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Number of Periods Calculator

Number of Periods Calculator


What is a Period?

A period is an amount of time used in financial calculations when determining the time value of money.
Each period represents a payment in an annuity and / or a time when the financial stream is compounded.
As this calculator is structured to parallel the results of a financial calculator, inputs and outputs will be similar – for example, a negative present value (or payment) means an outflow as opposed to a directly negative number.

How is the Payment amount calculated?

Payments are calculated through a financial formula used to determine the time value of money.

What is Present Value?

Future Value (FV) is the total value at the end of the time period.

What is Present Value?

Present Value (PV) is the total value at the beginning of the time period.

What is Future Value?

Future Value (FV) is the total value at the end of the time period.

What is the rate?

The rate is the amount of interest earned per compounding period.

What is Payments at start or end of period?

A payment at the beginning of a period would mean that the payment (or deposit) occurs at the beginning of each period. A payment at the end of a period would mean that the payment (or deposit) occurs at the end of each period.

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