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# Forecast the future of your money with our free interest calculators

## Determine how much you can save to secure your financial future.

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An interest calculator saves you a ton of time by helping you figure out how much money you need to sock away to meet your financial goals. Hereâ€™s one you can use:

With so many types of savings accounts on the market, it can be hard to know which savings account is right for you. Once youâ€™ve determined your savings style and have an idea of how much money you can put away weekly or monthly, use our interest calculator to compare rates and see the difference they can make to your savings goals.

To use this calculator, youâ€™ll need to input:

1. The initial amount youâ€™ll deposit into your account. This can be \$0.
2. The amount youâ€™ll deposit each week or month.
3. The interest rate youâ€™ll earn.
4. The number of years you plan to save.

The calculator totals the amount of money youâ€™ll have at the end of the savings term, along with a breakdown of how much of the total is interest compared to how much youâ€™ve deposited.

See how much of a difference there can be when you calculate the growth of your savings.

### Calculate how compound interest affects CDs

Certificates of deposit allow you to lock in a certain amount of money at a specified rate for an agreed period of time, usually between 3 months and 10 years. This calculator will illustrate how much interest youâ€™ll earn during this time depending on how often itâ€™s compounded. To use it, youâ€™ll need to know the interest rate youâ€™re going to earn, how much youâ€™re depositing and the length of time youâ€™ll be locking your money away.

Dig deeper into how to calculate the best CD rate for you.

### Why use a calculator?

Calculators are a fast, accurate way to predict how your money grows over time. They can also help you realize what you spend your money on each month so you can identify how to improve your spending.

Remember that a calculator is only as accurate as the information you put into it. If you donâ€™t accurately represent your spending patterns, your results wonâ€™t be accurate. Be honest about what youâ€™re willing to set aside each week or month to get an accurate projection.

### Compare savings accounts and CDs

\$
\$
months
Name Product Interest rates (APY) Fee Minimum deposit to open Interest earned
0.60%
\$0
\$0
Enjoy no monthly fees and a competitive APY with this online-only savings account. Accounts offered by American Express National Bank, Member FDIC.
0.61%
\$0
\$250
No monthly maintenance fees. No minimum balance requirements. Interest compounded daily.

1.00% on \$0 to \$10,000 but youâ€™ll need to be enrolled in Aspiration Plus and make at least \$1,000 in debit card purchases a month
\$0 per month or \$15 per month for Aspiration Plus (\$12.50 per month if you pay annually)
\$10
Deposits are fossil fuel-free and insured by the FDIC. Enjoy a spend and save combo account with unlimited cash back rewards and a \$100 bonus when you spend \$1,000 in your first 60 days.
0.50%
\$0
\$100
A savings account with a higher-than-average rate and minimal fees.
0.50%
\$0
\$1
Ponce Bank Savings account, offered through SaveBetter, has a \$1 opening deposit and earns 0.50% APY.
0.25%
\$0
\$0
SoFi MoneyÂ® is a cash management account that charges no account fees to save, spend, and earn cash back rewards when you spend on brands you love.

### Compare up to 4 providers

Name Product 1-year APY 18-month APY 2-year APY 3-year APY 5-year APY
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.55%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.55%
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%