The Classic Way—Earning It Slowly

The rule of 72 is a famous shortcut for calculating how long it will take for an investment to double if its growth compounds.

Just divide 72 by your expected annual rate.

The result is the number of years it will take to double your money.

## How can I double my money fast?

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

If you divide your expected annual rate of return into 72, you can find out how many years it will take you to double your money. Let’s say, for example, that you expect to get returns of 10 percent a year. Divide 10 into 72, and you discover the number of years it takes you to double your money, which is seven years.

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## How can I double my money in 2 years?

The rule states that the amount of time required to double your money can be estimated by dividing 72 by your rate of return. 1 For example: If you invest money at a 10% return, you will double your money every 7.2 years.