# business analytics – the art of modeling with spreadsheets. Chapter 14 problems 6 and 9… 1 answer below »

how much money should he expect to have in his retirement fund at age 60? b. What is the probability that he will have more than \$1 million in his retirement fund when he reaches age 60? C. How much should he invest each year if he wants the mean value of his portfolio to be at least \$1 million at age 60? d. How much should he invest each year if he wants there to be a 90 percent chance of having at least \$1 million in his retirement fund at age 60? 6. Health Claims. A large manufacturing company self-insures its employee health insurance claims. That is it collects a fixed amount each month from every employee for health care costs and then it pays the entire claim amounts using its own funds to make up the difference. It would like to estimate its total health care payments for the coming year. The total number of employees at the start of the year is 11,124. The firm expects the number of employees to change each month over the coming year by a percentage that is uniformly distributed between —2 percent and 5 percent. Employees contribute \$125 each per month toward their health care costs, while the average claim is \$250 per month. The average claim itself is expected to grow by an amount given by a normal distribution with a mean of 1 percent and a standard deviation of 2 percent.
9 a. What is the expected cost to the company of covering employee health care costs in the coming year?
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