Time Value Of Money And Retirement Today Sam And Elizabeth Each Have 600 000 In

Time value of money and retirement

Today, Sam and Elizabeth each have $600,000 in an investment account. No other contributions will be made to their investment accounts.  Both have the same goal: They each want their account to reach $1 million, at which time each will retire. Sam has his money invested in risk-free securities with an expected annual return of 2%. Elizabeth has her money invested in a stock fund with an expected annual return of 8%. How many years after Elizabeth retires will Sam retire?

a.   6.64

b.  12.55

c.  19.16

d.  20.23

e.  25.80

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