5.2.2 Spot the highest Annual Equivalent Rate (AER)
This quiz tests your ability to spot the highest Annual Equivalent Rate (AER).
The correct answer is a.
Well done. Daily is the correct answer. The more frequent the payment, the more compounding of interest there will be. Therefore, annual 5% interest paid weekly will have a higher AER than 5% paid monthly, which in turn will have a higher AER than 5% paid quarterly. The table here shows AERs for each period.