US mortgage calculator with amortization - help
How to use the US loan calculator with amortization schedule

US mortgage calculator with amortization schedule - help

This JavaScript mortgage calculator is designed to calculate 2 type of requests:

1. Your periodic payment or
2. The principal amount you can borrow

At the same time, this calculator will show you the amortization schedule of the loan.

A- How to find your monthly payments:

  1. Enter the outstanding loan balance — the principal (1)
  2. Enter the interest rate — annual rate in percentage (2)
  3. Enter the amortization period in months — how long until you repay
  4. Enter the payment type (annual, semi-annual, monthly, bi-weekly, weekly, accelerated bi-weekly or accelerated weekly)
  5. Click on "Calculate Payment" to see what your periodic payments will be — answer shows in (6)

B- How to find how much you can borrow:

  1. Enter the interest rateas an annual percentage (2)
  2. Enter the amortization period in months (how much time is the loan for (3)
  3. Enter the payment type (annual, semi-annual, monthly, bi-weekly, weekly, accelerated bi-weekly or accelerated weekly) (4)
  4. Enter the desired periodic payment (6) (how much you want your periodic payments to be)
  5. Click on "Calculate Principal" (7) to see how much you will be able to borrow — answer shows in (1)

Monthly loan calculator with amortization schedule
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C- The amortization schedule:

An amortization schedule is a timetable for payments of a mortgage loan. This calculator's amortization schedule (8) table shows:

  • the payment number,
  • the Principal Balance owed before the periodic payment,
  • the amount of the payment that is applied to repay the Principal (Capital Paid),
  • the Total Capital paid up to that periodic payment,
  • the amount of the payment that is applied to pay the interest (interest Paid),
  • the Total interest paid up to that periodic payment.

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