Can I retire at age 52 with 765,000?

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:
0%
Modify Cash Returns:
0%
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 $765,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%18.2%
1 years$63,173$62,610$62,061$61,525$61,002$58,979
2 years$31,274$30,691$30,127$29,580$29,049$27,030
3 years$20,642$20,057$19,494$18,952$18,430$16,479
4 years$15,327$14,744$14,187$13,654$13,144$11,276
5 years$12,139$11,560$11,009$10,487$9,992$8,211
6 years$10,015$9,439$8,897$8,387$7,906$6,215
7 years$8,498$7,927$7,394$6,895$6,430$4,828
8 years$7,360$6,795$6,270$5,784$5,334$3,820
9 years$6,476$5,916$5,401$4,927$4,492$3,064
10 years$5,769$5,215$4,708$4,247$3,828$2,483
11 years$5,191$4,642$4,145$3,696$3,292$2,028
12 years$4,710$4,167$3,679$3,242$2,853$1,668
13 years$4,303$3,766$3,287$2,862$2,488$1,378
14 years$3,955$3,423$2,953$2,541$2,181$1,143
15 years$3,653$3,127$2,666$2,266$1,920$951
16 years$3,389$2,869$2,417$2,029$1,697$794
17 years$3,157$2,642$2,200$1,823$1,505$664
18 years$2,950$2,441$2,008$1,643$1,338$557
19 years$2,766$2,263$1,838$1,484$1,192$467
20 years$2,600$2,103$1,687$1,344$1,065$393
21 years$2,450$1,958$1,552$1,220$953$330
22 years$2,314$1,828$1,430$1,109$854$278
23 years$2,190$1,710$1,321$1,010$767$234
24 years$2,077$1,602$1,221$922$689$198
25 years$1,972$1,503$1,131$842$620$167
26 years$1,876$1,413$1,049$770$559$141
27 years$1,787$1,330$974$704$504$119
28 years$1,705$1,253$906$645$455$100
29 years$1,628$1,182$843$592$410$85
30 years$1,557$1,116$785$543$371$72
31 years$1,491$1,055$732$499$335$61
32 years$1,428$999$683$458$303$51
33 years$1,370$946$638$422$274$43
34 years$1,315$896$596$388$249$37
35 years$1,264$850$557$357$225$31
36 years$1,215$807$521$329$204$26
37 years$1,169$766$488$303$185$22
38 years$1,126$728$457$279$168$19
39 years$1,085$693$428$257$152$16
40 years$1,046$659$401$237$138$13
41 years$1,009$627$376$219$125$11
42 years$974$597$353$202$113$10
43 years$941$569$331$187$103$8
44 years$909$542$311$172$93$7
45 years$879$517$292$159$85$6
46 years$850$493$274$147$77$5
47 years$822$471$257$136$70$4
48 years$796$450$242$126$64$4
49 years$771$429$227$116$58$3
50 years$747$410$214$107$52$3

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 52 starting with $765,000, adding $4,062 every year, while hoping to spend $38,911 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: 80/6/14 Blend
51$765,000$765,000$765,000$765,000
52$847,220$806,675$794,817$912,309
53$892,235$804,801$780,043$953,808
54$940,538$801,531$763,469$993,904
55$992,423$796,756$744,995$1,036,792
56$1,048,212$790,359$724,514$1,082,733
57$1,108,260$782,217$701,916$1,132,018
58$1,172,957$772,200$677,085$1,184,963
59$1,242,731$760,170$649,899$1,241,920
60$1,318,050$745,979$620,231$1,303,276
61$1,399,431$729,472$587,949$1,369,456
62$1,487,442$710,485$552,914$1,440,932
63$1,582,706$688,844$514,982$1,518,220
64$1,685,909$664,363$474,000$1,601,891
65$1,797,803$636,850$429,812$1,692,576
66$1,919,219$606,095$382,250$1,790,968
67$2,051,068$571,882$331,144$1,897,832
68$2,194,352$533,980$276,313$2,014,012
69$2,350,175$492,143$217,568$2,140,437
70$2,519,749$446,114$154,712$2,278,133
71$2,704,410$395,621$87,542$2,428,231
72$2,905,628$340,374$15,843$2,591,976
73$3,125,019$280,069$0$2,770,744
74$3,364,363$214,385$0$2,975,111
75$3,625,618$142,980$0$3,200,801
76$3,910,942$65,497$0$3,447,323
77$4,222,707$0$0$3,716,744
78$4,563,526$0$0$4,012,561
79$4,936,278$0$0$4,340,844
80$5,344,129$0$0$4,700,060
81$5,790,569$0$0$5,093,284
82$6,279,437$0$0$5,523,902
83$6,814,964$0$0$5,995,643
84$7,401,808$0$0$6,512,614
85$8,045,100$0$0$7,079,335
86$8,750,488$0$0$7,700,790
87$9,524,198$0$0$8,382,462
88$10,373,082$0$0$9,130,395
89$11,304,691$0$0$9,951,244
90$12,327,341$0$0$10,852,341
91$13,450,192$0$0$11,841,761
92$14,683,337$0$0$12,928,399
93$16,037,891$0$0$14,122,056
94$17,526,101$0$0$15,433,528
95$19,161,457$0$0$16,874,707
96$20,958,821$0$0$18,458,695
97$22,934,568$0$0$20,199,928
98$25,106,736$0$0$22,114,307
99$27,495,200$0$0$24,219,353
100$30,121,856$0$0$26,534,370