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# Excel Finance Trick 11: How Long Pay Off Credit Card Balance

See how to calculate HOW LONG IT TAKES TO PAY OFF A CREDIT CARD BALANCE using the NPER function.

When you make only the minimum payment on a credit card, it takes a long time to pay off the balance. How long? Use the NPER function to find out how long it will take to pay off the credit card balance.

Solve for how many total periods there are.

In This Series learn 17 amazing Finance Tricks. Learn about the PMT, PV, FV, NPER, RATE, SLN, DB, EFFECT, NOMINAL, NPV, XNPV, and the CUMIPMT functions that can make your financing tasks much easier in Excel. See how to use the PMT function in the standard way, but also see how to use it while incorporating a Balloon payment or a delayed payment. Lean how to translate a Nominal interest rate into an Effective Interest rate. Learn how to calculate how long it takes to pay off a credit card balance. Lean how to calculate the Effect Rate on a Payday loan. And many more financing Tricks!!
The Excel Finance Tricks 1-17 will show an assortment of Excel Financing Tricks!

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