Candidates should familiarize themselves with an acceptable financial calculator. Guidance for using non-programmable calculators can be found on the independent websites: eLearnAbout or TVM Calcs.
Investments & Wealth Institute's Calculator Policy for the CPWA® Certification Examination
Investments & Wealth Institute will allow use of the following calculators on Certification Examinations: HP 10b, HP 10bII, HP 10bII Plus, HP 12C, HP 12C Platinum, HP 17B, HP 17BII and HP 17BII Plus, as well as the Texas Instrument BA II Plus, BA II Plus Professional and BA II Plus Business Analyst. Newer and older versions of these calculators will be allowed for use.
Candidates are required to clear their financial calculator's memory prior to an exam. Any notes, including manually programmed formulas, will not be allowed in the testing area. If the calculator has notes/formulas printed on the calculator, or includes any other information, it must be removed or covered by solid color tape. Calculators are subject to inspection by test center staff.
(Note: Investments & Wealth Institute does not endorse or recommend any specific model for use on the CPWA Certification Examination.)