# When Will My Loan Be Paid Off?

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This calculator will show you how long it will take to pay off your loan , assuming that you make the minimum payments and do not make any extra payments.

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## Introduction

Most people who take out loans want to know one thing: when will my loan be paid off? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors, including the type of loan, the interest rate, the loan amount, and the repayment schedule. We’ve created this guide to help you understand how these factors affect your loan’s payoff date.

## How to calculate your loan payoff date

Knowing when your loan will be paid off is an important part of financial planning. You can use a simple calculation to determine your loan payoff date. Just input the loan amount, interest rate, and term into the formula. The resulting number is the number of years it will take to pay off your loan.

### Find your loan balance

To calculate your loan payoff date, you will need to know your loan balance. This is the outstanding balance of your loan that you have yet to pay off. You can find your loan balance by contacting your lender or by looking at your most recent loan statement.

### Find your monthly payment amount

To calculate your monthly loan payment, you will need to know the following information:

-The amount of money you borrowed (the principal)

-The annual interest rate on your loan

-The number of years you have to pay off the loan

With this information, you can use the following equation to calculate your monthly payment:

Monthly Payment = [P * r(1+r)^n]/[(1+r)^n-1]

where:

P is the principal

r is the annual interest rate (decimal form)

n is the number of years you have to pay off the loan

For example, if you borrow $100,000 at a 5% annual interest rate, and you have to pay off the loan over the course of 30 years, your monthly payment would be $536.82.

### Find your interest rate

The first step is to find your interest rate. You can find this on your loan statement or you can contact your lender. If you have a variable interest rate, you’ll need to find the average interest rate over the life of your loan so far. You can do this by adding up all of the interest charges on your loan statement and divide that number by the number of payments you’ve made.

## The impact of extra payments

If you have a loan, you might be wondering when it will be paid off. Making extra payments can help reduce the amount of interest you pay and can help you pay off your loan faster. In this article, we’ll discuss the impact of extra payments and how they can help you save money on your loan.

### Make a budget

Deciding how to best use your money can be difficult. You might have many different debts with different interest rates and loan terms. You might also have other expenses, such as rent, groceries, and utility bills. To make the most of your money, you need to create a budget.

A budget is a plan that shows how you will spend your money over a period of time, usually a month. A budget can help you:

-see where your money goes

-find areas where you can save money

-decide how to best use your money to pay off your debts

To create a budget, start by listing all of your income and expenses for a month. Include everything, even small items like coffee or clothes. Then, total up your income and expenses. If your expenses are more than your income, you will need to find ways to either reduce your expenses or increase your income. Once you have created a budget, stick to it as much as possible. Review it regularly and make changes as needed.

### Decide how much extra to pay

The details of your loan will play a big role in deciding how much extra to pay. For instance, a $20,000 loan with a 5% interest rate and a term of 60 months will have a monthly payment of $377. Paying an extra $20 each month will shorten the length of the loan by more than three years and save you more than $7,000 in interest.

To see how much you could save by making extra payments, use our Extra Payment Calculator.

### Make your extra payment

If you have a fixed-rate mortgage, making extra payments will shorten the life of your loan and save you money in interest. If you have an ARM, extra payments will go toward the principal, and may or may not shorten the life of your loan, depending on how close you are to reaching the loan’s fully amortized schedule.

To calculate exactly how much your extra payment will shorten your loan or how much interest you will save, use our amortization calculator.

## Loan payoff calculator

Assuming you make all scheduled payments on time, use this calculator to determine when your loan will be paid off. Enter your loan information including the amount borrowed, annual interest rate, and length of the loan in years. Click calculate to find out when your loan will be paid off.

## Conclusion

Assuming you make all of your payments on time, you can expect to have your loan paid off within the original term. If you have a 30-year loan, for example, you can expect to be debt-free within 30 years. Of course, this assumes that you don’t refinance or take out any additional loans during that time.