Can I retire at age 60 with 725,000?

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 $725,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%12.5%
1 years$59,870$59,337$58,816$58,308$57,813$57,209
2 years$29,639$29,087$28,552$28,033$27,530$26,922
3 years$19,563$19,008$18,475$17,961$17,466$16,873
4 years$14,526$13,973$13,445$12,940$12,457$11,883
5 years$11,504$10,955$10,434$9,939$9,470$8,916
6 years$9,491$8,946$8,432$7,948$7,493$6,961
7 years$8,053$7,513$7,007$6,535$6,094$5,584
8 years$6,975$6,440$5,943$5,482$5,055$4,567
9 years$6,138$5,607$5,118$4,669$4,257$3,791
10 years$5,468$4,942$4,462$4,025$3,627$3,182
11 years$4,920$4,400$3,929$3,503$3,120$2,695
12 years$4,464$3,949$3,486$3,073$2,704$2,299
13 years$4,078$3,569$3,115$2,713$2,358$1,973
14 years$3,748$3,244$2,799$2,408$2,067$1,702
15 years$3,462$2,963$2,527$2,147$1,820$1,474
16 years$3,212$2,719$2,291$1,923$1,608$1,281
17 years$2,992$2,504$2,085$1,728$1,426$1,116
18 years$2,796$2,314$1,903$1,557$1,268$975
19 years$2,621$2,144$1,742$1,407$1,130$854
20 years$2,464$1,993$1,599$1,274$1,009$749
21 years$2,322$1,856$1,471$1,156$903$658
22 years$2,193$1,733$1,355$1,051$810$579
23 years$2,076$1,620$1,252$958$727$510
24 years$1,968$1,518$1,157$873$653$450
25 years$1,869$1,425$1,072$798$588$397
26 years$1,778$1,339$994$729$530$351
27 years$1,694$1,260$923$668$477$310
28 years$1,616$1,188$858$612$431$274
29 years$1,543$1,120$799$561$389$243
30 years$1,476$1,058$744$515$351$215
31 years$1,413$1,000$694$473$318$191
32 years$1,354$946$647$434$287$169
33 years$1,298$896$604$400$260$150
34 years$1,246$849$565$368$236$133
35 years$1,198$806$528$338$213$118
36 years$1,151$765$494$312$193$105
37 years$1,108$726$462$287$175$93
38 years$1,067$690$433$265$159$82
39 years$1,028$656$405$244$144$73
40 years$991$624$380$225$131$65
41 years$956$594$356$208$119$58
42 years$923$566$334$192$108$51
43 years$891$539$314$177$98$45
44 years$861$514$294$163$89$40
45 years$833$490$276$151$80$36
46 years$805$468$260$139$73$32
47 years$779$446$244$129$66$28
48 years$754$426$229$119$60$25
49 years$731$407$215$110$55$22
50 years$708$389$203$102$50$20

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 60 starting with $725,000, adding $3,240 every year, while hoping to spend $46,998 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: 71/19/10 Blend
59$725,000$725,000$725,000$725,000
60$802,292$763,867$752,630$857,476
61$834,120$751,291$727,837$881,849
62$867,620$736,524$700,639$902,439
63$902,912$719,408$670,905$923,706
64$940,127$699,777$638,499$945,705
65$979,410$677,456$603,278$968,499
66$1,020,916$652,258$565,095$992,158
67$1,064,817$623,986$523,793$1,016,759
68$1,111,298$592,431$479,209$1,042,392
69$1,160,563$557,373$431,176$1,069,153
70$1,212,835$518,578$379,514$1,097,151
71$1,268,356$475,800$324,039$1,126,510
72$1,327,392$428,778$264,558$1,157,364
73$1,390,234$377,236$200,869$1,189,866
74$1,457,200$320,884$132,761$1,224,186
75$1,528,640$259,412$60,014$1,260,512
76$1,604,935$192,497$0$1,299,055
77$1,686,504$119,795$0$1,341,930
78$1,773,806$40,943$0$1,394,474
79$1,867,343$0$0$1,450,593
80$1,967,669$0$0$1,519,930
81$2,075,389$0$0$1,603,594
82$2,191,167$0$0$1,693,544
83$2,315,733$0$0$1,790,350
84$2,449,888$0$0$1,894,638
85$2,594,513$0$0$2,007,095
86$2,750,573$0$0$2,128,479
87$2,919,132$0$0$2,259,618
88$3,101,355$0$0$2,401,426
89$3,298,527$0$0$2,554,905
90$3,512,055$0$0$2,721,157
91$3,743,492$0$0$2,901,396
92$3,994,542$0$0$3,096,953
93$4,267,078$0$0$3,309,294
94$4,563,164$0$0$3,540,033
95$4,885,067$0$0$3,790,943
96$5,235,283$0$0$4,063,975
97$5,616,557$0$0$4,361,276
98$6,031,909$0$0$4,685,210
99$6,484,666$0$0$5,038,376
100$6,978,485$0$0$5,423,636