Savings Goal Calculator

Input your goal amount and current savings to determine how much to contribute every month.
Lauren Schwahn
By Lauren Schwahn 
Edited by Kirsten VerHaar
Savings Goal Calculator

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Saving enough money for the future starts with a plan. Whether you’ve set your sights on a new car, wedding or emergency fund, chipping away at the cost little by little can help you get there. Use our tool to start working toward your savings goal.

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How to use a savings goal calculator

Tell us how much you want to save and when you want to achieve your goal. We’ll calculate how much to save each month.

If you have multiple financial goals in mind, use this calculator to focus on each one individually. Then, you can decide whether it’s best to prioritize them or start tackling them all at once.

How to meet your monthly savings goal

Figuring out how much money to save is only half the battle. Next comes taking the right steps to stop spending and start saving more money. Not sure where to start? You can turn to NerdWallet’s money saving tips for guidance.

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