Astounding isn’t it?

With a **1%** return on investment you won’t even manage to double your investment after **30** years. Not investing your savings isn’t going to get you anywhere.

If you manage a return on investment of **4%**, it’ll take roughly **18** years to double your investment. After **30** years your investment has turned into **€ 3,243.00.**

Now let’s have a closer look at a **7%** return on investment. Doubling your investment now takes rougly **11** years. A **30** year investment horizon will end up multiplying your initial investment over **7** times, resulting in a total of** € 7,612.00**.

Should you realize a **10%** return, your investment will double in only **8** years. In **30** years time a mere **€ 1,000.00** has turned into **€ 17,449.00, **multiplying the initial investment over **17 **times.

And lastly, a **13%** return will take **6** years to double your investment. After **30** years you’ll have **€ 39,116.00. **Your initial investment have multiplied over **39 times! **

Lots of numbers right? It’s time to put these in a graph to fully grasp the concept of compound interest.