct.

Marnie and John have a joint and survivor annuity. This means that

the annuity pays a benefit until the second spouse dies.

the annuity pays a double benefit for their entire lives.

the annuity pays a benefit until the first spouse dies.

only the beneficiaries receive a benefit after both Marnie and John die.

Question 13

Your answer is correct.

If Jack Miller were to underestimate the effects of inflation on his retirement income, his standard of living in retirement could consistently__________ as he gets older.

increase

decline

stay the same

improve

Question 14

Evan works for an employer that does not provide a retirement plan as a benefit. He earns $175,000 per year. He plans to fund his own retirement account through his local bank. Which of the following would BEST suit Evan?

A traditional IRA

A Roth IRA

A taxable account

An annuity

Question 15

The minimum rate of return is usually called the

nominal risk-free rate.

nominal inflation rate.

expected rate of return.

expected required return.

Question 16

Your answer is correct.

Reinvestment risk is greatest for

short-term debt securities.

long-term debt securities.

common stock.

Question 17

Your answer is correct.

A bear market occurs when

the market is generally rising.

the market is generally declining.

the market is very volatile.

the market is fairly stagnant.

Question 18

Your answer is correct.

Portfolio diversification in the real world can be employed to

reduce risk of a portfolio up to a point.

eliminate the risk of a portfolio completely.

primarily increase the return of a portfolio.

primarily reduce the return of a portfolio.

Question 19

Your answer is correct.

________ is a type of investing strategy in which you purchase a collection of bonds with different maturities spread out over your investment horizon.

Laddering

Buy-and-hold

Indexing

DRIP

Question 20

Your answer is correct.

In order to assess the performance of a diversified mutual fund invested in stocks, one would use the ________ because it is a broad benchmark.

S&P 500

Dow Jones Industrial Average

NASDAQ Composite Index

Lehman Brothers US Treasury Index

Question 21

A major advantage of a buy-and-hold strategy is

greater expected return.

buying securities at their lowest price.

lower transaction costs.

lower default risk.

Question 22

If you purchase $100 of stock every month, you are practicing

market timing.

dollar cost averaging.

asset allocation.

Question 23

Your answer is correct.

The statement “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is recommending

active investing.

market timing.

portfolio management.

Question 24

Your answer is correct.

Dollar cost averaging will result in

a smaller return than a buy-and-hold strategy if prices are rising.

a lower average purchase price than the average price over the long term.

a higher average purchase price than the average price over the long term.

a greater return than a buy-and-hold strategy if prices are rising.

Question 25

  

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is not one of the strategies for successful investing?

Do your homework.

Hire a full-service broker to make your investment decisions.

Keep accurate records.

Understand and take advantage of tax rules

 

 

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In this graded assignment, you are assessed on the content covered in this weeks’ readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 3 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

“Chapter 5: Managing Credit: Credit Cards and Consumer Loans”

“Chapter 6: Making Automobile and Housing Decisions”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

Your answer is correct.

In calculating the annual percentage rate on a credit card account, the total annual finance charges includes interest and

late payment charges

all fees and charges assessed on the account

mandatory annual fee

overlimit charges

Question 2

The purpose of an amortization table is to

estimate the average monthly balance

calculate monthly payments on a mortgage

show the breakdown of monthly payments into interest paid on the outstanding balance and principal repayment over the life of a loan

identify when the loan will be paid in full

Question 3

Your answer is correct.

The legal document that specifies the terms and conditions of a consumer loan is the

trust agreement

lien

promissory note

judgement

Question 4

Your answer is correct.

When real property is used as collateral to secure a loan, the lender records a __________ against the property.

deed

mortgage

judgement

lien

Question 5

Your answer is correct.

In assessing a person’s creditworthiness using the Five Cs of Credit, which of the following is applicable in the category of “capacity”?

the income of the person applying for credit

the value of the asset that will secure the loan

the amount of other debt the applicant already owes

the credit score of the person applying for credit

Question 6

Your answer is correct.

Which type of bankruptcy requires the liquidation of most of your assets?

Chapter 13

Chapter 5

Chapter 7

Chapter 11

Question 7

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following statements is true concerning home equity loans?

Home equity loans cannot be used to pay for college costs.

Home equity loan proceeds are generally restricted as to purpose.

Home equity loans are generally installment loans with a 1-5 year term.

Home equity loan interest is tax-deductible up to a maximum of $100,000.

Question 8

Your answer is correct.

Payday lenders are controversial because they

charge very high rates of interest.

make it easier for undocumented workers to stay in the job market.

are in competition with traditional lenders.

allow people cash their paychecks even when they do not have a bank account.

Question 9

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following statements concerning the add-on interest method is true?

The lender subtracts the interest due from the principal before the borrower receives the loan proceeds.

It results in a lower APR than the simple interest method.

It usually results in a higher APR than the discount interest method.

Interest is added to the amount borrowed before the payments are calculated.

Question 10

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is not one of the situations that can defer student loan payments?

Peace Corps service

Change in citizenship

Postsecondary study

Economic hardship

Question 11

Your answer is correct.

When lenders evaluate your sources of income and your expenses, they are considering your

Capacity

Capital

Collateral

Character

Question 12

Your answer is correct.

When real property is used as collateral to secure a loan, the lender records a __________ against the property.

mortgage

lien

deed

judgement

Question 13

Your answer is correct.

The method most commonly used by financial institutions to determine finance charges on consumer loans is the

discount interest method

compound interest method

simple interest method

add-on interest method

Question 14

Your answer is correct.

Michael is considering getting a closed-end lease on a car for 48 months. The car dealer quotes him a monthly payment of $349. If Michael were to buy the car with the same down payment, his monthly payment would be $465 a month. Michael’s lease payment is lower because

car dealers make a lower profit on leased cars.

leased cars do not come with a manufacturer’s warranty.

he is not paying for the residual value of the car at the end of four years.

he is paying finance charges only on the amount of the car that will be depreciated over four years.

Question 15

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is a mortgage loan that has a fixed rate, a fixed term, and fixed payments?

growing equity mortgage

conventional mortgage

reverse annuity mortgage

ARM

Question 16

Which of the following statements is true of adjustable-rate mortgages?

There is no limit as the amount of payment change on an ARM.

The interest rate changes on ARMs are limited per year and per lifetime.

They generally carry higher initial interest rates than conventional mortgages.

They cannot be converted to fixed-rate loans.

Question 17

Your answer is correct.

When considering spending on housing needs, if a person is heavily immersed in credit card debt,

it would be a good idea to save money by cutting on housing expenditures and paying down credit card debt first.

credit card debt and housing needs are separate and should not be interlinked.

the individual should continue to borrow against credit cards to maintain a roof over their head.

the person should first satisfy housing needs and then focus on paying down credit card debt.

Question 18

Your answer is correct.

Gross capitalized cost in an automobile lease is equivalent to ___________ in a new car purchase.

depreciation

a down payment

a finance charge

a negotiated purchase price

Question 19

Your answer is correct.

An account held by the mortgage lender and used to cover property taxes and homeowner’s insurance is known as a(n):

assessed account.

reserve account.

tax account.

escrow account.

Question 20

Your answer is correct.

Mike is applying for a home loan and wants to buy a house worth $150,000 in a neighborhood close to his work. However, he only has $15,000 toward the down payment. Mike may be required by the lender to

buy a cheaper house further away from his work.

get a cosigner to the loan.

wait a few years before he can save a 20% down payment.

carry mortgage insurance and pay the premium.

Question 21

 

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is a variable operating expense of an automobile?

taxes

insurance premiums

finance charges

toll fees

Question 22

Your answer is correct.

In a home purchase, what are discount points?

A reduction in the annual interest rate of the mortgage loan because the buyer made a higher-than-required down payment.

Interest paid up front to the lender in return for a reduced monthly mortgage payment.

Interest paid up front by the buyer to the lender in return for a reduced annual interest rate.

A reduction in the closing costs due to the fact the buyer put up a large amount of earnest money.

Question 23

Your answer is correct.

An interest rate cap is likely to be associated with a(n) ________ mortgage.

adjustable rate

fixed rate

balloon

growing equity

Question 24

If all else is equal, which of the following is LEAST likely to increase the price of the house you can afford to buy?

increasing mortgage rates

longer mortgage term

improvement in your credit rating

increase in your gross monthly salary

_______________________________________

Question 25

Your answer is correct.

Closing costs on the purchase of a house

reduce the amount of cash available for the down payment.

increase the amount of cash available for the down payment.

increase the mortgage insurance premium.

are paid by the lender.

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In this graded assignment, you are assessed on the content covered in this week’s readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 2 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

• “Chapter 3: Budgeting and Cash Management”

• “Chapter 4: Tax Planning”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

Your answer is correct.

If you write a check or use your debit card when there isn’t enough money in your account to cover the payment, this is known as

being unbanked.

a stop payment.

an overdraft.

Question 2

Your answer is correct.

Simone spent an average of $500 each month on groceries last year for herself and her family. She is now forecasting the family budget for next year. She read that an inflation rate of 5% is expected. How much should Simone budget for the monthly food expense next year?

$500

$475

$525

$750

Question 3

Your answer is correct.

One approach to forecasting variable expenses is to

use a wide range of estimates.

assign probabilities to different outcomes.

increase them by the expected inflation rate.

keep them constant.

Question 4

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is (are) good reasons for tracking budget variances?

to ensure that large, irregular cash expenses do not cause financial hardship.

to determine the largest categories of expenditures for future reductions.

to identify small cash leakages before a major shortfall.

all of the choices are good reasons to track budget variances.

Question 5

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following types of accounts is not insured for $250,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?

savings account at a commercial bank

money market mutual fund offered by an insurance company

checking account at an online bank

savings account at a savings and loan association

Question 6

Your answer is correct.

A money market mutual fund is a mutual fund that invests in

stocks of the 500 largest companies in the United States.

investment quality corporate bonds.

short-term, low risk financial assets such as short-term government bonds.

long-term certificates of deposit.

Question 7

Your answer is correct.

Janice’s monthly expenses are $6,000, and she has $10,000 in checking and savings. Which of the following is true about her financial situation?

Janice has too much in liquid assets.

Janice should consider investing her $10,000 in a stock mutual fund to generate higher returns on her investment.

Janice needs to try to reduce her spending.

Janice needs to increase her emergency fund.

Question 8

Your answer is correct.

The steps in the budgeting process are forecasting cash flows, __________, monitoring, and reevaluating over time.

implementing

adjusting

negotiating

selecting

Question 9

Which of the following pays interest that is exempt from state and local taxation?

certificate of deposit

NOW account

series EE bond

Question 10

Your answer is correct.

Compared with time deposits, demand deposits

place a greater limit on the number of checks you can write each month.

require you to leave the finds on deposit for a longer period of time.

allow you to withdraw money at any time.

pay higher rates of interest.

Question 11

 

Your answer is correct.

 

A savings account that pays a stated rate of interest if you agree to leave your money on deposit for a certain period of time is known as a

 

mutual fund.

 

series EE fund.

 

certificate of deposit.

 

money market account.

 

Question 12

 

Your answer is correct.

 

A depository institution differs from a nondepository institution in that it gets its funds from

 

 

customer deposits.

 

 

the FDIC.

 

Question 13

 

Matthew is 16 years old and can be claimed as a dependent by his parents. He received $1,500 in dividends and $650 in interest and earned $4,800 from odd jobs during the year. Will Matthew need to file a separate tax return? Why?

 

Yes. His unearned income exceeds the maximum limit.

 

No. His unearned income and gross income do not exceed the maximum limits.

 

No. His gross income does not exceed the maximum limit.

 

Yes. His earned income exceeds the maximum limit.

 

Question 14

 

Your answer is correct.

 

Which of the following tax forms is known as the long form?

 

1040B

 

1040

 

1040X

 

1040A

 

Question 15

 

Your answer is correct.

 

Reimbursement accounts for qualified medical and child care expenses are known as

 

deferred compensation plans.

 

flexible spending accounts.

 

option plans.

 

cafeteria plans.

 

Question 16

 

Which of the following types of taxes paid is not an allowable itemized deduction?

 

use taxes

 

state income taxes

 

property taxes on your primary residence

 

personal property taxes

 

Question 17

 

Your answer is correct.

 

The U.S. income tax is considered

 

 

 

 

 

Question 18

 

Your answer is correct.

 

Lee earned a salary of $25,000 from his job as a server last year. In addition, he earned $12,500 in tips, $135 in interest income, and $200 in dividend income from investments. What was Lee’s total income last year?

 

$25,335

 

$25,000

 

$37,500

 

$37,835

 

Question 19

 

Your answer is correct.

 

Which of the following filing status categories receives the largest standard deduction?

 

head of household

 

married filing separately

 

married filing jointly

 

single and 65 or older

 

Question 20

 

Your answer is correct.

 

Which of the following tax credits best applies to a low-income family with two children?

 

retirement savings contribution credit

 

American Opportunity credit

 

lifetime learning credit

 

child tax credit

 

Question 21

 

Your answer is correct.

 

A progressive tax is one in which

 

you pay more if you earn more.

 

you pay less if you earn more.

 

you pay the same regardless of earnings.

 

taxes are used for progressive services.

Question 22

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following tax credits best applies to a low-income person contributing to an IRA?

child tax credit

American Opportunity credit

retirement savings contribution credit

lifetime learning credit

Question 23

Your answer is correct.

Your average tax rate will always be _______ your marginal rate.

more than

the difference between your taxable income and

less than or equal to

the same as

Question 24

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following must be included in total income on federal income tax returns?

insurance claim payments

tips and bonuses

worker’s compensation benefits

child support received

Question 25

Your answer is incorrect.

The dollar amount per qualifying household member that is subtracted from adjusted gross income is known as

a reduction.

a tax credit.

a deduction.

an exemption.

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In this graded assignment, you are assessed on the content covered in this weeks’ readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 1 Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

“Ch. 1: The Financial Planning Process”

“Ch. 2: Financial Planning Tools: Personal Financial Statements and the Time Value of Money”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following in NOT one of the recommended SMART guidelines for personal financial goals?

Specific

Realistic

Attainable

Manageable

Attainable

Manageable

Question 2

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following describes a financial advisor who is paid based on a percentage of products sold or purchased by clients?

Fee-based

Commission-only

Fee plus commission

Fee-only

Question 3

Your answer is correct.

A comprehensive financial plan includes three steps: establishing a firm foundation, securing basic needs, and

building and protecting wealth.

setting long-term goals.

monitoring progress.

setting short-term goals.

Question 4

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following would NOT be a major factor when choosing a personal financial planner?

education

affiliation

reputation

certification

Question 5

Your answer is correct.

The federal funds rate is the rate that

credit card issuers use as the teaser rate.

banks charge customers for short-term loans.

banks charge each other for short-term loans.

the Federal Reserve charges banks for short-term loans.

Question 6

Your answer is correct.

An expansion is a phase in the economic cycle that is characterized by

decreasing business investment and decreasing employment opportunities.

increasing business investment and decreasing employment opportunities.

increasing business investment and increasing employment opportunities.

decreasing business investment and increasing employment opportunities.

Question 7

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following describes a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)?

A CFP® has passed a rigorous exam.

A CFP® has worked in the banking industry.

A CFP® has at least five years of experience.

A CFP® majored in financial planning in college.

Question 8

Your answer is correct.

In deciding whether to go to graduate school, evaluating the benefit based on the potential change in your earnings is an example of

sensitivity analysis.

future value.

opportunity cost.

marginal reasoning.

Question 9

Your answer is correct.

The financial planning process includes five steps. Four of the steps are listed below:

Analyze your current financial status.

Implement your financial plan.

Monitor your progress and revise your plan as needed.

Organize your financial information and set short-term and long term goals.

What is the missing step?

Identify and evaluate alternative strategies for meeting your goals.

Understand the personal financial planning process.

Acquire the necessary decision-making skills and tools.

Build wealth and protection against emergencies.

Question 10

Your answer is correct.

In a fee-based arrangement, the planner is compensated with an annual fee that is usually

a set amount for all clients.

based on the number of financial products purchased.

waived for large investment portfolios.

based on the size of the client’s asset portfolio being managed.

Question 11

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following is NOT one of the steps in the personal financial planning process?

Purchase life insurance.

Implement a plan for achieving goals.

Identify and evaluating alternative strategies for achieving goals.

Develop short-term and long-term financial goals.

Question 12

Your answer is correct.

In a __________ arrangement, the planner is compensated for every financial product sold but does not receive any payment for developing a personal financial plan.

fee offset by commission

commission only

fee plus commission

fee only

Question 13

Your answer is correct.

Which of the following has passed a comprehensive examination covering all the topic areas considered necessary in the practice of financial planning and has at least three years of work experience in the field?

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

Accredited Financial Planner (AFC)

Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)

Question 14

Your answer is correct.

The basic idea of the time value of money is that $1 to be received in the future is worth ______ $1 received today because of the value of the compound interest.

less than

more than

the same as

Question 15

Your answer is correct.

A financial statement used to evaluate the relationship between your income and expenditures is known as a

personal cash flow statement.

cost-benefit statement.

personal balance sheet.

liquidity statement.

Question 16

Your answer is correct.

Gross monthly income = $3,500

After-tax monthly income = $2,870

Total debt = $86,000

Total monthly debt payments = $402

Total assets = $113,000

Based on the information given above, what is the debt ratio?

3%

131%

47%

76%

Question 17

Your answer is correct.

 

 

You can afford to make monthly payments of a certain amount for three years, and you want to know how much you can borrow based on this payment amount. Which type of time value of money calculation should be used to solve this problem?

 

 

future value of a lump sum

 

 

present value of an annuity

 

 

future value of an annuity

 

 

present value of a lump sum

 

 

Question 18

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

A personal cash flow statement

 

 

shows income and expenditures over a period of time.

 

 

uses the same information needed for the personal balance sheet.

 

 

shows income and expenditures at one specific point in time.

 

 

is necessary for calculating one’s net worth.

 

 

Question 19

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

You estimate your monthly mortgage principal and interest will be $1,000, property taxes will be $160 per month, and homeowner’s insurance will be $50 per month. If your gross monthly income is $4,000 per month and your tax rate is 20 percent, what is your mortgage debt service ratio?

 

 

65.2%

 

 

60.5%

 

 

30.25%

 

 

37.8%

 

 

Question 20

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

You expect to receive a sum of money 10 years from now, and you want to know how much it is worth today. Which time value of money calculation should be used to solve this problem?

 

 

future value of an annuity

 

 

present value of a lump sum

 

 

present value of an annuit

 

 

future value of a lump sum

 

 

Question 21

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

You plan to invest $2,000 every year (end-of-year payments) from now until you retire in 30 years. If you can earn 7% annually on your invested funds, how much will you have when you retire?

 

 

$15,225

 

 

$25,081

 

 

$188,922

 

 

$204,146

 

 

Question 22

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

In order to determine how much you would need to save yearly in order to finance your child’s college education in 10 years, you would use

 

 

future value.

 

 

future value of an annuity.

 

 

present value.

 

 

present value of an annuity.

 

 

Question 23

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

Which of the following is true regarding future value?

 

 

the higher the interest rate, the lower the future value

 

 

the longer the term, the lower the future value

 

 

the shorter the term, the higher the future value

 

 

the lower the interest rate, the lower the future value

 

 

Question 24

 

 

Your answer is correct.

 

 

Your assets total $100,000. Your total debts are $80,000. Your net worth is

 

 

0.8.

 

 

$180,000.

$20,000.

1.2.

Question 25

Your answer is correct.

You are considering two amortized loans with the same interest rate and the same initial amount borrowed. If the number of months to repay Loan X is greater than the number of months to repay Loan Y, the monthly payment on Loan X will be _____ than the payment on Loan Y.

highe

lower