Time Value of Money Using the Rule of 72

Randy Koehler,
Certified Financial Planner
Registered Investment
Advisor Associate

A simple but very useful tool to accurately predict your future values.  By dividing your current investment yield percentage into the number 72, the resulting answer is the number of years needed to double the value of your investment. 

Current Yield Investment

Input Your Current
Investment Yield
Percentage Here

     72 /           % =

  Years Needed to
Double Your Money