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## 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 will it take to double your money if it earns a simple interest of 10% per year?

How long will it take to double your money if it earns a simple interest of 10% per year? 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 ((1.107.

## How long does it take for 500000 to double at 6% using simple interest?

It’ll take **24 years** for your investment to double. If your interest rate is 6%, then 72/6 = 12 years.

## How can I double my money in 3 years?

**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.

## Can I double my money in 5 years?

Double Money in 5 Years

If you want to double your money in 5 years, then you can apply the thumb rule in a reverse way. **Divide the 72 by the number of years in which you want to double your money**. So to double your money in 5 years you will have to invest money at the rate of 72/5 = 14.40% p.a. to achieve your target.

## 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 is 70% calculated?

To calculate a percentage of some number, change the percentage into a decimal, and the word “of” into multiplication. Example 1. Find 70% of 80. … So when you multiply **0.7 × 80**, think of multiplying 7 × 80 = 560.

## What is the 70 percent rule for retirement?

An often-cited rule of thumb is that you’ll need **70 per cent of the income earned in your later working years to live comfortably in retirement**.