How Long Until I Reach My Savings Goal? Calculator
Step 1: Have a goal. Use this calculator to find out how long it will take you to reach your savings goal.
Current Savings Balance
Enter the amount of money currently saved.
Desired Savings Goal
Enter the total amount of money you want to save.
Annual Rate of Return
Enter the annual rate of return you expect to achieve on your savings. This can be the rate you recieve on a savings account or the annual rate of return you achieve through investments.
Federal Tax Rate
Enter your federal tax rate. If you are using a tax free savings instrument, then enter 0%.
State Tax Rate
Enter your state tax rate. If you are using a tax free savings instrument for the state in which you reside, then enter 0%.
Enter the inflation rate you would like to use for this calculation. The historical average is 2-3%.
It will take
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When adjusted for inflation of
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