Can I retire at age 69 with 824,000?

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 $824,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%14.2%
1 years$68,045$67,439$66,848$66,271$65,707$64,565
2 years$33,686$33,058$32,450$31,861$31,289$30,143
3 years$22,234$21,604$20,998$20,414$19,851$18,735
4 years$16,509$15,881$15,281$14,707$14,158$13,082
5 years$13,075$12,451$11,859$11,296$10,763$9,729
6 years$10,787$10,167$9,583$9,034$8,516$7,526
7 years$9,153$8,538$7,964$7,427$6,926$5,980
8 years$7,928$7,319$6,754$6,230$5,746$4,844
9 years$6,976$6,373$5,817$5,307$4,839$3,980
10 years$6,214$5,617$5,072$4,575$4,123$3,307
11 years$5,592$5,001$4,465$3,981$3,546$2,771
12 years$5,073$4,488$3,963$3,492$3,073$2,339
13 years$4,635$4,056$3,540$3,083$2,679$1,985
14 years$4,260$3,687$3,181$2,737$2,349$1,693
15 years$3,935$3,368$2,872$2,441$2,068$1,449
16 years$3,651$3,090$2,604$2,185$1,828$1,244
17 years$3,400$2,846$2,369$1,964$1,621$1,071
18 years$3,178$2,630$2,163$1,770$1,441$925
19 years$2,979$2,437$1,980$1,599$1,284$800
20 years$2,801$2,265$1,817$1,448$1,147$693
21 years$2,639$2,110$1,671$1,314$1,027$601
22 years$2,493$1,969$1,541$1,195$920$522
23 years$2,359$1,842$1,422$1,088$826$454
24 years$2,237$1,726$1,315$993$742$395
25 years$2,124$1,619$1,218$906$668$344
26 years$2,021$1,522$1,130$829$602$300
27 years$1,925$1,432$1,049$759$543$262
28 years$1,837$1,350$975$695$490$228
29 years$1,754$1,273$908$637$442$199
30 years$1,677$1,202$846$585$399$174
31 years$1,606$1,137$788$537$361$152
32 years$1,539$1,076$735$494$327$133
33 years$1,476$1,019$687$454$296$116
34 years$1,417$965$642$418$268$101
35 years$1,361$916$600$385$242$89
36 years$1,309$869$561$354$220$78
37 years$1,259$825$525$326$199$68
38 years$1,213$784$492$301$180$59
39 years$1,168$746$461$277$164$52
40 years$1,127$710$432$256$148$45
41 years$1,087$676$405$236$135$40
42 years$1,049$643$380$218$122$35
43 years$1,013$613$357$201$111$30
44 years$979$584$335$186$101$27
45 years$946$557$314$171$91$23
46 years$915$532$295$158$83$20
47 years$886$507$277$146$75$18
48 years$857$484$261$135$68$16
49 years$830$462$245$125$62$14
50 years$805$442$230$116$56$12

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 69 starting with $824,000, adding $4,793 every year, while hoping to spend $23,912 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: 69/6/25 Blend
68$824,000$824,000$824,000$824,000
69$912,992$869,320$856,548$969,843
70$980,675$886,474$859,800$1,025,710
71$1,054,460$903,668$862,360$1,083,624
72$1,134,945$920,878$864,179$1,146,443
73$1,222,786$938,078$865,206$1,214,653
74$1,318,708$955,241$865,387$1,288,789
75$1,423,506$972,338$864,668$1,369,440
76$1,538,058$989,337$862,989$1,457,256
77$1,663,329$1,006,203$860,288$1,552,952
78$1,800,382$1,022,900$856,501$1,657,318
79$1,950,387$1,039,388$851,559$1,771,224
80$2,114,633$1,055,625$845,393$1,895,628
81$2,294,539$1,071,564$837,928$2,031,589
82$2,491,669$1,087,158$829,085$2,180,271
83$2,707,743$1,102,352$818,783$2,342,959
84$2,944,657$1,117,092$806,936$2,521,069
85$3,204,499$1,131,316$793,456$2,716,161
86$3,489,569$1,144,962$778,248$2,929,956
87$3,802,399$1,157,959$761,214$3,164,350
88$4,145,781$1,170,236$742,251$3,421,435
89$4,522,787$1,181,714$721,253$3,703,514
90$4,936,803$1,192,310$698,106$4,013,128
91$5,391,558$1,201,934$672,694$4,353,076
92$5,891,161$1,210,493$644,894$4,726,446
93$6,440,138$1,217,886$614,576$5,136,638
94$7,043,475$1,224,005$581,607$5,587,404
95$7,706,665$1,228,737$545,847$6,082,877
96$8,435,761$1,231,961$507,149$6,627,613
97$9,237,429$1,233,548$465,359$7,226,635
98$10,119,016$1,233,361$420,318$7,885,478
99$11,088,615$1,231,255$371,858$8,610,245
100$12,155,143$1,227,076$319,805$9,407,660