# Finance Charge: Unpaid Balance Method pp. 261-263 7-2 SECTION.

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Finance Charge: Unpaid Balance Method pp. 261-263 7-2 SECTION

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 2 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 2 of 15 7-2 Section Objective Find: finance charge by using the unpaid-balance method

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 3 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 3 of 15 7-2 unpaid-balance method (p. 261) Computing the finance charge on a credit account based on the portion of the previous balance that has not been paid. Key Words to Know

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 4 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 4 of 15 7-2 Unpaid Balance = Previous Balance – (Payments + Credits) Finance Charge = Unpaid Balance × Periodic Rate New Balance = Unpaid Balance + Finance Charge + New Purchases Formula

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 5 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 5 of 15 7-2 What is Yuma’s new balance if the finance charge for an unpaid balance is 1.9 percent annual interest rate? A Financial Gem? p. 261

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 6 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 6 of 15 7-2 A portion of Lucille Sherman’s charge account statement is shown in Figure 7.3 below. The monthly finance charge is 1.5 percent of the unpaid balance. What is the new account balance? Example 1

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 7 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 7 of 15 7-2 Figure 7.3

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 8 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 8 of 15 7-2 Find the unpaid balance. Previous Balance – (Payments + Credits) \$132.40 – \$40.00 = \$92.40 Example 1 Answer: Step 1

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 9 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 9 of 15 7-2 Find the finance charge. Unpaid Balance × Periodic Rate \$92.40 × 1.5% = \$1.386 or \$1.39 Example 1 Answer: Step 2

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 10 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 10 of 15 7-2 Find the new balance. Unpaid Balance + Finance Charge + New Purchases \$92.40 + \$1.39 + \$79.55 = \$173.34 Example 1 Answer: Step 3

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 11 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 11 of 15 7-2 Alejandro Martinez has a charge account which uses the unpaid-balance method of computing finance charges. The periodic rate is 1.85 percent. If his previous balance is \$478.68 and he had payments and credits of \$250.00, find his unpaid balance and finance charge. If he has new purchases of \$38.50, find his new balance. Example 2

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 12 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 12 of 15 7-2 Step: Find the new balance. Unpaid balance = \$478.68 – \$250.00 = \$228.68 Finance charge = \$228.68 × 1.85% = \$4.23058 or \$4.23 New balance = \$228.68 + \$4.23 + \$38.50 = \$271.41 Example 2 Answer

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 13 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 13 of 15 7-2 Previous balance of \$390. Payments and credits total \$225. Periodic interest rate is 1.5 percent. What is the unpaid balance? What is the finance charge? New purchases of \$60.98. What is the new balance? Practice 1

Click to edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 14 SECTION Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MBA, Section 7-2, Slide 14 of 15 7-2 Unpaid balance: \$165.00 Finance charge: \$2.48 New balance: \$228.46 Practice 1 Answer

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