Time Value of Money
Time value of money is the concept that the value of a dollar promised in the future is less than the value of a dollar to be received today. For different situations, financial reporting uses different measurements. Some of the applications of present value-based measurements to accounting topics are notes, leases, pensions and installment contracts, etc.

This article presents three exercises in order to develop students’ basic valuation concepts and skills with respect to time value of money. The first exercise introduces the importance and power of money’s time value. It uses a video accompanied with a couple of questions to attract students’ attention in time value of money and valuation material. Financial markets provided the money to fund history’s activities. Since operations in these markets mainly relied on the improvement of mathematics, capital markets cannot develop without the time value of money mathematics.

The second exercise attempts to help students discover relationships between cash flows, interest rates and investment values by four steps. Step 1 introduces basic time-value-of-money calculations and the way to use present value tables. The purpose of the second step is to associate investment purchase price with the present value of future cash flows. Next, step 3 introduces earnings calculation and amortization concepts. It teaches students how to calculate the interest earnings (or expense) from a series of bond cash flows and adjust the bond investment’s carrying value. After being familiar with the calculation of a bond’s cash flows, step 4 explains bonds and bond terminology. The concept includes face value, stated rate of interest, market rate of interest, par, discount and premium calculations.

The last exercise is the application of the time value of money – a retirement savings assignment. The assignment contains two parts: one is calculating future retirement asset values based on given retirement...

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TimeValue of Money
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...Introduction
The timevalue of money is an important concept in financial management. It can be used to compare investment alternatives and to solve problems involving loans, mortgages, leases, savings, and annuities. The timevalue of money can be defined as the value of money received today instead of in the future. This is based on the premise that cash in hand today is more...

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5.1 Money has a timevalue because a dollar in hand today is worth more than a dollar to be received in the future. This makes sense because if we had the dollar today, we could buy something with it or invest it and earn interest.
5.5 Compounding is the process by which interest earned on an investment is reinvested so that in future periods, interest is earned on the interest previously earned as well as the principal....

...TimeValue of MoneyTimevalue of money is an amount of money available today can be safely invested to accumulate to a larger amount in the future.
Present value- an amount of money available today.
Future amount-amount receivable/payable at a future date
Relationship Between Present Values and Present Values
The difference...

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