ONLY 48% OF U.S. WORKERS HAVE TRIED TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH THEY WILL NEED TO SAVE FOR A COMFORTABLE RETIREMENT.
Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2015
How much retirement income will you need? How much life insurance is enough? What type of IRA is right for you?
Our financial calculators are designed as educational tools to help you estimate answers to common financial questions. They are not intended to predict future returns or results. Simply click on one of the general financial topics below and you’ll find a selection of easy-to-use calculators about related financial topics.
These calculators are hypothetical examples used for illustrative purposes and do not represent the performance of any specific investment or product. Rates of return will vary over time, particularly for long-term investments. Investments offering the potential for higher rates of return also involve a higher degree of risk of loss. Actual results will vary.
COST OF RAISING A CHILD
With USDA’s Cost of Raising a Child Calculator, you can estimate how much it will annually cost to raise a child.
LOANS & CREDIT CARDS
How much will it cost to pay off a loan over its lifetime?
Estimate of the maximum amount of financing you can expect to get when you begin house hunting.
Determine whether you should consider refinancing your mortgage.
This calculator can help you determine how soon you can pay off your mortgage.
CREDIT CARD DEBT
How Long Will It Take to Pay my Balance?
How much would your monthly lease payment be?
How much can you afford to pay for a car?
Use this calculator to estimate the federal estate taxes that could be due on your estate after you die.
RETIREMENT & INFLATION
COST OF RETIREMENT
Use this calculator to estimate how much income and savings you may need in retirement.
REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTIONS
Estimate the annual required distribution from your traditional IRA or former employer’s retirement plan after you turn age 70½.
IMPACT OF INFLATION
Estimate the future cost of an item based on today’s prices and the rate of inflation you expect.
RETIREMENT PLAN EARLY DISTRIBUTION
Estimate how much would remain after paying income taxes and penalties if you took an early distribution from a retirement plan.
PERSONAL INFLATION RATE
Is your personal inflation rate higher or lower than the CPI?
RETIREMENT PORTFOLIO LIFESPAN
How Long Will Your Funds Last?
TAXES & IRAS
FEDERAL INCOME TAX
This calculator can help you estimate your annual federal income tax liability.
Compare the potential future value of tax-deferred investments to that of taxable investments.
Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.
ROTH IRA CONVERSION
This calculator can help you determine whether you should consider converting to a Roth IRA.
SAVING & INVESTING
Use this calculator to estimate the cost of your child’s education, based on the variables you input.
How much do you need to save each year to meet your long-term financial goals?
Estimate the future value of your current savings.
TAXABLE EQUIVALENT YIELD
Calculate the rate of return you would have to receive from a taxable investment to realize an equivalent tax-exempt yield.
CAPITAL GAINS TAXES
Estimate short-term and long-term federal capital gains taxes
CASH FLOW ANALYSIS
This Cash Flow Analysis form will help you weigh your income vs. your expenses.
A balance sheet summarizes your assets and liabilities and reveals your net worth.
This calculator is designed to help you attach a dollar figure to your life’s work.
How much life insurance would you need to produce a sufficient income stream for your family?
Knowing your likely life expectancy is an important factor in making long-term financial plans.
LONG-TERM CARE SELF INSURANCE
Will you be able to afford nursing home care?
LTCI COST OF WAITING
Estimate the potential cost of waiting to purchase a long-term care insurance policy.
DISABILITY INCOME INSURANCE
How much Disability Income Insurance do you need?