Discounting Future Value

Discounting the future value is the process of figuring out what that future value is in present-day money. Use this tutorial to learn how to calculate the discounted future value given the future value, periodic interest rate, and number of periods. Continue reading

Compound Interest Made Simple

Compound interest is the method of finding interest where interest is charged on the principal as well as the interest already accumulated. Review a simpler method for finding compound interest with this tutorial. Continue reading

Compound Interest

Calculating compound interest, as used in mortages, is now much easier. Learn how to find the interest using the principal, number of compounding periods, and interest rate. Use your own values for an added bonus! Continue reading

About Interest Rates

The topic of interest rates are more complicated than you might think. This tutorial covers the relevant terminology, including APR, APY, and the yield curve. Continue reading