HP 12c Financial Calculator
The HP 12c is one of the easiest to use advanced financial calculator available on the market. The large layout of the buttons makes it ideal because it requires less searching for function buttons, thus making you more productive. According to the CFA institute, the 12c is one of only two calculators that is allowed during the CFA exam. The large 10-digit display is easy to read and provides large LCD numbers, which can be either a positive feature or negative. Some of the competition features a two-line display, which makes doing calculations somewhat easier, but the layout of those machines are often a hindrance. The HP 12c has over 120 business and finance functions such as, amortization, cash flow, bonds, loan payments, and more. The downsides? The 12c has a higher price than a lot of the competition.