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 What If You Get Audited? The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing. The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report? Working With A Financial Professional A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.