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  • Accountants
  • Financial planners
  • Law offices, legal departments
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • SMEs and large corporations
  • See also Finance, Financial planning, Real Estate
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Common calculations for general public use

  • Personal loans including APR (Annual Percentage Rate) calculation
  • Line of credit management
  • Mortgage comparison (regular and irregular payments at fixed or variable interest rates, lump sums…)
  • Investment management and comparisons
    • Return on investment
    • Return on investment over the years with regular or irregular payouts
    • Future value of regular or irregular investments (periodic investments at compound interest) over time
    • Investment scenarios & comparisons – for example historic investment in the Stock market vs. fixed or variable rate security


  • International standards and recognized principles for the calculation of interest (Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa)
  • United States banking rules (Regulation Z, Truth in Lending Act)
  • European Community rules (Directive 98/7/CE)
  • Canadian rules
  • Day count conventions : Actual/actual (also known as Actual/365), 30/360, Actual/360, Actual/365(Fixed)
  • Actuarial rule (Normal amortization), Fixed capital and Interest only
  • APR (Annual Percentage Rate) calculation
  • Simple and Compound interest
  • Unique (fixed) or variable interest rates
  • 4-decimal-point accuracy
  • Multi-currency
  • Printed reports that include quarterly and /or annual and choice of the financial year-end
  • Export of the data to Excel,Word, XML, RTF

Highly specialized features
(for total accuracy in Amortization)

Real-life examples of various calculations

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Multiple variable interest rate tables and indexation tables included – OR create your own

  • All variable interest rates can be incremented (or reduced) by x% as of any date
    For example, prime + 2,5% starting November 15, 2004

Central Bank interest tables

  • United-States – Discount rate (Federal reserve)
  • Great-Britain – Repo rate
  • Canada – Target rate (preferential)
  • Australia – Cash rate
  • Hong Kong – base rate
  • Europe – key rates – deposit facility – European Central Bank

Late tax rates

  • US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) underpayments
  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) underpayments

Legal interest rates

USA (federal post-judgement interest rates), Canada (Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec), Great-Britain, Australia, France, Belgium, Luxembourg

Indexation tables:

  • Inflation rates for various countries: USA, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg,
  • Historical performance of Stock market indices (annual % change)
    • Dow Jones Industrial Index, S&P 500, NASDAQ, FTSE (London), Toronto Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Hang Seng, Bourse de Paris