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Compound Interest Calculator

Updated: September 5 2010,
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The Compound Interest Calculator visually shows the dramatic effect that compounding can have on investments. Adjust the monthly savings, interest rate, and starting age to see how money grows over time.

Note that this interactive requires the Flash Player plug-in. For an alternative, try this slower HTML5 version.