How Compound Interest Works Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset. You are viewing this website at a small screen resolution which doesn't support calculators. Click here to view this calculator. Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Acres of Diamonds In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards. Stop Wasting Money One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters. Emotional vs. Strategic Decisions Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?