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he wants Steve to work, not be a \"trust fund baby,\" but he also wants to ensure that Steve is provided for in his old age. Until now, the grandfather has been disappointed with Ed, hence has not given him anything. However, they recently reconciled, and the grandfather decided to make an equivalent provision for Ed. He will make the first payment to a trust for Ed today, and he has instructed his trustee to make 40 additional equal annual payments until Ed turns 65, when the 41st and final payment will be made. If both trusts earn an annual return of 8%, how much must the grandfather put into Ed\'s trust today and each subsequent year to enable him to have the same retirement nest egg as Steve after the last payment is made on their 65th birthday? a. \$3,726 b. \$3,912 c. \$4,107 d. \$4,313 e. \$4,528 5. John and Daphne are saving for their daughter Ellen\'s college education. Ellen just turned 10 at (t = 0), and she will be entering college 8 years from now (at t = 8). College tuition and expenses at State U. are currently \$14,500 a year, but they are expected to increase at a rate of 3.5% a year. Ellen should graduate in 4 years--if she takes longer or wants to go to graduate school, she will be on her own. Tuition and other costs will be due at the beginning of each school year (at t = 8, 9, 10, and 11). So far, John and Daphne have accumulated \$15,000 in their college savings account (at t = 0). Their long-run financial plan is to add an