Can I retire at age 43 with 1,770,000?

Use the below retirement simulation to view the chances of a successful retirement.
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About Your Retirement ?
Current Age
Retirement Age
Current Savings $
Annual Deposits $
Annual Withdrawals $
Stock market crash:
Portfolio ?
% in Stocks:
% in Bonds:
% in Cash:
Modify Stock Returns:
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Modify Bond Returns:
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Modify Cash Returns:
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Modify Inflation:
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How much money do I need to retire?

This retirement calculator runs simulations based on past data from the S&P 500, 10 Year Treasury Bond, 3 month T-Bill, and US inflation. For each year of each simulation, a random return and inflation amount is chosen.

How to use: Enter your current age and the age when you retire. Then enter your current savings, the amount that you can save annually before you retire, and the amount that you plan to withdraw after retirement. Your annual deposits and withdrawals take inflation into account. For example, if you need $50,000 to live on in retirement using today's dollars, we will automatically take into account the cost of living for your retirement years. The same is true for your annual deposits. Next, decide if you'd like to simulate a stock market crash.

In the portfolio section, choose the makeup of your portfolio with stocks, bonds, and cash. Cash assumes that your money is stored in a savings account. You can then alter the future returns and inflation. For example, if the market has historically returned about 10%, but you think the future will be worse, modify the stock returns by -3%, and the future returns will average out to 7%. Investment fees can also lower stock market returns. Many index funds and ETFs offer extremely low fees and expenses.

Many people receive income in retirement, such as social security, pension plans, part time jobs, annuities, and other benefits. This would allow you to take out smaller distributions every year. Please note that taxes must also be considered, but are not used in this simulation. A 401k, Roth IRA, and Traditional IRA are taxed differently than a standard investment account, as are dividends.

Note: This assumes that the future is at least somewhat like the past. In reality, anything could happen. The Soviet Union collapsed, Japan's Nikkei Index is still well below its 1989 peak. Numerous other markets have changed drastically and never recovered. However, this online tool is helpful in retirement planning and estimating how much you might need for retirement, especially those hoping to retire early. We recommend receiving advice from a financial planner.

Want to retire with $1,770,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%11.7%
1 years$146,165$144,863$143,593$142,353$141,142$140,135
2 years$72,359$71,011$69,705$68,439$67,211$66,195
3 years$47,760$46,407$45,104$43,849$42,641$41,649
4 years$35,463$34,114$32,824$31,591$30,412$29,450
5 years$28,087$26,746$25,473$24,265$23,119$22,191
6 years$23,171$21,840$20,586$19,405$18,293$17,400
7 years$19,661$18,341$17,107$15,954$14,877$14,019
8 years$17,030$15,722$14,508$13,383$12,342$11,519
9 years$14,984$13,689$12,496$11,400$10,394$9,605
10 years$13,349$12,066$10,894$9,827$8,856$8,102
11 years$12,012$10,741$9,591$8,552$7,616$6,896
12 years$10,898$9,641$8,512$7,501$6,600$5,914
13 years$9,957$8,713$7,605$6,623$5,756$5,101
14 years$9,150$7,920$6,833$5,879$5,045$4,423
15 years$8,452$7,235$6,169$5,243$4,442$3,851
16 years$7,842$6,638$5,593$4,694$3,926$3,365
17 years$7,304$6,113$5,090$4,218$3,481$2,949
18 years$6,826$5,649$4,646$3,801$3,095$2,591
19 years$6,399$5,235$4,253$3,435$2,759$2,282
20 years$6,016$4,865$3,904$3,111$2,464$2,014
21 years$5,669$4,531$3,590$2,823$2,205$1,780
22 years$5,354$4,230$3,309$2,567$1,977$1,575
23 years$5,067$3,956$3,055$2,338$1,774$1,396
24 years$4,805$3,707$2,826$2,132$1,595$1,239
25 years$4,563$3,478$2,617$1,947$1,435$1,101
26 years$4,341$3,269$2,427$1,780$1,293$978
27 years$4,135$3,077$2,254$1,630$1,166$870
28 years$3,945$2,899$2,095$1,493$1,052$775
29 years$3,768$2,735$1,950$1,369$950$690
30 years$3,603$2,583$1,816$1,257$858$615
31 years$3,449$2,442$1,693$1,154$776$549
32 years$3,305$2,310$1,580$1,061$702$490
33 years$3,170$2,188$1,475$975$635$437
34 years$3,043$2,074$1,378$897$575$390
35 years$2,924$1,967$1,289$826$521$348
36 years$2,811$1,867$1,205$761$472$311
37 years$2,705$1,773$1,128$701$428$278
38 years$2,605$1,685$1,057$646$388$248
39 years$2,510$1,602$990$596$352$222
40 years$2,420$1,524$928$550$319$199
41 years$2,335$1,451$870$507$289$178
42 years$2,253$1,382$816$468$263$159
43 years$2,176$1,317$766$432$238$142
44 years$2,103$1,255$719$399$216$127
45 years$2,033$1,197$675$368$196$114
46 years$1,966$1,142$634$340$178$102
47 years$1,903$1,090$596$314$162$91
48 years$1,842$1,040$560$290$147$81
49 years$1,784$993$526$268$134$73
50 years$1,728$949$495$248$121$65

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 43 starting with $1,770,000, adding $3,166 every year, while hoping to spend $31,984 every year in retirement. These numbers increase with inflation.
Reality usually performs much different than the expected returns. This uses historical averages, but anything can happen. In general, riskier investments have greater returns on average, but more volatility in the short term.
Age Total: 100% Stocks Total: 100% Bonds Total: 100% Cash Total: 52/35/13 Blend
42$1,770,000$1,770,000$1,770,000$1,770,000
43$1,953,806$1,859,996$1,832,561$2,048,477
44$2,119,063$1,917,105$1,859,921$2,170,599
45$2,300,105$1,975,940$1,887,125$2,299,680
46$2,498,507$2,036,553$1,914,136$2,439,338
47$2,716,006$2,098,995$1,940,910$2,590,581
48$2,954,513$2,163,320$1,967,405$2,754,520
49$3,216,134$2,229,584$1,993,574$2,932,374
50$3,503,189$2,297,843$2,019,368$3,125,488
51$3,818,232$2,368,155$2,044,735$3,335,340
52$4,164,078$2,440,581$2,069,620$3,563,558
53$4,543,827$2,515,181$2,093,964$3,811,931
54$4,960,892$2,592,020$2,117,707$4,082,434
55$5,419,036$2,671,163$2,140,784$4,377,235
56$5,922,404$2,752,675$2,163,126$4,698,726
57$6,475,559$2,836,627$2,184,661$5,049,538
58$7,083,532$2,923,087$2,205,313$5,432,570
59$7,751,864$3,012,130$2,225,002$5,851,011
60$8,486,658$3,103,828$2,243,644$6,308,376
61$9,294,640$3,198,259$2,261,149$6,808,536
62$10,183,221$3,295,501$2,277,425$7,355,753
63$11,160,564$3,395,635$2,292,373$7,954,722
64$12,235,663$3,498,743$2,305,889$8,610,612
65$13,418,428$3,604,909$2,317,864$9,329,121
66$14,719,780$3,714,222$2,328,185$10,116,522
67$16,151,749$3,826,770$2,336,730$10,979,726
68$17,727,592$3,942,646$2,343,375$11,926,346
69$19,461,913$4,061,943$2,347,985$12,964,769
70$21,370,808$4,184,757$2,350,422$14,104,234
71$23,472,009$4,311,189$2,350,540$15,354,921
72$25,785,056$4,441,340$2,348,185$16,728,042
73$28,331,479$4,575,313$2,343,197$18,235,953
74$31,135,002$4,713,215$2,335,406$19,892,265
75$34,221,767$4,855,157$2,324,637$21,711,974
76$37,620,578$5,001,251$2,310,703$23,711,604
77$41,363,176$5,151,611$2,293,410$25,909,359
78$45,484,535$5,306,355$2,272,555$28,325,297
79$50,023,196$5,465,605$2,247,924$30,981,520
80$55,021,627$5,629,485$2,219,294$33,902,379
81$60,526,623$5,798,120$2,186,431$37,114,706
82$66,589,752$5,971,641$2,149,090$40,648,064
83$73,267,837$6,150,182$2,107,014$44,535,032
84$80,623,493$6,333,878$2,059,936$48,811,504
85$88,725,720$6,522,868$2,007,575$53,517,033
86$97,650,551$6,717,296$1,949,636$58,695,203
87$107,481,771$6,917,307$1,885,812$64,394,038
88$118,311,707$7,123,051$1,815,783$70,666,458
89$130,242,102$7,334,681$1,739,212$77,570,776
90$143,385,068$7,552,352$1,655,747$85,171,248
91$157,864,152$7,776,224$1,565,022$93,538,681
92$173,815,498$8,006,462$1,466,653$102,751,099
93$191,389,131$8,243,231$1,360,238$112,894,480
94$210,750,375$8,486,702$1,245,358$124,063,568
95$232,081,412$8,737,048$1,121,576$136,362,766
96$255,583,001$8,994,449$988,434$149,907,122
97$281,476,375$9,259,085$845,454$164,823,413
98$310,005,326$9,531,140$692,138$181,251,343
99$341,438,508$9,810,805$527,964$199,344,861
100$376,071,973$10,098,272$352,388$219,273,616