Enter your initial and final net worth into the calculator to determine the increase in your net worth over a period of time.

Net Worth Increase Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the increase in net worth:



  • NWI is the net worth increase ($)
  • FNW is the final net worth ($)
  • INW is the initial net worth ($)

To calculate the net worth increase, subtract the initial net worth from the final net worth.

What is Net Worth?

Net worth is the total value of all assets owned by an individual or entity minus the total value of all outstanding liabilities. It is a key measure of financial health and stability, reflecting the actual wealth an individual or entity has accumulated. Tracking changes in net worth over time can help in assessing financial progress and making informed decisions about savings, investments, and debt management.

How to Calculate Net Worth Increase?

The following steps outline how to calculate the increase in Net Worth.

  1. First, determine the initial net worth (INW) in dollars.
  2. Next, determine the final net worth (FNW) in dollars.
  3. Use the formula from above = NWI = FNW – INW.
  4. Finally, calculate the Net Worth Increase (NWI) in dollars.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem:

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Initial Net Worth (INW) = $50,000

Final Net Worth (FNW) = $75,000