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## Is 30% a good return on investment?

Time is also a factor and is important when considering investing in a business. A ROI figure of 30% from one store looks better than one of 20% from another for example. The 30% though may be over three years as opposed to the 20% from just the one, thus the **one year investment** obviously is the better option.

## What is a fair return on investment?

Fair return on investment means **a reasonable return on the investment of a public utility**, determinable only by the exercise of sound judgment and common sense, being a matter of fair approximation, not capable of exact mathematical demonstration.

## How much would $8000 invested in the S&P 500 in 1980 be worth today?

Comparison to S&P 500 Index

To help put this inflation into perspective, if we had invested $8,000 in the S&P 500 index in 1980, our investment would be nominally worth **approximately $934,023.27 in 2021**.

## Is 15% a good return on investment?

A good return on investment is generally considered to be **about 7% per year**. This is the barometer that investors often use based off the historical average return of the S&P 500 after adjusting for inflation.

## Is 5 percent a good return on investment?

Safe Investments

Historical returns on safe investments tend to fall in the **3%** to 5% range but are currently much lower (0.0% to 1.0%) as they primarily depend on interest rates. When interest rates are low, safe investments deliver lower returns.

## What would $1 million dollars invested in 1970 be worth today?

$1,000,000 in 1970 is equivalent in purchasing power to **about $7,069,845.36 today**, an increase of $6,069,845.36 over 51 years. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 3.91% per year between 1970 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 606.98%.

## How much do I need to invest to be a Millionaire S&P 500?

Key Points. **A $500 monthly investment** in the S&P 500 over the past 40 years would be worth over $3.3 million today. Investing in an S&P 500 index fund makes you an investor in big names like Amazon, Apple, and Disney. Historically, the S&P 500 has produced average annual returns of about 10%.

## What is the most common winning investment strategy for new beginners?

There are many investment types, but the most popular strategy, especially for beginners, is **value investing**. An investment strategy made popular by Warren Buffet, the principle behind value investing is simple: buy stocks that are cheaper than they should be based on their long-term earnings potential.