"Power of Compounding" CalculatorA great way to begin your investment plan is by starting small. A program which allows you to start small by investing a fixed dollar amount, at a regular frequency, is called automatic investing. Over time, you can build a substantial portfolio if you make a monthly commitment and stick to it.
To see how your monthly investment plan can build over time, just fill in your monthly investment, how many years you plan on investing, and how much you expect to return then hit the "Continue" button to see how your investment can grow and compound over time. The hypothetical calculation below assumes that your investment is tax-deferred and compounds monthly. It includes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.