Can I retire at age 50 with 16,800,000?

Use the below retirement simulation to view the chances of a successful retirement.
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:
0%
Modify Bond Returns:
0%
Modify Cash Returns:
0%
Modify Inflation:
0%
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 $16,800,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%16%
1 years$1,387,328$1,374,971$1,362,914$1,351,146$1,339,656$1,306,739
2 years$686,796$674,005$661,609$649,590$637,931$604,972
3 years$453,316$440,470$428,105$416,198$404,730$372,758
4 years$336,599$323,792$311,551$299,847$288,657$257,918
5 years$266,587$253,857$241,776$230,312$219,432$190,012
6 years$219,927$207,293$195,391$184,182$173,629$145,558
7 years$186,612$174,085$162,371$151,426$141,207$114,487
8 years$161,637$149,223$137,703$127,028$117,145$91,765
9 years$142,223$129,925$118,604$108,199$98,653$74,592
10 years$126,700$114,523$103,402$93,269$84,057$61,287
11 years$114,008$101,953$91,033$81,172$72,292$50,781
12 years$103,439$91,507$80,790$71,199$62,647$42,358
13 years$94,503$82,696$72,180$62,858$54,629$35,523
14 years$86,849$75,168$64,854$55,798$47,888$29,922
15 years$80,223$68,668$58,555$49,762$42,164$25,295
16 years$74,430$63,001$53,088$44,557$37,265$21,448
17 years$69,325$58,022$48,308$40,034$33,041$18,232
18 years$64,791$53,615$44,099$36,078$29,379$15,530
19 years$60,740$49,690$40,371$32,600$26,186$13,253
20 years$57,098$46,174$37,050$29,526$23,390$11,326
21 years$53,807$43,009$34,079$26,796$20,931$9,691
22 years$50,820$40,148$31,409$24,364$18,762$8,301
23 years$48,096$37,549$29,001$22,189$16,842$7,117
24 years$45,603$35,181$26,821$20,237$15,138$6,107
25 years$43,313$33,016$24,841$18,482$13,622$5,243
26 years$41,203$31,029$23,039$16,899$12,270$4,505
27 years$39,252$29,202$21,394$15,468$11,062$3,872
28 years$37,444$27,517$19,888$14,172$9,982$3,329
29 years$35,763$25,959$18,508$12,996$9,013$2,864
30 years$34,198$24,516$17,239$11,927$8,144$2,464
31 years$32,736$23,176$16,072$10,954$7,363$2,121
32 years$31,368$21,929$14,995$10,067$6,660$1,826
33 years$30,086$20,767$14,001$9,258$6,028$1,572
34 years$28,882$19,682$13,082$8,518$5,457$1,354
35 years$27,750$18,668$12,231$7,841$4,943$1,166
36 years$26,682$17,719$11,441$7,221$4,479$1,004
37 years$25,675$16,829$10,709$6,654$4,059$865
38 years$24,723$15,994$10,028$6,133$3,680$746
39 years$23,822$15,208$9,396$5,655$3,337$642
40 years$22,968$14,469$8,807$5,216$3,027$554
41 years$22,158$13,774$8,258$4,812$2,746$477
42 years$21,389$13,117$7,746$4,441$2,492$411
43 years$20,657$12,498$7,269$4,100$2,261$354
44 years$19,961$11,913$6,823$3,785$2,053$305
45 years$19,297$11,361$6,406$3,496$1,863$263
46 years$18,664$10,838$6,017$3,229$1,692$227
47 years$18,060$10,342$5,653$2,983$1,536$196
48 years$17,483$9,873$5,312$2,757$1,395$169
49 years$16,931$9,428$4,993$2,548$1,267$145
50 years$16,403$9,006$4,694$2,355$1,151$125

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 50 starting with $16,800,000, adding $6,343 every year, while hoping to spend $25,001 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: 70/14/16 Blend
49$16,800,000$16,800,000$16,800,000$16,800,000
50$18,520,143$17,629,743$17,369,343$19,747,190
51$20,382,597$18,466,999$17,924,615$21,401,437
52$22,434,183$19,344,444$18,497,651$23,207,719
53$24,694,166$20,264,018$19,089,019$25,183,980
54$27,183,776$21,227,760$19,699,306$27,346,992
55$29,926,407$22,237,806$20,329,119$29,715,216
56$32,947,838$23,296,396$20,979,081$32,308,969
57$36,276,476$24,405,878$21,649,839$35,150,617
58$39,943,626$25,568,715$22,342,058$38,264,781
59$43,983,784$26,787,491$23,056,425$41,678,563
60$48,434,964$28,064,912$23,793,650$45,421,803
61$53,339,057$29,403,819$24,554,464$49,527,353
62$58,742,225$30,807,190$25,339,622$54,031,385
63$64,695,337$32,278,148$26,149,905$58,973,727
64$71,254,451$33,819,967$26,986,117$64,398,237
65$78,481,341$35,436,081$27,849,087$70,353,208
66$86,444,080$37,130,091$28,739,674$76,891,823
67$95,217,684$38,905,773$29,658,761$84,072,649
68$104,884,819$40,767,088$30,607,261$91,960,189
69$115,536,582$42,718,187$31,586,116$100,625,480
70$127,273,361$44,763,426$32,596,298$110,146,761
71$140,205,781$46,907,370$33,638,811$120,610,206
72$154,455,750$49,154,810$34,714,690$132,110,728
73$170,157,608$51,510,768$35,825,004$144,752,874
74$187,459,398$53,980,510$36,970,856$158,651,797
75$206,524,261$56,569,558$38,153,383$173,934,346
76$227,531,975$59,283,707$39,373,762$190,740,246
77$250,680,657$62,129,029$40,633,203$209,223,417
78$276,188,628$65,111,895$41,932,959$229,553,414
79$304,296,476$68,238,986$43,274,322$251,917,022
80$335,269,328$71,517,308$44,658,622$276,520,009
81$369,399,351$74,954,207$46,087,238$303,589,060
82$407,008,511$78,557,390$47,561,587$333,373,906
83$448,451,615$82,334,938$49,083,135$366,149,673
84$494,119,654$86,295,324$50,653,395$402,219,468
85$544,443,502$90,447,438$52,273,927$441,917,230
86$599,897,977$94,800,600$53,946,341$485,610,868
87$661,006,327$99,364,586$55,672,300$533,705,729
88$728,345,170$104,149,648$57,453,519$586,648,403
89$802,549,934$109,166,539$59,291,770$644,930,933
90$884,320,862$114,426,534$61,188,879$709,095,443
91$974,429,616$119,941,460$63,146,732$779,739,243
92$1,073,726,566$125,723,720$65,167,277$857,520,453
93$1,183,148,816$131,786,323$67,252,521$943,164,196
94$1,303,729,053$138,142,910$69,404,538$1,037,469,435
95$1,436,605,295$144,807,791$71,625,468$1,141,316,491
96$1,583,031,633$151,795,971$73,917,519$1,255,675,340
97$1,744,390,075$159,123,189$76,282,971$1,381,614,751
98$1,922,203,588$166,805,950$78,724,176$1,520,312,355
99$2,118,150,479$174,861,568$81,243,562$1,673,065,742
100$2,334,080,241$183,308,197$83,843,634$1,841,304,690