How Does It All Ad Up

by Mike Hunter

It’s important for even the top executives to have the personal ability to add up the numbers. Here are some of our picks for the best personal calculators outside of the company’s in-house accounting department, a mobile device or the computer itself. These stand-alone models will get the job done.


Canon MP11DX Desktop Printing Calculator
The perfect combination of useful and sophisticated features for the busy professional. This desktop, two-color printing calculator incorporates profit margin calculation keys that allow the user to calculate selling price or discount, based on the cost and desired profit margin. $39.99


Casio® MS-80S Desktop Calculator
This general-purpose desktop model is perfect for home or office. Eight digits (16-digit approximations), with Solar Plus power that works even in dim light. Includes tax and currency exchange function, independent memory and three-digit comma markers. $8.99


Casio® DV-220 Dual-Display Desktop Calculator
The calculator with large and small LCD displays for easier operation with dual display, 12-digit main and sub-display, currency conversion, profit calculation and a rounding selector. $16.99


HP 12C Financial Programmable Calculator
An easy-to-use layout, one-line LCD display and efficient RPN data entry. Easily calculate loan payments, interest rates and conversions, standard deviation, percent, TVM, NPV, IRR, cash flows, bonds and more. $69.99

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