IRA Calculator

IRA Calculator

IRA Calculator

How to Use:

  1. Initial Amount:
    • Enter the initial amount of money invested in the IRA in the "Initial Amount" field.
  2. Annual Contribution:
    • Input the annual contribution amount added to the IRA in the "Annual Contribution" field.
  3. Annual Interest Rate (%):
    • Specify the annual interest rate offered by the IRA in the "Annual Interest Rate" field.
  4. Number of Years:
    • Define the duration for which the IRA will be held in the "Number of Years" field.
  5. Calculate:
    • Click the "Calculate" button to determine the future value of the IRA investment based on the provided inputs.
  6. View Result:
    • The estimated future value of the IRA investment will be displayed below the button.

Additional Information:

The IRA Calculator assists individuals in planning for retirement by projecting the potential growth of their IRA investments over time. It's crucial to consider factors such as the annual contribution amount, interest rate, and investment duration when making decisions about IRA investments.


Q: Can I use this calculator for both Traditional and Roth IRAs? A: Yes, this calculator can be used for both Traditional and Roth IRAs. However, the tax treatment of contributions and withdrawals may differ between these types of IRAs.

Q: Does the calculator account for taxes on Traditional IRA withdrawals? A: No, this calculator provides an estimate of the future value of the IRA investment based solely on the principal amount, annual contribution, and annual interest rate. Taxes on Traditional IRA withdrawals are not considered in the calculation.

Q: Are there any contribution limits for IRAs? A: Yes, there are annual contribution limits for both Traditional and Roth IRAs set by the IRS. Users should ensure they do not exceed these limits when making contributions.