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Should I refinance my mortgage? How much do I need to save for my child's college education? As accounting professionals, these are some of the questions that are posed to us on a daily basis. We are providing these interactive financial calculators and other tools to assist you with some of the day-to-day questions and concerns that may arise. While these financial tools are not a substitute for financial advice from a qualified professional, they can be used as a starting point in your decision making process.

Financial Calculators

Should your business consolidate its debt? Use this calculator to find out.
This tool calculates a business valuation based upon the discounted cash flow methodology - illustrating how changes in projected growth rates and capital assumptions impact the business Net Present Value.
Having adequate cash flow is essential to keep your business running. Use this calculator to help you determine the cash flow generated by your business.
Use this calculator to estimate your debt service coverage with a new loan. If your debt service coverage is high enough, including your new loan payment, you have a good chance of being approved.
This tool calculates debt service and illustrates how debt service coverage ratios are impacted by changing income and capital assumptions.
This calculator can help you determine the selling price for your products to achieve a desired profit margin.
If you have repossessed personal property with installment payments, you can this calculator to determine the gain or loss.
If you have repossessed real property, you can this calculator to determine the gain or loss as well as its new basis.
This Debt Calculator applies two simple principles to paying off all your Debt that can cut years off of your repayment schedule.
How much life insurance do you need? This comprehensive life calculator includes detailed net worth analysis, budgeting and college savings helps you find out.
Use this calculator to determine how much disability insurance you may need to cover expenses if you are unable to work due to illness or injury.
A fixed annuity can provide a secure, tax-deferred investment. Use this calculator to see how a fixed annuity might fit into your retirement plan.
This Health Savings Account (HSA) calculator determines the amount you are allowed to deposit into an HSA account for the current tax year.
Are you looking at the Health Savings Account (HSA) as a retirement account? This calculator will help you determine what you need to do in order to reach your goal.
Use this calculator to help you determine how much your Health Savings Account (HSA) will be worth over time.
Compare an High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) to a traditional health plan.
This calculator helps estimate the value of creating a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with Heath Savings Accounts (HSA) for your employees.
One of your most important assets is your ability to earn a paycheck. This calculator is designed to help you understand today's value of your future earning.
Estimate what your monthly payments might be from an immediate annuity.
Find out how much life insurance you really need!
Long term care is needed by those who can't perform the basic tasks required to take care of themselves. This calculator can help you determine if you are financially prepared for this impending expense.
How can a variable annuity help you save for retirement? Use this calculator to find out.
Use this calculator to project how much a series of annual stock option grants could be worth to you.
Your age, ability to tolerate risk and several other factors are used to calculate a desirable mix of stocks, bonds and cash.
Even a small difference in the fees you pay on your investments can add up over time. Use this calculator to see how different fees impact your investment strategy!
Use this calculator to determine the number of futures contracts you may wish to purchase based on your account equity and trading plan.
Use this calculator to determine an Internal Rate of Return (IRR). It calculates the IRR on an annual basis of an irregular stream of up to 20 payments and withdrawals.
This calculator helps you determine either how long or how much periodic distributions can be taken out of an investment before it runs out.
Use this calculator to see if your investment plan is on track to meet your investment goals - and receive suggestions on how to change it if you are falling short.
This calculator helps illustrate the effect of using a loan to purchase an investment or appreciable asset. Using debt as leverage to purchase investments can magnify your return. The downside is that you also increase your risk.
There is more to investing than knowing your annual rate of return. Use this calculator to help you see how inflation, taxes and your time horizon can impact your bottom line.
Use this calculator to see how long your investment savings can last once you begin taking distributions.
Income generated from municipal bond coupon payments are not subject to federal income tax and often are exempt from state taxes. Use this calculator to estimate the tax-equivalent yield (TEY) for a municipal bond.
This calculator can help you analyze the costs associated with buying shares in a mutual fund. By entering a few pieces of information, found in your fund's prospectus, you can see the impact of fees and operating expenses on your investment.
This calculator can help you determine exactly what it might take to return your to your original investment balance.
This calculator shows a REIT's hypothetical yield and how ROC impacts tax equivalent yield.
Use this calculator to determine the value of your stock options for the next one to twenty five years.
This calculator is designed to help compare a normal taxable investment, a tax deferred investment and tax-free investment.
Enter your desired payment - and let us calculate your loan amount. Or, enter in the loan amount and we will calculate your monthly payment!
A balloon loan can be an excellent option for many borrowers. Use this calculator to see how a balloon loan might work for you.
Should you consolidate your debt? Use this calculator to find out.
Use the slider controls to instantly change your monthly payment, loan amount, interest rate or term.
What will my monthly payments be for an interest only equity line of credit?
Use this calculator to analyze one of your existing loans. Calculate your remaining balance based on the number of monthly payments you have remaining.
How big of a home equity line of credit can you receive? Use this calculator to find out!
Use this calculator to see what it will take to pay off your line of credit, and what you can change to meet your repayment goals.
This calculator helps determine your loan or credit line payment.
This calculator helps you to determine what your adjustable mortgage payments will be.
Use this calculator to find the APR on your adjustable rate mortgage.
Use this calculator to compare a fixed rate mortgage to two types of ARMs, a Fully Amortizing ARM and an Interest Only ARM.
A balloon mortgage can be an excellent option for many home buyers, use this calculator to see if a balloon mortgage might fit your needs.
Using bi-weekly payments can accelerate your mortgage payoff and save you thousands in interest. Use this calculator to compare a typical monthly payment schedule to an accelerated bi-weekly payment.
This calculator shows you the possible savings by starting to pay your current mortgage with bi-weekly payments, instead of monthly payments.
This calculator helps you determine the effective, or blended, interest rate you would pay if you use a first and a second mortgage to finance the purchase of a home.
Use this calculator to determine your maximum FHA mortgage and cash needed for closing.
Use this calculator to compare a fixed rate mortgage to Interest Only Mortgage.
Use this calculator to compare a fixed rate mortgage to a LIBOR ARM.
Interest only mortgages can provide you with very low monthly payments, however you are not paying off any principal during the interest only period.
Use this calculator to generate an amortization schedule for an interest only mortgage.
Use this calculator to determine your maximum mortgage and how different interest rates affect your how much you can borrow.
Use this calculator to find the APR on your mortgage.
Use this calculator to compare these two mortgage terms, and let us help you decide which term is better for you.
This calculator is designed to help determine whether using a mortgage to consolidate your debt is right for you.
Use this calculator to determine your monthly payment and amortization schedule.
Use this calculator to determine your monthly mortgage principal, interest, taxes and insurance payment (PITI) and amortization schedule.
Save thousands of dollars in interest by increasing your monthly mortgage payment.
Should you buy points? Use this calculator to find out.
Can you buy your dream home? Find out just how much you can afford!
Should you refinance your mortgage? Use this calculator to determine when you will break even.
Use this calculator to determine how much income you need to qualify for a mortgage and how different interest rates affect your required income.
Interest and points paid for a home mortgage are tax deductible. Use this calculator to determine how much your mortgage could save you in income taxes.
Use this calculator see how a minimum payment on an Option ARM Mortgage can save you money on your monthly mortgage payment.
Use this calculator to see how much interest you can save by refinancing your mortgage!
Are you better off buying your home, or should you continue to rent?
This works just like a pocket calculator.
This works just like a pocket financial calculator. In addition to arithmetic it can also calculate present value, future value, payments or number or periods.
Balance your checkbook with this quick and easy calculator.
This calculator is specifically designed to help students understand their expenses and income while attending a university, college or other full-time educational institution.
A 401(k) can be one of your best tools for creating a secure retirement. Use this calculator to see why this is a retirement savings plan you cannot afford to pass up.
Use this calculator to how a 401(k) with profit sharing plan can help you save for retirement..
There are several ways to manage your 401(k) when you leave an employer. Making the wrong decision can cost you thousands of dollars both in taxes and lost earnings.
If you are an employee of a non-profit tax-exempt organization, a 403(b) can be one of your best tools for creating a secure retirement.
A 457 plan can be one of your best tools for creating a secure retirement. Use this calculator to see why this is a retirement savings plan you cannot afford to pass up.
The IRS Rule 72T allows for penalty free, early withdrawals from retirement accounts. Use this calculator to determine your allowable 72T Distribution and how it can help fund your early retirement.
This calculator is designed to examine the affects of 72T distributions on your retirement plan balance.
Use this calculator to determine your Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) as a beneficiary of a retirement account.
If you own company stock in a retirement plan you may be able to take advantage of using the long term capital gains tax rate rather than your ordinary income tax rate on this investment.
Use this calculator to determine how losing this important retirement asset could affect you.
Use this calculator to determine your maximum Individual 401(k) contribution as compared to three other possible plan options.
Use this calculator to see the benefits of an Individual 401(k) for the self-employed.
Use this calculator to help decide between joint survivorship and single survivorship pension options.
Use this calculator to determine your Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) as an account owner of a retirement account. This financial calculator will also look at potential future year's distribution requirements.
Use this calculator to determine your Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) as an account owner of a retirement account for the current year.
Use this calculator to see how increasing your contributions to a 401(k), 403(b) or 457 plan can affect your paycheck as well as your retirement.
Use this calculator to determine how much monthly income your retirement savings may provide you in your retirement.
Do you know how much it takes to create a secure retirement? Use this calculator to help determine what size your retirement nestegg should be.
Plan your retirement with a company pension, find out if you are on track - and learn how to stay there.
Use this calculator to see what your net withdrawal would be after taxes and penalties are taken into account.
Quickly determine if your retirement plan is on track - and learn how to keep it there.
Plan your retirement with pension and possible retirement employment income. Find out if you are on track - and learn how to stay there.
Running out of your retirement savings too soon is one of the biggest risks to a comfortable retirement. Use this calculator to find a potential shortfall in your current retirement savings plan.
Use this calculator to help determine how you can stretch out your retirement plan distributions for as long as possible.
Use this calculator to determine which 401(k) contribution type might be right for you.
Use this calculator to compare the Roth IRA to an ordinary taxable investment.
This calculator will show the advantage, if any, of converting your IRA to a Roth.
Use this calculator to determine which IRA may be right for you.
See how a Roth vs. Traditional 401(k) might affect your take home pay as well as your retirement savings.
Use this calculator to estimate your Social Security benefits.
How can contributing to a regular IRA help you in your retirement?
Use this calculator to examine the benefits of investing in a series of Certificates with different maturities, also called a Certificate Ladder.
Enter your filing status, income, deductions and credits and we will estimate your total tax. Based on your projected withholdings for the year, we can also estimate your tax refund or amount you may owe the IRS next April.
Use this calculator to help you determine the impact of changing your payroll deductions.
Use this calculator to determine if you qualify for the Earned Income Credit and if so, how much it might be worth.
Knowing your potential estate tax liability is a great place to start your estate tax plan. Use this calculator to estimate your estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to see how participating in Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contributions can help you pay less tax, and increase your net take home pay.
Use this calculator to help you determine your paycheck for hourly wages.
Use this calculator to determine your marginal and effective tax rates. This calculator sorts through the tax brackets and filing options to calculate your true tax liability.
Determine the gross paycheck needed to provide a required net amount.
Use this calculator to help you determine the impact of changing your payroll deductions.
If you are self-employed, operate a farm or are a church employee use this calculator to determine your self-employment taxes for tax year 2016.
Many people can use the 1040EZ tax form instead of the more complicated 1040 to calculate their taxes. Containing only seven required inputs, the 1040EZ is one of the quickest forms to calculate your tax bill.