The simulation uses historically accurate Prime Rate percentages. In the year prior to Round 1 (Round 0) the rate was 6.5%. The rate increases a half of percentage point each of the following years.

Prime Rates

Round | 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 |

Percentage | 6.5% | 7.0% | 7.5% | 8.0% | 8.5% | 9.0% | 9.5% | 10.0% | 10.5% |