Can I retire at age 63 with 2,440,000?

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 $2,440,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%16.2%
1 years$201,493$199,698$197,947$196,238$194,569$189,635
2 years$99,749$97,891$96,091$94,345$92,652$87,713
3 years$65,839$63,973$62,177$60,448$58,782$53,992
4 years$48,887$47,027$45,249$43,549$41,924$37,321
5 years$38,719$36,870$35,115$33,450$31,870$27,466
6 years$31,942$30,107$28,378$26,750$25,218$21,017
7 years$27,103$25,284$23,582$21,993$20,509$16,512
8 years$23,476$21,673$20,000$18,449$17,014$13,219
9 years$20,656$18,870$17,226$15,715$14,328$10,733
10 years$18,402$16,633$15,018$13,546$12,208$8,807
11 years$16,558$14,807$13,221$11,789$10,500$7,288
12 years$15,023$13,290$11,734$10,341$9,099$6,071
13 years$13,725$12,011$10,483$9,129$7,934$5,085
14 years$12,614$10,917$9,419$8,104$6,955$4,277
15 years$11,651$9,973$8,504$7,227$6,124$3,611
16 years$10,810$9,150$7,710$6,471$5,412$3,057
17 years$10,069$8,427$7,016$5,814$4,799$2,595
18 years$9,410$7,787$6,405$5,240$4,267$2,207
19 years$8,822$7,217$5,863$4,735$3,803$1,881
20 years$8,293$6,706$5,381$4,288$3,397$1,605
21 years$7,815$6,247$4,950$3,892$3,040$1,371
22 years$7,381$5,831$4,562$3,539$2,725$1,173
23 years$6,985$5,454$4,212$3,223$2,446$1,004
24 years$6,623$5,110$3,895$2,939$2,199$860
25 years$6,291$4,795$3,608$2,684$1,978$737
26 years$5,984$4,507$3,346$2,454$1,782$632
27 years$5,701$4,241$3,107$2,247$1,607$543
28 years$5,438$3,997$2,889$2,058$1,450$466
29 years$5,194$3,770$2,688$1,888$1,309$400
30 years$4,967$3,561$2,504$1,732$1,183$344
31 years$4,754$3,366$2,334$1,591$1,069$295
32 years$4,556$3,185$2,178$1,462$967$254
33 years$4,370$3,016$2,033$1,345$875$218
34 years$4,195$2,859$1,900$1,237$793$188
35 years$4,030$2,711$1,776$1,139$718$161
36 years$3,875$2,573$1,662$1,049$650$139
37 years$3,729$2,444$1,555$966$590$119
38 years$3,591$2,323$1,457$891$534$103
39 years$3,460$2,209$1,365$821$485$88
40 years$3,336$2,102$1,279$758$440$76
41 years$3,218$2,000$1,199$699$399$65
42 years$3,106$1,905$1,125$645$362$56
43 years$3,000$1,815$1,056$595$328$48
44 years$2,899$1,730$991$550$298$42
45 years$2,803$1,650$930$508$271$36
46 years$2,711$1,574$874$469$246$31
47 years$2,623$1,502$821$433$223$26
48 years$2,539$1,434$772$400$203$23
49 years$2,459$1,369$725$370$184$20
50 years$2,382$1,308$682$342$167$17

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 63 starting with $2,440,000, adding $2,145 every year, while hoping to spend $24,572 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: 49/35/16 Blend
62$2,440,000$2,440,000$2,440,000$2,440,000
63$2,691,093$2,561,773$2,523,953$2,810,891
64$2,939,440$2,661,155$2,582,361$2,993,196
65$3,212,294$2,764,584$2,641,902$3,188,411
66$3,512,131$2,872,231$2,702,588$3,399,936
67$3,841,675$2,984,276$2,764,431$3,629,311
68$4,203,928$3,100,908$2,827,442$3,878,227
69$4,602,199$3,222,323$2,891,631$4,148,544
70$5,040,131$3,348,725$2,957,009$4,442,309
71$5,521,741$3,480,329$3,023,586$4,761,768
72$6,051,452$3,617,359$3,091,369$5,109,394
73$6,634,138$3,760,047$3,160,367$5,487,907
74$7,275,169$3,908,638$3,230,589$5,900,297
75$7,980,462$4,063,388$3,302,040$6,349,854
76$8,756,537$4,224,561$3,374,726$6,840,197
77$9,610,577$4,392,437$3,448,652$7,375,308
78$10,550,496$4,567,307$3,523,822$7,959,568
79$11,585,015$4,749,474$3,600,239$8,597,799
80$12,723,744$4,939,256$3,677,904$9,295,306
81$13,977,271$5,136,984$3,756,819$10,057,929
82$15,357,262$5,343,006$3,836,982$10,892,095
83$16,876,574$5,557,684$3,918,391$11,804,877
84$18,549,370$5,781,396$4,001,043$12,804,065
85$20,391,260$6,014,539$4,084,932$13,898,230
86$22,419,443$6,257,526$4,170,052$15,096,811
87$24,652,872$6,510,790$4,256,395$16,410,200
88$27,112,430$6,774,784$4,343,949$17,849,837
89$29,821,129$7,049,979$4,432,702$19,428,320
90$32,804,327$7,336,871$4,522,641$21,159,521
91$36,089,967$7,635,976$4,613,747$23,058,717
92$39,708,839$7,947,835$4,706,004$25,142,728
93$43,694,874$8,273,012$4,799,388$27,430,080
94$48,085,460$8,612,099$4,893,876$29,941,175
95$52,921,797$8,965,712$4,989,442$32,698,484
96$58,249,287$9,334,499$5,086,055$35,726,754
97$64,117,959$9,719,134$5,183,683$39,053,243
98$70,582,944$10,120,325$5,282,289$42,707,975
99$77,704,994$10,538,810$5,381,835$46,724,018
100$85,551,054$10,975,362$5,482,277$51,137,800