Time is Money Calculator
Should you invest money in a product or service that will save you time?
Use our free Return on Investment calculator below and find out.
Enter estimates for the inputs at right and click the “Calculate” button.
"Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time."
"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of."
"Time is money, and the older we get the less of it we've got left."
"Time is money'. . . Waste it now. Pay for it later!"
"Time is the coin of life. Only you determine how it will be spent."
Input the value of an hour of your time
Input any one-time costs to get started
How much does the service cost per month
input how many hours it will take to get full benefit (e.g. research, learning, practice
Estimate how many minutes you’ll save each week from this investment
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|Value of your time per hour|
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|Time saved per week (minutes)|
|Other Monthly Benefits|
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- Savings line is green and area under it is light green
- Costs line is red and area under it is light red
- Axis are months and dollars
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