How Much Money Do I Have To Invest To Be A Millionaire In 25 Years?

Becoming A Millionaire In 25 Years

The goal is to reach $1,000,000 over a 25 year time frame. Investing in the stock market can build wealth for anyone over time. This just requires consistently investing in the right risk assets over a fixed period of time. The whiteboard video above will demonstrate exactly how much money you need to invest in a basic index fund to hit the $1,000,000 level in 25 years. 

  • Starting investment amount: $1000
  • Investment vehicle: S&P500 exchange traded fund
  • Average annual return: 9 percent (*excluding taxes)
  • Time: 25 years
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