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## What annual rate of interest compounded annually is required to double an investment in 12 years?

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.

## What is the rate of return of an investment that triples in value in 11 years?

The Rules of 114 and 144

Rule of 114 can be used to determine how long it will take an investment to triple, and the Rule of 144 will tell you how long it will take an investment to quadruple. For example, at **10%** an investment will triple in about 11 years (114 / 10) and quadruple in about 14.5 years (144 /10).

## How long will it take to triple an investment?

To the nearest year, it will it take **18 years** for an investment to triple, if it is continuously compounded at 6% per year.

## How long will it take money to triple at an APR of 7.5% compounded annually?

It will approximately take **18 years 10 months**.

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

Doubling Your Money In 1 year

If you are an aggressive investor and wish to see your money double itself in a span of 1 year then according to the rule of 72, you need to invest in avenues that provide **annualized returns ranging between 70% to 72%** (72/72 = 1).

## 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.

## What is the rule of 100 in investing?

The Rule of 100 **determines the percentage of stocks you should hold by subtracting your age from 100**. If you are 60, for example, the Rule of 100 advises holding 40% of your portfolio in stocks. The Rule of 110 evolved from the Rule of 100 because people are generally living longer.

## How 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 long will it take for money to triple itself if invested at 8% compounded annually?

The Rule of 115 It’s as simple as dividing your interest rate by 115. The quotient is the amount of time it will take you to triple your money. For example, if your money earns an 8 percent interest rate, it will triple in **14 years and 5 months** (115 divided by 8 equals 14.4).

## How long will it take for an investment to double in value if it earns 5% compounded continuously?

Yes, you just use 100 instead of 72. For example, at 5% annual interest, it would take **20 years** to double your money (100 / 5 = 20).

## How long will it take money to triple itself if invested at 5% simple interest rate?

∴ The number of years by which a sum will triple itself at 5% p.a is **40 years**.