Can I retire at age 50 with 1,430,000?

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 $1,430,000?

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$118,088$117,036$116,010$115,008$114,030$113,217
2 years$58,459$57,371$56,316$55,292$54,300$53,480
3 years$38,586$37,492$36,440$35,426$34,450$33,648
4 years$28,651$27,561$26,519$25,523$24,570$23,793
5 years$22,692$21,608$20,580$19,604$18,678$17,928
6 years$18,720$17,645$16,631$15,677$14,779$14,057
7 years$15,884$14,818$13,821$12,889$12,019$11,326
8 years$13,758$12,702$11,721$10,812$9,971$9,306
9 years$12,106$11,059$10,095$9,210$8,397$7,760
10 years$10,785$9,748$8,801$7,939$7,155$6,546
11 years$9,704$8,678$7,749$6,909$6,153$5,572
12 years$8,805$7,789$6,877$6,060$5,332$4,778
13 years$8,044$7,039$6,144$5,350$4,650$4,121
14 years$7,393$6,398$5,520$4,749$4,076$3,573
15 years$6,828$5,845$4,984$4,236$3,589$3,111
16 years$6,335$5,363$4,519$3,793$3,172$2,718
17 years$5,901$4,939$4,112$3,408$2,812$2,382
18 years$5,515$4,564$3,754$3,071$2,501$2,093
19 years$5,170$4,230$3,436$2,775$2,229$1,844
20 years$4,860$3,930$3,154$2,513$1,991$1,627
21 years$4,580$3,661$2,901$2,281$1,782$1,438
22 years$4,326$3,417$2,674$2,074$1,597$1,273
23 years$4,094$3,196$2,469$1,889$1,434$1,128
24 years$3,882$2,995$2,283$1,723$1,289$1,001
25 years$3,687$2,810$2,114$1,573$1,159$889
26 years$3,507$2,641$1,961$1,438$1,044$790
27 years$3,341$2,486$1,821$1,317$942$703
28 years$3,187$2,342$1,693$1,206$850$626
29 years$3,044$2,210$1,575$1,106$767$558
30 years$2,911$2,087$1,467$1,015$693$497
31 years$2,786$1,973$1,368$932$627$443
32 years$2,670$1,867$1,276$857$567$396
33 years$2,561$1,768$1,192$788$513$353
34 years$2,458$1,675$1,114$725$465$315
35 years$2,362$1,589$1,041$667$421$281
36 years$2,271$1,508$974$615$381$251
37 years$2,185$1,432$912$566$346$225
38 years$2,104$1,361$854$522$313$201
39 years$2,028$1,295$800$481$284$179
40 years$1,955$1,232$750$444$258$160
41 years$1,886$1,172$703$410$234$143
42 years$1,821$1,117$659$378$212$128
43 years$1,758$1,064$619$349$192$115
44 years$1,699$1,014$581$322$175$103
45 years$1,643$967$545$298$159$92
46 years$1,589$922$512$275$144$82
47 years$1,537$880$481$254$131$73
48 years$1,488$840$452$235$119$66
49 years$1,441$803$425$217$108$59
50 years$1,396$767$400$200$98$53

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 50 starting with $1,430,000, adding $5,400 every year, while hoping to spend $47,596 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: 62/16/22 Blend
49$1,430,000$1,430,000$1,430,000$1,430,000
50$1,581,430$1,505,640$1,483,475$1,670,064
51$1,692,094$1,528,775$1,482,530$1,753,752
52$1,812,451$1,551,448$1,479,957$1,839,330
53$1,943,438$1,573,586$1,475,654$1,931,692
54$2,086,089$1,595,112$1,469,508$2,031,506
55$2,241,540$1,615,942$1,461,406$2,139,507
56$2,411,041$1,635,987$1,451,227$2,256,508
57$2,595,967$1,655,151$1,438,844$2,383,405
58$2,797,835$1,673,333$1,424,124$2,521,185
59$3,018,312$1,690,423$1,406,930$2,670,937
60$3,259,233$1,706,307$1,387,115$2,833,865
61$3,522,618$1,720,860$1,364,527$3,011,293
62$3,810,694$1,733,951$1,339,008$3,204,683
63$4,125,910$1,745,439$1,310,389$3,415,649
64$4,470,963$1,755,176$1,278,498$3,645,968
65$4,848,825$1,763,003$1,243,151$3,897,602
66$5,262,765$1,768,751$1,204,157$4,172,714
67$5,716,388$1,772,240$1,161,317$4,473,692
68$6,213,660$1,773,280$1,114,421$4,803,165
69$6,758,951$1,771,669$1,063,252$5,164,037
70$7,357,073$1,767,190$1,007,580$5,559,507
71$8,013,329$1,759,617$947,168$5,993,106
72$8,733,556$1,748,706$881,767$6,468,725
73$9,524,187$1,734,200$811,114$6,990,657
74$10,392,307$1,715,828$734,938$7,563,635
75$11,345,719$1,693,301$652,956$8,192,878
76$12,393,021$1,666,311$564,868$8,884,142
77$13,543,684$1,634,535$470,366$9,643,772
78$14,808,142$1,597,630$369,126$10,478,768
79$16,197,889$1,555,230$260,808$11,396,843
80$17,725,589$1,506,952$145,060$12,406,506
81$19,405,193$1,452,386$21,514$13,517,137
82$21,252,071$1,391,102$0$14,739,079
83$23,283,159$1,322,643$0$16,109,632
84$25,517,115$1,246,526$0$17,622,544
85$27,974,494$1,162,239$0$19,286,716
86$30,677,948$1,069,244$0$21,117,533
87$33,652,430$966,969$0$23,131,949
88$36,925,438$854,810$0$25,348,649
89$40,527,267$732,130$0$27,788,223
90$44,491,298$598,254$0$30,473,366
91$48,854,314$452,472$0$33,429,089
92$53,656,841$294,031$0$36,682,954
93$58,943,538$122,137$0$40,265,338
94$64,763,608$0$0$44,209,720
95$71,171,273$0$0$48,564,271
96$78,226,275$0$0$53,382,553
97$85,994,447$0$0$58,688,039
98$94,548,328$0$0$64,530,288
99$103,967,853$0$0$70,963,914
100$114,341,101$0$0$78,049,092