Can I retire at age 63 with 624,000?

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 $624,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%14.1%
1 years$51,529$51,070$50,623$50,185$49,759$48,914
2 years$25,510$25,034$24,574$24,128$23,695$22,846
3 years$16,837$16,360$15,901$15,459$15,033$14,207
4 years$12,502$12,027$11,572$11,137$10,722$9,925
5 years$9,902$9,429$8,980$8,554$8,150$7,385
6 years$8,169$7,699$7,257$6,841$6,449$5,716
7 years$6,931$6,466$6,031$5,624$5,245$4,544
8 years$6,004$5,543$5,115$4,718$4,351$3,683
9 years$5,283$4,826$4,405$4,019$3,664$3,028
10 years$4,706$4,254$3,841$3,464$3,122$2,517
11 years$4,235$3,787$3,381$3,015$2,685$2,111
12 years$3,842$3,399$3,001$2,645$2,327$1,783
13 years$3,510$3,072$2,681$2,335$2,029$1,514
14 years$3,226$2,792$2,409$2,073$1,779$1,292
15 years$2,980$2,551$2,175$1,848$1,566$1,107
16 years$2,765$2,340$1,972$1,655$1,384$951
17 years$2,575$2,155$1,794$1,487$1,227$820
18 years$2,407$1,991$1,638$1,340$1,091$708
19 years$2,256$1,846$1,499$1,211$973$613
20 years$2,121$1,715$1,376$1,097$869$531
21 years$1,999$1,597$1,266$995$777$461
22 years$1,888$1,491$1,167$905$697$401
23 years$1,786$1,395$1,077$824$626$349
24 years$1,694$1,307$996$752$562$304
25 years$1,609$1,226$923$686$506$265
26 years$1,530$1,153$856$628$456$231
27 years$1,458$1,085$795$575$411$202
28 years$1,391$1,022$739$526$371$176
29 years$1,328$964$687$483$335$154
30 years$1,270$911$640$443$302$134
31 years$1,216$861$597$407$273$118
32 years$1,165$814$557$374$247$103
33 years$1,117$771$520$344$224$90
34 years$1,073$731$486$316$203$79
35 years$1,031$693$454$291$184$69
36 years$991$658$425$268$166$60
37 years$954$625$398$247$151$53
38 years$918$594$372$228$137$46
39 years$885$565$349$210$124$40
40 years$853$537$327$194$112$35
41 years$823$512$307$179$102$31
42 years$794$487$288$165$93$27
43 years$767$464$270$152$84$24
44 years$741$443$253$141$76$21
45 years$717$422$238$130$69$18
46 years$693$403$223$120$63$16
47 years$671$384$210$111$57$14
48 years$649$367$197$102$52$12
49 years$629$350$185$95$47$11
50 years$609$335$174$87$43$9

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 63 starting with $624,000, adding $3,248 every year, while hoping to spend $31,686 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: 45/27/28 Blend
62$624,000$624,000$624,000$624,000
63$690,998$657,926$648,254$716,373
64$727,766$656,451$636,257$733,256
65$767,223$653,842$622,796$748,261
66$809,609$650,009$607,789$763,926
67$855,188$644,858$591,149$780,332
68$904,250$638,290$572,786$797,568
69$957,115$630,197$552,605$815,734
70$1,014,132$620,468$530,508$834,944
71$1,075,685$608,983$506,392$855,324
72$1,142,198$595,615$480,149$877,018
73$1,214,133$580,232$451,665$900,184
74$1,292,002$562,691$420,824$925,002
75$1,376,366$542,842$387,501$951,673
76$1,467,841$520,527$351,568$980,419
77$1,567,105$495,577$312,890$1,011,491
78$1,674,906$467,816$271,327$1,045,167
79$1,792,062$437,055$226,733$1,081,760
80$1,919,477$403,096$178,953$1,121,617
81$2,058,145$365,728$127,829$1,165,124
82$2,209,157$324,730$73,193$1,212,711
83$2,373,717$279,868$14,870$1,264,860
84$2,553,147$230,892$0$1,322,102
85$2,748,904$177,542$0$1,399,185
86$2,962,592$119,541$0$1,488,275
87$3,195,975$56,597$0$1,585,718
88$3,450,995$0$0$1,692,389
89$3,729,793$0$0$1,812,702
90$4,034,721$0$0$1,962,754
91$4,368,374$0$0$2,127,013
92$4,733,606$0$0$2,306,895
93$5,133,561$0$0$2,503,956
94$5,571,700$0$0$2,719,914
95$6,051,837$0$0$2,956,656
96$6,578,171$0$0$3,216,265
97$7,155,325$0$0$3,501,032
98$7,788,394$0$0$3,813,481
99$8,482,988$0$0$4,156,393
100$9,245,285$0$0$4,532,831