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 Self-Employed Retirement Plans Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP. RE: Retirement How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two? Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire Reasons to retain your coverage into your retirement years.