Question : Crissie just won the lottery, and she choose among three : 6942
Crissie just won the lottery, and she choose among three award options. She can elect to receive a lump sum today of $61 million, to receive 10 end-of-year payments of $9.5 million, or to receive 30 end-of-year payments of $5.5 million. If she thinks she can earn 7% annually, which should she choose? If she expects to earn 8% annually, which is the best choice? If the expects to earn 9% annually, which option would you recommend? Explain how interest rates influence her choice.