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If you had to choose between a mutual fund that earned 7.5% compound interest and a bond that earned 7.5% simple interest, you would probably prefer the mutual fund because it would be more profitable in the long run. A bond would only earn you the interest that is paid on it, whereas a mutual fund will also reinvest your earnings back into the fund, which will increase the amount of money that you will earn over time.

Investing in a bond over a mutual fund might not be the best option for everyone, depending on their individual circumstances. For example, someone with a high risk tolerance might prefer to invest


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Question: If you had the choice between investing $1,000 in a mutual fund that earns 7.5% compound interest or a bond that earns simple interest at 7.5%, which would you prefer and why?

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I would prefer to invest in the mutual fund that earns 7.5% compound interest. Compound interest helps to accumulate wealth faster than simple interest and can lead to larger returns over time. Compounding means that the interest you earn is continually added to your principal, so you will earn interest on interest, as opposed to simple interest which does not compound. This can help you achieve better returns on your investment over the long run.

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Jan. 4, 2023, 8:30 a.m.

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Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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