Comparing Investments This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one. You are viewing this website at a small screen resolution which doesn't support calculators. Click here to view this calculator. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Who's On Your Financial Dream Team? On a team, all players count, but some key positions are more critical to success. Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college. Investing with Your Heart For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.