Can I retire at age 66 with 764,000?

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 $764,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%17.8%
1 years$63,090$62,528$61,980$61,445$60,922$58,996
2 years$31,233$30,651$30,087$29,541$29,011$27,087
3 years$20,615$20,031$19,469$18,927$18,406$16,545
4 years$15,307$14,725$14,168$13,636$13,127$11,345
5 years$12,123$11,544$10,995$10,474$9,979$8,279
6 years$10,001$9,427$8,886$8,376$7,896$6,280
7 years$8,486$7,917$7,384$6,886$6,422$4,889
8 years$7,351$6,786$6,262$5,777$5,327$3,878
9 years$6,468$5,908$5,394$4,920$4,486$3,118
10 years$5,762$5,208$4,702$4,242$3,823$2,533
11 years$5,185$4,636$4,140$3,691$3,288$2,075
12 years$4,704$4,161$3,674$3,238$2,849$1,710
13 years$4,298$3,761$3,282$2,859$2,484$1,417
14 years$3,950$3,418$2,949$2,537$2,178$1,179
15 years$3,648$3,123$2,663$2,263$1,917$984
16 years$3,385$2,865$2,414$2,026$1,695$824
17 years$3,153$2,639$2,197$1,821$1,503$691
18 years$2,946$2,438$2,005$1,641$1,336$581
19 years$2,762$2,260$1,836$1,483$1,191$489
20 years$2,597$2,100$1,685$1,343$1,064$412
21 years$2,447$1,956$1,550$1,219$952$348
22 years$2,311$1,826$1,428$1,108$853$294
23 years$2,187$1,708$1,319$1,009$766$248
24 years$2,074$1,600$1,220$920$688$210
25 years$1,970$1,501$1,130$840$619$178
26 years$1,874$1,411$1,048$769$558$151
27 years$1,785$1,328$973$703$503$128
28 years$1,703$1,251$904$644$454$108
29 years$1,626$1,181$842$591$410$92
30 years$1,555$1,115$784$542$370$78
31 years$1,489$1,054$731$498$335$66
32 years$1,427$997$682$458$303$56
33 years$1,368$944$637$421$274$47
34 years$1,313$895$595$387$248$40
35 years$1,262$849$556$357$225$34
36 years$1,213$806$520$328$204$29
37 years$1,168$765$487$303$185$25
38 years$1,124$727$456$279$167$21
39 years$1,083$692$427$257$152$18
40 years$1,045$658$400$237$138$15
41 years$1,008$626$376$219$125$13
42 years$973$597$352$202$113$11
43 years$939$568$331$186$103$9
44 years$908$542$310$172$93$8
45 years$878$517$291$159$85$7
46 years$849$493$274$147$77$6
47 years$821$470$257$136$70$5
48 years$795$449$242$125$63$4
49 years$770$429$227$116$58$3
50 years$746$410$213$107$52$3

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 66 starting with $764,000, adding $5,378 every year, while hoping to spend $27,665 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: 82/7/11 Blend
65$764,000$764,000$764,000$764,000
66$847,475$806,983$795,141$914,962
67$904,483$817,090$792,343$970,075
68$966,377$826,765$788,524$1,026,365
69$1,033,629$835,958$783,621$1,087,341
70$1,106,753$844,614$777,567$1,153,456
71$1,186,319$852,677$770,292$1,225,212
72$1,272,951$860,085$761,724$1,303,161
73$1,367,336$866,774$751,786$1,387,911
74$1,470,232$872,673$740,398$1,480,132
75$1,582,471$877,710$727,477$1,580,561
76$1,704,970$881,805$712,935$1,690,012
77$1,838,739$884,875$696,680$1,809,379
78$1,984,887$886,831$678,616$1,939,650
79$2,144,639$887,578$658,642$2,081,910
80$2,319,340$887,017$636,654$2,237,358
81$2,510,472$885,041$612,542$2,407,312
82$2,719,669$881,537$586,191$2,593,228
83$2,948,727$876,384$557,481$2,796,706
84$3,199,627$869,457$526,286$3,019,512
85$3,474,547$860,618$492,474$3,263,591
86$3,775,889$849,726$455,910$3,531,085
87$4,106,296$836,629$416,450$3,824,358
88$4,468,680$821,167$373,943$4,146,012
89$4,866,250$803,168$328,234$4,498,915
90$5,302,537$782,452$279,159$4,886,228
91$5,781,433$758,830$226,548$5,311,433
92$6,307,224$732,098$170,223$5,778,370
93$6,884,633$702,043$109,998$6,291,269
94$7,518,861$668,438$45,678$6,854,792
95$8,215,638$631,045$0$7,474,075
96$8,981,277$589,610$0$8,157,477
97$9,822,732$543,865$0$8,914,438
98$10,747,664$493,528$0$9,746,493
99$11,764,513$438,299$0$10,661,248
100$12,882,581$377,862$0$11,667,083