Can I retire at age 52 with 793,000?

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 $793,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%19.9%
1 years$65,485$64,902$64,333$63,777$63,235$60,726
2 years$32,418$31,815$31,230$30,662$30,112$27,615
3 years$21,398$20,791$20,208$19,646$19,104$16,699
4 years$15,888$15,284$14,706$14,154$13,625$11,329
5 years$12,584$11,983$11,412$10,871$10,358$8,176
6 years$10,381$9,785$9,223$8,694$8,196$6,131
7 years$8,809$8,217$7,664$7,148$6,665$4,716
8 years$7,630$7,044$6,500$5,996$5,530$3,694
9 years$6,713$6,133$5,598$5,107$4,657$2,932
10 years$5,981$5,406$4,881$4,403$3,968$2,351
11 years$5,381$4,812$4,297$3,832$3,412$1,899
12 years$4,883$4,319$3,813$3,361$2,957$1,544
13 years$4,461$3,903$3,407$2,967$2,579$1,261
14 years$4,100$3,548$3,061$2,634$2,260$1,034
15 years$3,787$3,241$2,764$2,349$1,990$850
16 years$3,513$2,974$2,506$2,103$1,759$701
17 years$3,272$2,739$2,280$1,890$1,560$579
18 years$3,058$2,531$2,082$1,703$1,387$479
19 years$2,867$2,345$1,906$1,539$1,236$397
20 years$2,695$2,180$1,749$1,394$1,104$329
21 years$2,540$2,030$1,609$1,265$988$273
22 years$2,399$1,895$1,483$1,150$886$227
23 years$2,270$1,772$1,369$1,047$795$189
24 years$2,153$1,661$1,266$955$715$157
25 years$2,044$1,558$1,173$872$643$131
26 years$1,945$1,465$1,088$798$579$109
27 years$1,853$1,378$1,010$730$522$91
28 years$1,767$1,299$939$669$471$76
29 years$1,688$1,225$874$613$425$63
30 years$1,614$1,157$814$563$384$52
31 years$1,545$1,094$759$517$348$44
32 years$1,481$1,035$708$475$314$36
33 years$1,420$980$661$437$285$30
34 years$1,363$929$617$402$258$25
35 years$1,310$881$577$370$233$21
36 years$1,259$836$540$341$211$18
37 years$1,212$794$505$314$192$15
38 years$1,167$755$473$289$174$12
39 years$1,124$718$443$267$158$10
40 years$1,084$683$416$246$143$9
41 years$1,046$650$390$227$130$7
42 years$1,010$619$366$210$118$6
43 years$975$590$343$194$107$5
44 years$942$562$322$179$97$4
45 years$911$536$302$165$88$3
46 years$881$512$284$152$80$3
47 years$852$488$267$141$73$2
48 years$825$466$251$130$66$2
49 years$799$445$236$120$60$2
50 years$774$425$222$111$54$1

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 52 starting with $793,000, adding $6,036 every year, while hoping to spend $34,491 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: 49/42/9 Blend
51$793,000$793,000$793,000$793,000
52$880,112$838,083$825,792$920,839
53$933,185$842,451$816,757$953,739
54$990,516$845,877$806,265$985,315
55$1,052,502$848,278$794,228$1,018,813
56$1,119,581$849,568$780,558$1,054,421
57$1,192,233$849,651$765,162$1,092,349
58$1,270,987$848,430$747,941$1,132,832
59$1,356,424$845,799$728,793$1,176,125
60$1,449,183$841,647$707,611$1,222,516
61$1,549,967$835,856$684,284$1,272,321
62$1,659,549$828,298$658,693$1,325,893
63$1,778,781$818,843$630,717$1,383,620
64$1,908,598$807,348$600,228$1,445,934
65$2,050,031$793,663$567,091$1,513,313
66$2,204,212$777,631$531,166$1,586,286
67$2,372,390$759,083$492,309$1,665,440
68$2,555,938$737,842$450,365$1,751,424
69$2,756,366$713,719$405,175$1,844,955
70$2,975,340$686,515$356,573$1,946,830
71$3,214,690$656,020$304,383$2,057,929
72$3,476,434$622,011$248,426$2,179,225
73$3,762,792$584,251$188,510$2,311,797
74$4,076,209$542,491$124,437$2,456,835
75$4,419,377$496,468$56,000$2,615,660
76$4,795,261$445,903$0$2,789,729
77$5,207,127$390,501$0$2,982,289
78$5,658,569$329,951$0$3,199,335
79$6,153,548$263,924$0$3,437,474
80$6,696,426$192,072$0$3,698,911
81$7,292,007$114,029$0$3,986,077
82$7,945,582$29,407$0$4,301,658
83$8,662,981$0$0$4,648,622
84$9,450,622$0$0$5,058,993
85$10,315,580$0$0$5,524,662
86$11,265,645$0$0$6,036,244
87$12,309,400$0$0$6,598,371
88$13,456,299$0$0$7,216,147
89$14,716,760$0$0$7,895,196
90$16,102,256$0$0$8,641,712
91$17,625,432$0$0$9,462,521
92$19,300,215$0$0$10,365,142
93$21,141,951$0$0$11,357,860
94$23,167,547$0$0$12,449,803
95$25,395,631$0$0$13,651,027
96$27,846,727$0$0$14,972,614
97$30,543,448$0$0$16,426,772
98$33,510,710$0$0$18,026,952
99$36,775,965$0$0$19,787,978
100$40,369,462$0$0$21,726,179