Can I retire at age 68 with 1,920,000?

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 $1,920,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%17%
1 years$158,552$157,140$155,762$154,417$153,103$148,739
2 years$78,491$77,029$75,612$74,239$72,906$68,543
3 years$51,808$50,339$48,926$47,566$46,255$42,030
4 years$38,468$37,005$35,606$34,268$32,989$28,935
5 years$30,467$29,012$27,632$26,321$25,078$21,205
6 years$25,135$23,691$22,330$21,049$19,843$16,155
7 years$21,327$19,895$18,557$17,306$16,138$12,635
8 years$18,473$17,054$15,738$14,517$13,388$10,068
9 years$16,254$14,849$13,555$12,366$11,275$8,135
10 years$14,480$13,088$11,817$10,659$9,607$6,642
11 years$13,029$11,652$10,404$9,277$8,262$5,468
12 years$11,822$10,458$9,233$8,137$7,160$4,531
13 years$10,800$9,451$8,249$7,184$6,243$3,775
14 years$9,926$8,591$7,412$6,377$5,473$3,158
15 years$9,168$7,848$6,692$5,687$4,819$2,651
16 years$8,506$7,200$6,067$5,092$4,259$2,232
17 years$7,923$6,631$5,521$4,575$3,776$1,883
18 years$7,405$6,127$5,040$4,123$3,358$1,592
19 years$6,942$5,679$4,614$3,726$2,993$1,349
20 years$6,525$5,277$4,234$3,374$2,673$1,144
21 years$6,149$4,915$3,895$3,062$2,392$971
22 years$5,808$4,588$3,590$2,784$2,144$826
23 years$5,497$4,291$3,314$2,536$1,925$702
24 years$5,212$4,021$3,065$2,313$1,730$598
25 years$4,950$3,773$2,839$2,112$1,557$509
26 years$4,709$3,546$2,633$1,931$1,402$434
27 years$4,486$3,337$2,445$1,768$1,264$370
28 years$4,279$3,145$2,273$1,620$1,141$316
29 years$4,087$2,967$2,115$1,485$1,030$269
30 years$3,908$2,802$1,970$1,363$931$230
31 years$3,741$2,649$1,837$1,252$841$196
32 years$3,585$2,506$1,714$1,151$761$167
33 years$3,438$2,373$1,600$1,058$689$143
34 years$3,301$2,249$1,495$973$624$122
35 years$3,171$2,134$1,398$896$565$104
36 years$3,049$2,025$1,308$825$512$89
37 years$2,934$1,923$1,224$760$464$76
38 years$2,825$1,828$1,146$701$421$65
39 years$2,723$1,738$1,074$646$381$56
40 years$2,625$1,654$1,006$596$346$47
41 years$2,532$1,574$944$550$314$41
42 years$2,444$1,499$885$508$285$35
43 years$2,361$1,428$831$469$258$30
44 years$2,281$1,362$780$433$235$25
45 years$2,205$1,298$732$400$213$22
46 years$2,133$1,239$688$369$193$18
47 years$2,064$1,182$646$341$176$16
48 years$1,998$1,128$607$315$159$13
49 years$1,935$1,078$571$291$145$12
50 years$1,875$1,029$536$269$132$10

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 68 starting with $1,920,000, adding $6,053 every year, while hoping to spend $47,172 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: 57/22/21 Blend
67$1,920,000$1,920,000$1,920,000$1,920,000
68$2,122,084$2,020,324$1,990,564$2,230,764
69$2,288,346$2,069,129$2,007,057$2,354,329
70$2,469,985$2,118,745$2,022,522$2,483,351
71$2,668,521$2,169,161$2,036,874$2,622,933
72$2,885,626$2,220,365$2,050,024$2,774,104
73$3,123,140$2,272,343$2,061,880$2,937,996
74$3,383,090$2,325,078$2,072,344$3,115,859
75$3,667,710$2,378,551$2,081,311$3,309,067
76$3,979,456$2,432,740$2,088,675$3,519,135
77$4,321,036$2,487,620$2,094,321$3,747,735
78$4,695,431$2,543,162$2,098,130$3,996,706
79$5,105,924$2,599,336$2,099,977$4,268,077
80$5,556,132$2,656,107$2,099,729$4,564,082
81$6,050,037$2,713,436$2,097,250$4,887,184
82$6,592,026$2,771,280$2,092,393$5,240,099
83$7,186,932$2,829,592$2,085,008$5,625,818
84$7,840,078$2,888,321$2,074,935$6,047,637
85$8,557,328$2,947,410$2,062,007$6,509,192
86$9,345,140$3,006,798$2,046,048$7,014,488
87$10,210,630$3,066,417$2,026,877$7,567,938
88$11,161,637$3,126,195$2,004,300$8,174,409
89$12,206,797$3,186,051$1,978,117$8,839,264
90$13,355,624$3,245,901$1,948,118$9,568,412
91$14,618,598$3,305,651$1,914,080$10,368,369
92$16,007,268$3,365,201$1,875,775$11,246,315
93$17,534,355$3,424,442$1,832,960$12,210,164
94$19,213,878$3,483,258$1,785,382$13,268,640
95$21,061,279$3,541,523$1,732,778$14,431,356
96$23,093,574$3,599,102$1,674,870$15,708,911
97$25,329,510$3,655,849$1,611,370$17,112,984
98$27,789,744$3,711,610$1,541,975$18,656,449
99$30,497,036$3,766,217$1,466,369$20,353,495
100$33,476,462$3,819,490$1,384,221$22,219,762