Personal Finance Rules - A Thread

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Rule of 72 (Double Your Money)
Rule of 114 (Triple)
Rule of 144 (Quadruple)
Rule of 70 (Inflation)
4% Withdrawal Rule
100 - Minus Age Rule
10, 5, 3 Rule
50-30-20 Rule
3X Emergency Rule
40℅ EMI Rule
Life Insurance Rule

Rule of 72

No. of yrs required to double your money at a given rate, U just divide 72 by interest rate
Eg, if you want to know how long it will take to double your money at 8% interest, divide 72 by 8 and get 9 yrs

At 6% rate, it will take 12 yrs
At 9% rate, it will take 8 yrs

Rule of 114


No. of years required to triple your money at a given rate, U just divide 114 by interest rate.

For example, if you want to know how long it will take to triple your money at 12% interest, divide 114 by 12 and get 9.5 years

At 6% interest rate, it will take 19yrs

Rule of 144

No. of years required to quadruple your money at a given rate, U just divide 144 by interest rate.

For eg, if you want to know how long it will take to quadruple your money at 12% interest, divide 144 by 12 and get 12 yrs.

At 6% interest rate, it will take 24yrs

Rule of 70

Divide 70 by current inflation rate to know how fast the value of your investment will get reduced to half its present value.

Inflation rate of 7% will reduce the value of your money to half in 10 years.

4% Rule for Financial Freedom

Corpus Reqd- 25*Annual Expenses

Eg- annual expense is 500,000 then corpus required to retire is 1.25 cr.

Put 50% into fixed income & 50% into equity.

Withdraw 4% every yr, i.e.5 lac.

10-5-3 Rule

One should have reasonable returns expectations

10℅ Rate of return - Equity / Mutual Funds
5℅ - Debts ( Fixed Deposits or Other Debt instruments)
3℅ - Savings Account

50-30-20 Rule - Allocation

Divide your income into
50℅ - Needs - Groceries, rent, emi
30℅ - Wants - Entertainment, vacations, etc
20℅ - Savings - Equity, MFs, Debt, FD, etc

Atleast try to save 20℅ of your income.
You can definitely save more

6X Emergency Rule

Always put atleast 6 times your monthly income in Emergency funds for emergencies such as Loss of employment, medical emergency, etc.

6 X Monthly Income

40℅ EMI Rule

Never go beyond 40℅ of your income into EMIs.

Say you earn, 50,000 per month. So you should not have EMIs more than 20,000 .

This Rule is generally used by Finance companies to provide loans. You can use it to manage your finances.

*Life Insurance Rule *

Always have Sum Assured as 20 times of your Annual Income

20 X Annual Income

Say you earn 5 Lacs annually, u shud atleast have 1 crore insurance by following this Rule
 
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