The HP 12C Financial Calculator

Which financial calculator should I buy? There are many financial calculators available and which calculator you choose to use is largely a matter of preference. However, the keystrokes provided throughout the Bryant University’s Online Certificate in Financial Planning are written specifically for the HP 12C financial calculator. Read More

Calculating the Real Rate of Return

When calculating the real rate of return, follow these steps: Read More

Serial Payments

Serial payment is really a term of art. It is a payment that increases each period to keep up with inflation. Assume the following information: Read More

Should I use my HP-12C or should I use formulas when answering a TVM question?

If Joe invested $3,250 for 5 years at a rate of 6%, and his marginal tax bracket is 35%, what would his accumulation be after taxes? Read More