Credit Card Balance Transfer Calculator
Our balance transfer calculator is designed to help you determine whether or not a balance transfer will actually save you money. It will show you exactly how many dollars you’ll save on up to four balance transfers at once.
Balance Transfer Calculator Basic
Current Credit Card Debt
|Interest Rate ($)
|Annual Fee ($)
Balance Transfer Credit Card
|Current Total Interest:
|Current Total Annual Fee:
|Total Current Cost of Borrowing:
|Balance Transfer Fee:
|Total Credit Card Balance:
|Total Interest Paid:
|Monthly Payment Needed ($):
|Total Cost of Borrowing ($):
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How to Use Our Balance Transfer Calculator
To use our balance transfer calculator, you’ll need the following information about up to four of your currently owned credit cards:
- Your current balance
- The APR stated on your credit card contract
- Any annual fees (if none just enter zero)
- Your current minimum payment.
Then enter the following information about the balance transfer card you’re considering:
- Introductory APR
- Introductory interest period
- Your annual fee (if none, enter zero)
- Balance transfer fee, expressed as a percentage.
Once you’ve entered this information simply click “calculate” and you’ll get a precise breakdown of how much this balance transfer offer can save you. The results can then be printed as a .PDF for your records.
Terms and Definitions
Balance Transfer – This is the act of transferring your existing credit card balance to another credit card to take advantage of lower interest rates. Many credit cards offer special introductory APRs for balance transfers to entice new customers.
Introductory APR – The Annual Percentage Rate or APR you’ll pay during the promotional period offered by the new card.
Introductory Interest Period – The amount of time, in months, that you will only pay the promotional APR.
Balance Transfer Fee – A one-time fee credit card issuers charge when you make a balance transfer.