Can I retire at age 57 with 2,450,000?

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 $2,450,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%18.3%
1 years$202,319$200,517$198,758$197,042$195,366$188,810
2 years$100,158$98,292$96,485$94,732$93,032$86,491
3 years$66,109$64,235$62,432$60,696$59,023$52,704
4 years$49,087$47,220$45,434$43,728$42,096$36,046
5 years$38,877$37,021$35,259$33,587$32,001$26,236
6 years$32,073$30,230$28,495$26,860$25,321$19,846
7 years$27,214$25,387$23,679$22,083$20,593$15,407
8 years$23,572$21,762$20,082$18,525$17,084$12,183
9 years$20,741$18,947$17,296$15,779$14,387$9,766
10 years$18,477$16,701$15,079$13,602$12,258$7,910
11 years$16,626$14,868$13,276$11,838$10,543$6,457
12 years$15,085$13,345$11,782$10,383$9,136$5,305
13 years$13,782$12,060$10,526$9,167$7,967$4,380
14 years$12,666$10,962$9,458$8,137$6,984$3,632
15 years$11,699$10,014$8,539$7,257$6,149$3,021
16 years$10,854$9,188$7,742$6,498$5,434$2,519
17 years$10,110$8,462$7,045$5,838$4,819$2,106
18 years$9,449$7,819$6,431$5,261$4,284$1,763
19 years$8,858$7,246$5,887$4,754$3,819$1,479
20 years$8,327$6,734$5,403$4,306$3,411$1,242
21 years$7,847$6,272$4,970$3,908$3,052$1,044
22 years$7,411$5,855$4,580$3,553$2,736$878
23 years$7,014$5,476$4,229$3,236$2,456$740
24 years$6,650$5,131$3,911$2,951$2,208$623
25 years$6,316$4,815$3,623$2,695$1,987$525
26 years$6,009$4,525$3,360$2,464$1,789$443
27 years$5,724$4,259$3,120$2,256$1,613$374
28 years$5,461$4,013$2,900$2,067$1,456$315
29 years$5,215$3,786$2,699$1,895$1,314$266
30 years$4,987$3,575$2,514$1,739$1,188$225
31 years$4,774$3,380$2,344$1,597$1,074$190
32 years$4,575$3,198$2,187$1,468$971$160
33 years$4,388$3,029$2,042$1,350$879$135
34 years$4,212$2,870$1,908$1,242$796$114
35 years$4,047$2,722$1,784$1,143$721$97
36 years$3,891$2,584$1,669$1,053$653$82
37 years$3,744$2,454$1,562$970$592$69
38 years$3,605$2,332$1,462$894$537$58
39 years$3,474$2,218$1,370$825$487$49
40 years$3,350$2,110$1,284$761$441$42
41 years$3,231$2,009$1,204$702$400$35
42 years$3,119$1,913$1,130$648$363$30
43 years$3,013$1,823$1,060$598$330$25
44 years$2,911$1,737$995$552$299$21
45 years$2,814$1,657$934$510$272$18
46 years$2,722$1,580$877$471$247$15
47 years$2,634$1,508$824$435$224$13
48 years$2,550$1,440$775$402$203$11
49 years$2,469$1,375$728$372$185$9
50 years$2,392$1,313$685$343$168$8

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 57 starting with $2,450,000, adding $3,413 every year, while hoping to spend $56,179 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: 53/42/5 Blend
56$2,450,000$2,450,000$2,450,000$2,450,000
57$2,703,421$2,573,571$2,535,596$2,843,582
58$2,919,395$2,639,901$2,560,764$3,005,079
59$3,155,517$2,707,600$2,584,893$3,174,205
60$3,413,780$2,776,673$2,607,887$3,356,815
61$3,696,384$2,847,128$2,629,649$3,554,191
62$4,005,746$2,918,968$2,650,074$3,767,741
63$4,344,531$2,992,197$2,669,050$3,999,019
64$4,715,674$3,066,815$2,686,464$4,249,732
65$5,122,406$3,142,822$2,702,194$4,521,760
66$5,568,285$3,220,214$2,716,111$4,817,175
67$6,057,230$3,298,984$2,728,081$5,138,256
68$6,593,558$3,379,126$2,737,962$5,487,513
69$7,182,025$3,460,626$2,745,608$5,867,712
70$7,827,867$3,543,472$2,750,861$6,281,896
71$8,536,853$3,627,646$2,753,558$6,733,419
72$9,315,337$3,713,126$2,753,528$7,225,975
73$10,170,320$3,799,888$2,750,590$7,763,632
74$11,109,514$3,887,903$2,744,555$8,350,872
75$12,141,412$3,977,138$2,735,226$8,992,632
76$13,275,374$4,067,556$2,722,394$9,694,350
77$14,521,709$4,159,114$2,705,841$10,462,019
78$15,891,777$4,251,763$2,685,340$11,302,240
79$17,398,090$4,345,452$2,660,651$12,222,286
80$19,054,436$4,440,120$2,631,524$13,230,171
81$20,876,004$4,535,701$2,597,695$14,334,723
82$22,879,529$4,632,123$2,558,891$15,545,672
83$25,083,451$4,729,307$2,514,823$16,873,737
84$27,508,084$4,827,164$2,465,191$18,330,729
85$30,175,812$4,925,598$2,409,678$19,929,664
86$33,111,299$5,024,507$2,347,956$21,684,884
87$36,341,718$5,123,774$2,279,679$23,612,192
88$39,897,011$5,223,277$2,204,487$25,729,003
89$43,810,171$5,322,882$2,122,001$28,054,509
90$48,117,548$5,422,443$2,031,828$30,609,856
91$52,859,197$5,521,802$1,933,554$33,418,349
92$58,079,256$5,620,791$1,826,748$36,505,669
93$63,826,355$5,719,225$1,710,960$39,900,117
94$70,154,084$5,816,907$1,585,717$43,632,881
95$77,121,490$5,913,625$1,450,528$47,738,329
96$84,793,640$6,009,151$1,304,879$52,254,338
97$93,242,230$6,103,239$1,148,232$57,222,647
98$102,546,266$6,195,625$980,026$62,689,256
99$112,792,803$6,286,029$799,674$68,704,855
100$124,077,771$6,374,147$606,566$75,325,310