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## FV function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is FV function in Excel? FV function is one of the Financial functions in Microsoft Excel that calculates the future value of an investment based on a constant interest rate. You can use FV with either periodic, constant payments, or a single lump sum payment. Syntax of FV function FV(rate,nper,pmt,[pv],[type]) For a more complete description of the arguments in FV…

## How to calculate annual compound interest schedule in Excel

To calculate annual compound interest, you can use a formula based on the starting balance and annual interest rate. Formula =start+(start*rate) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C6 is: =C5+(C5*rate) Note: “rate” is the named range F6. How this formula works If you have an annual interest rate, and a starting balance you can calculate interest  with: =balance…

## How to calculate compound interest in Excel

To calculate compound interest in Excel, you can use the FV function. Case study: This example assumes that \$1000 is invested for 10 years at an annual interest rate of 5%, compounded monthly. Formula =FV(rate,nper,pmt,pv) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C10 is: =FV(C6/C8,C7*C8,0,-C5) How this formula works The FV function can calculate compound interest and return the future…

## PMT, RATE, NPER, PV and FV Financial Functions in Excel

Learn all about Excel’s PMT, RATE, NPER, PV and FV To illustrate Excel’s most popular financial functions, we consider a loan with monthly payments, an annual interest rate of 6%, a 20-year duration, a present value of \$150,000 (amount borrowed) and a future value of 0 (that’s what you hope to achieve when you pay off a loan). We make monthly payments, so we use 6%/12 =…