# Cost of a present value calculation

## Single Calculation: \$50

A single present value calculation costs \$50. This is an exceptional value as the next best price that you will find for a single, instant, web-based pension valuation is \$175.  If you hire an accountant, financial planner, or actuary to calculate the present value of your pension, you can expect to pay between \$175 and \$315, and it will typically take 1-2 weeks.

## Three Calculations: \$100

This package allows you to make 3 present value calculations within a week. You will receive a “coupon code,” which you should copy and keep track of. You will enter it each of the 3 times you use the calculator.

Three calculations is useful so that you can calculate the present value using each of the standard methods–PBGC, GATT, and IRC–and compare them or average them. If you keep keep your browser open, you should not have to re-enter your data for the second and third calculations. Simply scroll up and select the new calculation method and the accompanying interest rates.

Multiple calculations are also useful if you have multiple pensions, if you would like to calculate present values for different retirement dates, if you would like to see how different assumptions about interest rates affect your present value, and if you would like to calculate the present value of your social security benefits in addition to the present value of your pension benefits.

## Five Calculations: \$150

This package allows you to make 5 present value calculations within a week. You will receive a “coupon code,” which you should copy and keep track of. You will enter it each of the 5 times you use the calculator.

Five calculations is useful so that you can calculate the present value using each of the standard methods–PBGC, GATT, and IRC–and compare them or average them. If you keep keep your browser open, you should not have to re-enter all your data for successive calculations. Simply scroll up and change the items that you want different for the next calculation.

Five calculations is also useful if you have multiple pensions, if you would like to calculate present values for different retirement dates, if you would like to see how different assumptions about interest rates affect your present value, and if you would like to calculate the present value of your social security benefits in addition to the present value of your pension benefits.

## Special Survivor Beneficiary Double Calculation: \$75

This double calculation gives the present value of the participant’s pension AND the present value of the survivor benefit present value. There is also an option, on the survivor benefit calculator page, to do three of these double calculations for \$150 over the course of a month.

## Thirty Calculations: \$300

This package allows you to make 30 calculations within a month at the unheard of price of \$10 per calculation. You will receive a “coupon code,” which you should copy and keep track of. You will enter it each of the 30 times you make a calculation.