How the game works

Start with a five dollar bill; increase it 5%. Add it back and do it again.

Do it 250 more times and you’ll be a millionaire.

The first 75 times, you’ll only need to come up with ten bucks or less.

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The next 25 times will be less than $25.

By then, you’ll have some money to work with.  It’s challenging at first.  Can you use $500 to make another $25?

That starts the game.

Use your money to get a little more money.  Throw it back in and do it again.

Level up just 150 more times and you’ll be a millionaire.

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26 thoughts on “How the game works

  1. Neat idea – and it really shows the power of compounding. It would be great if you created an “About” page or something to make it easier for people to understand the game.

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  2. This is such an interesting idea, I’ve heard of compounding, but never thought to do it on my own outside of a financial institution. I found your link in sewing discussions on pattern review, thank you for this blog!

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  3. Really neat idea, I guess as the trick is to find a way to consistently make a 5% return especially as the numbers get bigger, but I suppose it’s possible if you get creative. Can’t wait to see how if goes.

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