Can I retire at age 53 with 670,000?

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 $670,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%18.7%
1 years$55,328$54,835$54,354$53,885$53,427$51,552
2 years$27,390$26,880$26,386$25,906$25,441$23,572
3 years$18,079$17,566$17,073$16,598$16,141$14,336
4 years$13,424$12,913$12,425$11,958$11,512$9,785
5 years$10,632$10,124$9,642$9,185$8,751$7,107
6 years$8,771$8,267$7,792$7,345$6,924$5,364
7 years$7,442$6,943$6,476$6,039$5,631$4,155
8 years$6,446$5,951$5,492$5,066$4,672$3,278
9 years$5,672$5,182$4,730$4,315$3,934$2,621
10 years$5,053$4,567$4,124$3,720$3,352$2,117
11 years$4,547$4,066$3,630$3,237$2,883$1,724
12 years$4,125$3,649$3,222$2,839$2,498$1,413
13 years$3,769$3,298$2,879$2,507$2,179$1,163
14 years$3,464$2,998$2,586$2,225$1,910$962
15 years$3,199$2,739$2,335$1,985$1,682$798
16 years$2,968$2,513$2,117$1,777$1,486$663
17 years$2,765$2,314$1,927$1,597$1,318$553
18 years$2,584$2,138$1,759$1,439$1,172$462
19 years$2,422$1,982$1,610$1,300$1,044$386
20 years$2,277$1,841$1,478$1,178$933$323
21 years$2,146$1,715$1,359$1,069$835$271
22 years$2,027$1,601$1,253$972$748$227
23 years$1,918$1,497$1,157$885$672$191
24 years$1,819$1,403$1,070$807$604$160
25 years$1,727$1,317$991$737$543$135
26 years$1,643$1,237$919$674$489$113
27 years$1,565$1,165$853$617$441$95
28 years$1,493$1,097$793$565$398$80
29 years$1,426$1,035$738$518$359$67
30 years$1,364$978$688$476$325$57
31 years$1,306$924$641$437$294$48
32 years$1,251$875$598$401$266$40
33 years$1,200$828$558$369$240$34
34 years$1,152$785$522$340$218$28
35 years$1,107$745$488$313$197$24
36 years$1,064$707$456$288$179$20
37 years$1,024$671$427$265$162$17
38 years$986$638$400$245$147$14
39 years$950$607$375$226$133$12
40 years$916$577$351$208$121$10
41 years$884$549$329$192$110$9
42 years$853$523$309$177$99$7
43 years$824$498$290$163$90$6
44 years$796$475$272$151$82$5
45 years$770$453$255$139$74$4
46 years$744$432$240$129$67$4
47 years$720$412$225$119$61$3
48 years$697$394$212$110$56$3
49 years$675$376$199$102$51$2
50 years$654$359$187$94$46$2

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 53 starting with $670,000, adding $5,494 every year, while hoping to spend $28,232 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: 72/18/10 Blend
52$670,000$670,000$670,000$670,000
53$744,007$708,497$698,112$795,768
54$789,857$713,175$691,460$835,400
55$839,438$717,136$683,639$874,760
56$893,100$720,314$674,580$917,085
57$951,228$722,642$664,211$962,660
58$1,014,247$724,045$652,456$1,011,801
59$1,082,623$724,446$639,236$1,064,854
60$1,156,868$723,762$624,468$1,122,203
61$1,237,547$721,904$608,066$1,184,268
62$1,325,279$718,780$589,938$1,251,515
63$1,420,747$714,290$569,991$1,324,458
64$1,524,702$708,329$548,125$1,403,662
65$1,637,971$700,786$524,235$1,489,751
66$1,761,461$691,542$498,215$1,583,412
67$1,896,175$680,472$469,950$1,685,406
68$2,043,214$667,444$439,322$1,796,568
69$2,203,789$652,317$406,207$1,917,821
70$2,379,237$634,941$370,476$2,050,184
71$2,571,026$615,161$331,994$2,194,778
72$2,780,775$592,807$290,620$2,352,842
73$3,010,264$567,705$246,206$2,525,740
74$3,261,456$539,668$198,599$2,714,977
75$3,536,510$508,497$147,637$2,922,213
76$3,837,804$473,983$93,153$3,149,280
77$4,167,959$435,907$34,972$3,398,195
78$4,529,858$394,033$0$3,671,185
79$4,926,679$348,117$0$3,973,598
80$5,361,921$297,895$0$4,309,417
81$5,839,438$243,094$0$4,677,914
82$6,363,476$183,421$0$5,082,400
83$6,938,712$118,569$0$5,526,530
84$7,570,295$48,214$0$6,014,327
85$8,263,901$0$0$6,550,231
86$9,025,779$0$0$7,144,675
87$9,862,817$0$0$7,808,286
88$10,782,599$0$0$8,537,535
89$11,793,483$0$0$9,339,049
90$12,904,675$0$0$10,220,135
91$14,126,319$0$0$11,188,839
92$15,469,590$0$0$12,254,028
93$16,946,799$0$0$13,425,470
94$18,571,513$0$0$14,713,928
95$20,358,675$0$0$16,131,258
96$22,324,753$0$0$17,690,526
97$24,487,891$0$0$19,406,127
98$26,868,078$0$0$21,293,921
99$29,487,340$0$0$23,371,383
100$32,369,946$0$0$25,657,769