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The Rule of 72 is a commonly used mathematical formula that estimates the time it takes for an investment to double its value based on a given interest rate.

The Rule of 72

The “Rule of 72” is a fundamental principle in investing that estimates how long it takes to double your money. Instead of relying on this rule as a shortcut, there is a more precise logarithmic formula that can be used to determine the time it takes to grow your money at different annualized returns. Check out the graphic from the Visual Capitalist for a visual representation of this concept. Stay safe and have a Happy Friday! Hat tip to the Visual Capitalist for the information. For more details, you can visit the original article on Real Estate Investing Today.

The Rule of 72


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