Articles under “compound interest”

How Do Interest Rates Work? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Whether you *think* you completely understand what interest rates are and how they work, or you know that you definitely don’t know everything about them, this will lay out all the essential details.

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The Miracle of Compound Interest

Compound interest is the magic force that stimulates the wild proliferation of an investment when it’s left alone for long enough — but there’s one important thing you have to do for it to work. Let us explain exactly how your money grows on itself.

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You’re Likely Undervaluing Your Future Net Worth

If you’ve done mental math to project your future net worth, your assumptions are probably off. Here, we’ll talk about how Wealthfront factors in the impact of compounding, investment returns, inflation, and debt repayments.

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A Parent’s Perspective on Planning for College

Today is 529 Day. That might sound like a corny thing to get excited about, but as a dad it makes me think about my kids.

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