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## How can I double my money in one year?

**Here are some options to double your money:**

- Tax-free Bonds. Initially tax- free bonds were issued only in specific periods. …
- Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) …
- Corporate Deposits/Non-Convertible Debentures (NCD) …
- National Savings Certificates. …
- Bank Fixed Deposits. …
- Public Provident Fund (PPF) …
- Mutual Funds (MFs) …
- Gold ETFs.

## How can I double my money fast?

**Here are five ways to double your money.**

- 401(k) match. If your employer offers a match for your 401(k) contributions, this can be the easiest and most guaranteed way to double your money. …
- Savings bonds. …
- Invest in real estate. …
- Start a business. …
- Let compound interest work its magic.

## How long will it take for an investment to double at a 3% per year?

To use the rule, divide 72 by the investment return (or interest rate your money will earn). The answer will tell you the number of years it will take to double your money. For example: If your money is in a savings account earning 3% a year, it will take **24 years** to double your money (72 / 3 = 24).

## How long should it take to double your money in investments?

For example, if you invest $10,000 at 10 percent compound interest, then the “Rule of 72” states that in **7.2 years** you will have $20,000. You divide 72 by 10 percent to get the time it takes for your money to double. The “Rule of 72” is a rule of thumb that gives approximate results.

## What should I do with 20k?

**Here are 10 ways you can invest that money, including suggested allocations and other tips.**

- Invest with a robo-advisor.
- Invest with a broker.
- Do a 401(k) swap.
- Invest in real estate.
- Build a well-rounded portfolio.
- Put the money in a savings account.
- Try out peer-to-peer lending.
- Start your own business.

## Where can I invest my money for 1 year?

**Let’s take a look at the Best short term investment options to invest in 2020.**

- Recurring Deposits.
- Money Market Account.
- Debt Instrument.
- Bank Fixed Deposits.
- Post-office Time Deposits.
- Large Cap Mutual Funds.
- Corporate deposits.

## How can I turn $500 into $1000?

**Check out the eight ways you can turn $500 into $1000.**

- Learn the Stock Market. …
- Try Robo Investing. …
- Add Real Estate to Your Portfolio with Fundrise. …
- Start an Online Business. …
- Invest in Yourself with Online Courses. …
- Resell Thiftstore Clothing. …
- Flip Clearance Finds. …
- Peer to Peer Lending with Prosper.

## Where should I invest 100k right now?

**Here are some of the best ways to invest $100,000:**

- Focus on growth industries and stocks. The world economy is changing at a rapid pace, with some industries expanding and others contracting. …
- Buy dividend stocks. …
- Invest in ETFs. …
- Buy bonds and bond ETFs. …
- Invest in REITs.

## How many years will it take an investment to double at 10% interest?

For example, the Rule of 72 states that $1 invested at an annual fixed interest rate of 10% would take 7.2 years ((72/10) = 7.2) to grow to $2. In reality, a 10% investment will take **7.3 years** to double ((1.10^{7.3} = 2). The Rule of 72 is reasonably accurate for low rates of return.

## How long will it take $1000 to double at 6 interest?

To use the Rule of 72 in order to determine the approximate length of time it will take for your money to double, simply divide 72 by the annual interest rate. For example, if the interest rate earned is 6%, it will take **12 years** (72 divided by 6) for your money to double.

## How many years will it take your investment to double with 2% interest rate?

If you use the logarithmic formula, the answer is 8.04 years—a negligible difference. In contrast, if you have a 2% rate of return, your Rule of 72 calculation returns a time to double of **36 years**. But if you run the numbers using the logarithmic formula, you get 35 years—a difference of an entire year.