This loan payoff calculator can be used to estimate how much money you can save, as well as the number of months saved by increasing your monthly payment beyond your regularly scheduled amount. This loan payoff calculator uses the initial loan amount, the terms of the loan, and the additional payment, to calculate the dollars, as well as time, saved by adding money to each payment.
The variables used in our online calculator are defined in detail below, including how to interpret the results.
This is the original amount of the loan, also referred to as the loan's principal.
This is the annual interest rate on the loan. This is not the APR, which takes into account other costs associated with the loan.
This is the original term or length of the personal loan, stated in years. The most common terms for personal loans range from 3 to 10 years.
This is the remaining principal on the loan. This amount can be found on your most recent statement. If you are using this calculator for a new loan, then just enter the same amount as the Initial Loan Amount.
This is the additional money that you wish to add to your personal loan payment each month.
This is the calculated current monthly payment due on the loan.
This is the new monthly payment, which includes your existing payment plus the additional payment amount each month.
This is the time remaining on the personal loan if you continue to make your standard monthly payments on the loan.
This is the number of months remaining on the personal loan if you were to begin adding the Additional Payment amount to your Standard Payment.
This is the number of months you would save on the personal loan by adding the Additional Payment to your Standard Payment.
This is total dollars that you need to pay to your lending institution using your Standard Payment.
This is the total dollars that you need to pay your lending institution if you were to add the Additional Payment to your Standard Payment.
This is the total dollars saved by adding the Additional Payment to your Standard Payment.
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Disclaimer: These online calculators are made available and meant to be used as a screening tool for the investor. The accuracy of these calculations is not guaranteed nor is its applicability to your individual circumstances. You should always obtain personal advice from qualified professionals.