Can I retire at age 62 with 967,000?

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 $967,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%18.9%
1 years$79,854$79,143$78,449$77,771$77,110$74,344
2 years$39,532$38,795$38,082$37,390$36,719$33,963
3 years$26,093$25,353$24,642$23,956$23,296$20,636
4 years$19,374$18,637$17,933$17,259$16,615$14,071
5 years$15,345$14,612$13,917$13,257$12,630$10,209
6 years$12,659$11,932$11,247$10,601$9,994$7,697
7 years$10,741$10,020$9,346$8,716$8,128$5,955
8 years$9,304$8,589$7,926$7,312$6,743$4,692
9 years$8,186$7,478$6,827$6,228$5,678$3,748
10 years$7,293$6,592$5,952$5,369$4,838$3,024
11 years$6,562$5,868$5,240$4,672$4,161$2,459
12 years$5,954$5,267$4,650$4,098$3,606$2,012
13 years$5,440$4,760$4,155$3,618$3,144$1,655
14 years$4,999$4,327$3,733$3,212$2,756$1,366
15 years$4,618$3,952$3,370$2,864$2,427$1,131
16 years$4,284$3,626$3,056$2,565$2,145$940
17 years$3,990$3,340$2,781$2,304$1,902$782
18 years$3,729$3,086$2,538$2,077$1,691$652
19 years$3,496$2,860$2,324$1,876$1,507$544
20 years$3,287$2,658$2,133$1,699$1,346$455
21 years$3,097$2,476$1,962$1,542$1,205$381
22 years$2,925$2,311$1,808$1,402$1,080$319
23 years$2,768$2,161$1,669$1,277$969$267
24 years$2,625$2,025$1,544$1,165$871$224
25 years$2,493$1,900$1,430$1,064$784$188
26 years$2,372$1,786$1,326$973$706$158
27 years$2,259$1,681$1,231$890$637$132
28 years$2,155$1,584$1,145$816$575$111
29 years$2,059$1,494$1,065$748$519$93
30 years$1,968$1,411$992$687$469$78
31 years$1,884$1,334$925$631$424$66
32 years$1,806$1,262$863$579$383$55
33 years$1,732$1,195$806$533$347$47
34 years$1,662$1,133$753$490$314$39
35 years$1,597$1,075$704$451$285$33
36 years$1,536$1,020$659$416$258$28
37 years$1,478$969$616$383$234$23
38 years$1,423$921$577$353$212$20
39 years$1,371$875$541$325$192$16
40 years$1,322$833$507$300$174$14
41 years$1,275$793$475$277$158$12
42 years$1,231$755$446$256$143$10
43 years$1,189$719$418$236$130$8
44 years$1,149$686$393$218$118$7
45 years$1,111$654$369$201$107$6
46 years$1,074$624$346$186$97$5
47 years$1,040$595$325$172$88$4
48 years$1,006$568$306$159$80$3
49 years$975$543$287$147$73$3
50 years$944$518$270$136$66$2

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 62 starting with $967,000, adding $4,778 every year, while hoping to spend $58,319 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: 60/15/25 Blend
61$967,000$967,000$967,000$967,000
62$1,070,563$1,019,312$1,004,323$1,127,357
63$1,117,709$1,007,207$975,917$1,154,439
64$1,167,710$992,554$944,605$1,177,254
65$1,220,794$975,168$910,227$1,200,890
66$1,277,214$954,850$872,618$1,225,441
67$1,337,243$931,391$831,604$1,251,009
68$1,401,182$904,569$787,004$1,277,712
69$1,469,361$874,151$738,626$1,305,681
70$1,542,140$839,889$686,274$1,335,066
71$1,619,913$801,518$629,740$1,366,032
72$1,703,115$758,763$568,806$1,398,766
73$1,792,219$711,329$503,247$1,433,478
74$1,887,746$658,905$432,827$1,470,402
75$1,990,268$601,163$357,298$1,509,800
76$2,100,411$537,755$276,404$1,551,967
77$2,218,863$468,316$189,874$1,597,229
78$2,346,380$392,456$97,428$1,645,953
79$2,483,792$309,768$0$1,698,548
80$2,632,009$219,816$0$1,755,797
81$2,792,032$122,146$0$1,845,635
82$2,964,963$16,274$0$1,942,698
83$3,152,008$0$0$2,047,703
84$3,354,498$0$0$2,177,672
85$3,573,892$0$0$2,321,465
86$3,811,798$0$0$2,477,458
87$4,069,981$0$0$2,646,818
88$4,350,385$0$0$2,830,826
89$4,655,145$0$0$3,030,896
90$4,986,613$0$0$3,248,580
91$5,347,376$0$0$3,485,586
92$5,740,278$0$0$3,743,794
93$6,168,451$0$0$4,025,275
94$6,635,342$0$0$4,332,304
95$7,144,743$0$0$4,667,388
96$7,700,831$0$0$5,033,286
97$8,308,200$0$0$5,433,036
98$8,971,909$0$0$5,869,980
99$9,697,530$0$0$6,347,800
100$10,491,195$0$0$6,870,548