Curiosities of a Rambling Mind

Archive for June, 2010

The Latest Addition

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 Posted in Amortization Calculator | 16 Comments »

Over the years, a lot of people have asked for calculator features like occasional extra principal reduction payments, tracking fees or late charges, summary of interest over a fiscal year. My pat response is "this kind of thing needs ...

Pushing the Limits

Monday, June 14th, 2010 Posted in Amortization Calculator | No Comments »

I've made a few more improvements to the calculator today. Since I added some comma separators to the output to improve the readability of larger numbers, I thought I should do something about the upper bound of the calculator. ...

Identifying the cross-over point

Saturday, June 12th, 2010 Posted in Amortization Calculator | 1 Comment »

I just can't help myself: when I start to tweak things, I start coming up with more ideas for making things a little better or easier. Nothing dramatic, just little things. Today's idea was to make it easy to ...

Small Improvements

Friday, June 11th, 2010 Posted in Amortization Calculator | 1 Comment »

It's been a while since I've made any improvements to the calculator, but today I finished a few cosmetic upgrades. The Summary section has some nicer layout and formatting, and the addition of comma-separators should make larger numbers easier ...