Can I retire at age 57 with 12,300,000?

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 $12,300,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%16.4%
1 years$1,015,723$1,006,675$997,848$989,232$980,819$955,171
2 years$502,833$493,468$484,392$475,592$467,057$441,391
3 years$331,892$322,487$313,434$304,717$296,320$271,440
4 years$246,438$237,062$228,100$219,531$211,338$187,436
5 years$195,180$185,859$177,015$168,621$160,656$137,797
6 years$161,018$151,768$143,054$134,848$127,121$105,328
7 years$136,627$127,455$118,879$110,866$103,384$82,657
8 years$118,342$109,252$100,818$93,002$85,767$66,098
9 years$104,127$95,124$86,835$79,217$72,228$53,598
10 years$92,762$83,847$75,705$68,286$61,542$43,929
11 years$83,470$74,644$66,649$59,429$52,928$36,305
12 years$75,732$66,996$59,149$52,128$45,866$30,204
13 years$69,189$60,545$52,846$46,021$39,996$25,262
14 years$63,586$55,034$47,482$40,852$35,061$21,221
15 years$58,735$50,274$42,870$36,433$30,870$17,889
16 years$54,494$46,126$38,868$32,622$27,283$15,125
17 years$50,755$42,480$35,369$29,310$24,191$12,820
18 years$47,436$39,254$32,287$26,415$21,510$10,888
19 years$44,470$36,380$29,557$23,868$19,172$9,263
20 years$41,804$33,806$27,126$21,617$17,125$7,892
21 years$39,395$31,489$24,951$19,619$15,325$6,733
22 years$37,207$29,394$22,996$17,838$13,736$5,749
23 years$35,213$27,491$21,233$16,245$12,331$4,914
24 years$33,388$25,758$19,637$14,817$11,083$4,203
25 years$31,711$24,172$18,187$13,531$9,973$3,597
26 years$30,166$22,718$16,868$12,372$8,983$3,080
27 years$28,738$21,380$15,663$11,325$8,099$2,639
28 years$27,414$20,147$14,561$10,376$7,308$2,262
29 years$26,184$19,006$13,550$9,515$6,599$1,939
30 years$25,037$17,949$12,622$8,732$5,963$1,663
31 years$23,967$16,968$11,767$8,020$5,391$1,427
32 years$22,966$16,055$10,979$7,371$4,876$1,224
33 years$22,027$15,204$10,251$6,778$4,413$1,050
34 years$21,146$14,410$9,578$6,236$3,996$902
35 years$20,317$13,668$8,955$5,741$3,619$774
36 years$19,535$12,973$8,377$5,287$3,279$664
37 years$18,798$12,321$7,841$4,871$2,972$570
38 years$18,101$11,710$7,342$4,490$2,694$490
39 years$17,441$11,135$6,879$4,140$2,443$421
40 years$16,816$10,594$6,448$3,819$2,216$361
41 years$16,223$10,084$6,046$3,523$2,010$310
42 years$15,660$9,604$5,671$3,251$1,824$266
43 years$15,124$9,151$5,322$3,001$1,656$229
44 years$14,614$8,722$4,995$2,771$1,503$197
45 years$14,128$8,318$4,690$2,559$1,364$169
46 years$13,665$7,935$4,405$2,364$1,239$145
47 years$13,223$7,572$4,139$2,184$1,125$125
48 years$12,800$7,229$3,889$2,018$1,022$107
49 years$12,396$6,903$3,656$1,865$928$92
50 years$12,009$6,594$3,437$1,724$843$79

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 57 starting with $12,300,000, adding $6,336 every year, while hoping to spend $43,240 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: 54/16/30 Blend
56$12,300,000$12,300,000$12,300,000$12,300,000
57$13,561,136$12,909,236$12,718,586$14,179,567
58$14,898,364$13,495,781$13,098,651$15,195,445
59$16,370,541$14,109,618$13,490,000$16,295,977
60$17,991,385$14,752,038$13,892,964$17,493,381
61$19,776,014$15,424,395$14,307,885$18,796,985
62$21,741,083$16,128,107$14,735,115$20,217,048
63$23,904,950$16,864,660$15,175,017$21,764,856
64$26,287,838$17,635,612$15,627,964$23,452,822
65$28,912,035$18,442,594$16,094,339$25,294,600
66$31,802,100$19,287,319$16,574,536$27,305,215
67$34,985,094$20,171,577$17,068,963$29,501,197
68$38,490,838$21,097,249$17,578,037$31,900,738
69$42,352,191$22,066,302$18,102,189$34,523,856
70$46,605,364$23,080,800$18,641,862$37,392,582
71$51,290,258$24,142,906$19,197,511$40,531,165
72$56,450,842$25,254,886$19,769,606$43,966,296
73$62,135,569$26,419,116$20,358,628$47,727,357
74$68,397,830$27,638,086$20,965,076$51,846,693
75$75,296,461$28,914,405$21,589,458$56,359,911
76$82,896,298$30,250,808$22,232,303$61,306,217
77$91,268,785$31,650,162$22,894,149$66,728,775
78$100,492,653$33,115,473$23,575,556$72,675,112
79$110,654,661$34,649,888$24,277,094$79,197,565
80$121,850,414$36,256,711$24,999,355$86,353,763
81$134,185,267$37,939,400$25,742,944$94,207,169
82$147,775,318$39,701,584$26,508,485$102,827,673
83$162,748,503$41,547,064$27,296,622$112,292,245
84$179,245,805$43,479,825$28,108,014$122,685,657
85$197,422,587$45,504,047$28,943,343$134,101,272
86$217,450,053$47,624,107$29,803,306$146,641,923
87$239,516,866$49,844,596$30,688,625$160,420,874
88$263,830,932$52,170,327$31,600,040$175,562,883
89$290,621,358$54,606,344$32,538,312$192,205,371
90$320,140,617$57,157,935$33,504,226$210,499,709
91$352,666,931$59,830,645$34,498,588$230,612,642
92$388,506,896$62,630,284$35,522,229$252,727,854
93$427,998,378$65,562,946$36,576,002$277,047,689
94$471,513,699$68,635,017$37,660,785$303,795,053
95$519,463,157$71,853,194$38,777,482$333,215,510
96$572,298,895$75,224,496$39,927,023$365,579,588
97$630,519,168$78,756,282$41,110,364$401,185,322
98$694,673,051$82,456,268$42,328,489$440,361,055
99$765,365,619$86,332,543$43,582,411$483,468,526
100$843,263,661$90,393,586$44,873,170$530,906,276