Can I retire at age 57 with 712,000?

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:
0%
Modify Bond Returns:
0%
Modify Cash Returns:
0%
Modify Inflation:
0%
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 $712,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%19%
1 years$58,796$58,273$57,762$57,263$56,776$54,718
2 years$29,107$28,565$28,040$27,530$27,036$24,985
3 years$19,212$18,668$18,143$17,639$17,153$15,174
4 years$14,265$13,723$13,204$12,708$12,234$10,341
5 years$11,298$10,759$10,247$9,761$9,300$7,499
6 years$9,321$8,785$8,281$7,806$7,359$5,651
7 years$7,909$7,378$6,881$6,418$5,984$4,369
8 years$6,850$6,324$5,836$5,384$4,965$3,441
9 years$6,028$5,506$5,027$4,586$4,181$2,746
10 years$5,370$4,854$4,382$3,953$3,562$2,215
11 years$4,832$4,321$3,858$3,440$3,064$1,800
12 years$4,384$3,878$3,424$3,017$2,655$1,472
13 years$4,005$3,505$3,059$2,664$2,315$1,209
14 years$3,681$3,186$2,749$2,365$2,030$998
15 years$3,400$2,910$2,482$2,109$1,787$826
16 years$3,154$2,670$2,250$1,888$1,579$685
17 years$2,938$2,459$2,047$1,697$1,400$570
18 years$2,746$2,272$1,869$1,529$1,245$475
19 years$2,574$2,106$1,711$1,382$1,110$396
20 years$2,420$1,957$1,570$1,251$991$331
21 years$2,280$1,823$1,444$1,136$887$277
22 years$2,154$1,701$1,331$1,033$795$231
23 years$2,038$1,591$1,229$940$714$194
24 years$1,933$1,491$1,137$858$642$162
25 years$1,836$1,399$1,053$783$577$136
26 years$1,746$1,315$976$716$520$114
27 years$1,664$1,238$907$656$469$96
28 years$1,587$1,166$843$601$423$80
29 years$1,516$1,100$784$551$382$67
30 years$1,449$1,039$731$505$345$57
31 years$1,387$982$681$464$312$48
32 years$1,329$929$636$427$282$40
33 years$1,275$880$593$392$255$34
34 years$1,224$834$554$361$231$28
35 years$1,176$791$518$332$209$24
36 years$1,131$751$485$306$190$20
37 years$1,088$713$454$282$172$17
38 years$1,048$678$425$260$156$14
39 years$1,010$645$398$240$141$12
40 years$973$613$373$221$128$10
41 years$939$584$350$204$116$8
42 years$906$556$328$188$106$7
43 years$875$530$308$174$96$6
44 years$846$505$289$160$87$5
45 years$818$481$272$148$79$4
46 years$791$459$255$137$72$3
47 years$765$438$240$126$65$3
48 years$741$418$225$117$59$2
49 years$718$400$212$108$54$2
50 years$695$382$199$100$49$2

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 57 starting with $712,000, adding $4,944 every year, while hoping to spend $30,826 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
56$712,000$712,000$712,000$712,000
57$789,724$751,988$740,952$844,729
58$837,477$756,037$732,975$885,803
59$889,068$759,251$723,698$926,474
60$944,855$761,556$713,044$970,164
61$1,005,234$762,876$700,934$1,017,162
62$1,070,637$763,126$687,285$1,067,789
63$1,141,542$762,219$672,009$1,122,398
64$1,218,472$760,061$655,015$1,181,377
65$1,302,005$756,553$636,206$1,245,156
66$1,392,775$751,589$615,484$1,314,207
67$1,491,479$745,058$592,744$1,389,053
68$1,598,885$736,841$567,876$1,470,268
69$1,715,838$726,813$540,767$1,558,489
70$1,843,266$714,840$511,295$1,654,413
71$1,982,194$700,781$479,338$1,758,815
72$2,133,745$684,487$444,764$1,872,545
73$2,299,161$665,800$407,437$1,996,542
74$2,479,803$644,553$367,214$2,131,843
75$2,677,174$620,567$323,946$2,279,589
76$2,892,926$593,655$277,479$2,441,042
77$3,128,880$563,619$227,650$2,617,590
78$3,387,038$530,249$174,289$2,810,767
79$3,669,607$493,323$117,219$3,022,262
80$3,979,017$452,605$56,255$3,253,941
81$4,317,942$407,849$0$3,507,860
82$4,689,330$358,791$0$3,787,224
83$5,096,424$305,154$0$4,100,063
84$5,542,799$246,646$0$4,443,147
85$6,032,389$182,957$0$4,819,541
86$6,569,531$113,760$0$5,232,622
87$7,159,000$38,710$0$5,686,116
88$7,806,054$0$0$6,184,125
89$8,516,489$0$0$6,739,603
90$9,296,685$0$0$7,358,084
91$10,153,674$0$0$8,037,478
92$11,095,202$0$0$8,783,930
93$12,129,799$0$0$9,604,208
94$13,266,866$0$0$10,505,770
95$14,516,758$0$0$11,496,833
96$15,890,885$0$0$12,586,448
97$17,401,815$0$0$13,784,587
98$19,063,397$0$0$15,102,237
99$20,890,889$0$0$16,551,504
100$22,901,099$0$0$18,145,725