Tag: rule of 72

Capital Accumulation Is Difficult


In the beginning, most of us have trouble saving money. It requires judgements about the use of money and about time. In particular, the present versus the future. How we assess the value of a future benefit is crucial to this judgement. If we… Continue Reading “Capital Accumulation Is Difficult”

The Rule of 72 And How It Helps


It takes some effort to catch the meaning behind exponential growth.

The Financial Planning Puzzle


Financial planning needs a guide. At least in the beginning.

The Essence of Planning


You cannot hit targets you cannot see.

The Last Double


No one is intuitive with compound interest. Learn some helpers.

Start Saving Sooner


The first dollars you save count for more.

A Little Investment Math Lesson


Learn about the last double.

What Does Average Mean?


Averages, with no thought, are dangerous

Find Your Financial Meaning


Sometimes you must work out the numbers so that you can make better decisions.

You Should Not Expect A High Yield For Long


Your future financial wealth depends on three things.  Only two of them matter. The three things are: Money Invested (Capital) Duration of Investment Net Yield Capital matters least and that is a good thing because many have little of it.  They can get it… Continue Reading “You Should Not Expect A High Yield For Long”

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