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 Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities. A Meal for All Generations When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult. A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.