VB 6 – Handling Financial Data

Apart from performing mathematical calculations using builtin math functions, the Visual Basic 6 has functions that can handle financial data. You can always write your own functions, however, VB 6 provides builtin functions.

A list of financial functions are given below.

Financial FunctionsDescription
DDB, SLN, SYDCompute depriciation
FVCompute the future value
RateRate of Interest
IRR, MIRRCompute the Internal rate of return
NPerCompute the number of periods
IPmt, Pmt, PPmtCompute the payments
NPV, PVCompute Present value and Net Present Value

Note: click on each function to see an example.

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