Can I retire at age 68 with 376,000?

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 $376,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%11.8%
1 years$31,050$30,773$30,503$30,240$29,983$29,756
2 years$15,371$15,085$14,807$14,538$14,278$14,049
3 years$10,146$9,858$9,581$9,315$9,058$8,835
4 years$7,533$7,247$6,973$6,711$6,460$6,244
5 years$5,966$5,682$5,411$5,155$4,911$4,703
6 years$4,922$4,639$4,373$4,122$3,886$3,685
7 years$4,177$3,896$3,634$3,389$3,160$2,968
8 years$3,618$3,340$3,082$2,843$2,622$2,437
9 years$3,183$2,908$2,654$2,422$2,208$2,031
10 years$2,836$2,563$2,314$2,087$1,881$1,712
11 years$2,552$2,282$2,037$1,817$1,618$1,456
12 years$2,315$2,048$1,808$1,593$1,402$1,248
13 years$2,115$1,851$1,615$1,407$1,223$1,076
14 years$1,944$1,682$1,451$1,249$1,072$932
15 years$1,795$1,537$1,311$1,114$944$811
16 years$1,666$1,410$1,188$997$834$708
17 years$1,552$1,299$1,081$896$739$620
18 years$1,450$1,200$987$807$658$545
19 years$1,359$1,112$904$730$586$479
20 years$1,278$1,033$829$661$523$423
21 years$1,204$963$763$600$468$373
22 years$1,137$899$703$545$420$330
23 years$1,076$840$649$497$377$292
24 years$1,021$787$600$453$339$259
25 years$969$739$556$414$305$230
26 years$922$694$516$378$275$204
27 years$878$654$479$346$248$182
28 years$838$616$445$317$223$162
29 years$800$581$414$291$202$144
30 years$765$549$386$267$182$128
31 years$733$519$360$245$165$114
32 years$702$491$336$225$149$102
33 years$673$465$313$207$135$91
34 years$646$441$293$191$122$81
35 years$621$418$274$175$111$72
36 years$597$397$256$162$100$64
37 years$575$377$240$149$91$58
38 years$553$358$224$137$82$51
39 years$533$340$210$127$75$46
40 years$514$324$197$117$68$41
41 years$496$308$185$108$61$37
42 years$479$294$173$99$56$33
43 years$462$280$163$92$51$29
44 years$447$267$153$85$46$26
45 years$432$254$143$78$42$23
46 years$418$243$135$72$38$21
47 years$404$231$127$67$34$19
48 years$391$221$119$62$31$17
49 years$379$211$112$57$28$15
50 years$367$202$105$53$26$13

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 68 starting with $376,000, adding $6,229 every year, while hoping to spend $30,545 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: 31/45/24 Blend
67$376,000$376,000$376,000$376,000
68$420,777$400,849$395,021$430,551
69$431,197$387,991$375,755$425,664
70$441,656$373,479$354,819$417,257
71$452,125$357,200$332,126$407,586
72$462,573$339,035$307,584$396,560
73$472,963$318,855$281,096$384,083
74$483,255$296,528$252,561$370,053
75$493,400$271,911$221,876$354,361
76$503,347$244,855$188,929$336,891
77$513,037$215,201$153,606$317,520
78$522,403$182,783$115,788$296,117
79$531,371$147,422$75,350$272,542
80$539,858$108,933$32,161$246,646
81$547,770$67,117$0$218,270
82$555,004$21,768$0$190,813
83$561,444$0$0$169,548
84$566,961$0$0$159,613
85$571,410$0$0$160,060
86$574,631$0$0$160,054
87$576,447$0$0$159,532
88$576,658$0$0$158,426
89$575,046$0$0$156,660
90$571,366$0$0$154,150
91$565,346$0$0$150,801
92$556,688$0$0$146,509
93$545,056$0$0$141,160
94$530,084$0$0$134,627
95$511,361$0$0$126,767
96$488,436$0$0$117,426
97$460,807$0$0$106,430
98$427,921$0$0$93,589
99$389,163$0$0$78,692
100$343,857$0$0$61,505