Can I retire at age 69 with 965,000?

Use the below retirement simulation to view the chances of a successful retirement.
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 $965,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%18.9%
1 years$79,689$78,979$78,286$77,610$76,950$74,191
2 years$39,450$38,715$38,003$37,313$36,643$33,892
3 years$26,039$25,301$24,591$23,907$23,248$20,593
4 years$19,334$18,599$17,896$17,223$16,581$14,042
5 years$15,313$14,582$13,888$13,229$12,604$10,188
6 years$12,633$11,907$11,223$10,580$9,973$7,681
7 years$10,719$9,999$9,327$8,698$8,111$5,943
8 years$9,285$8,571$7,910$7,297$6,729$4,683
9 years$8,169$7,463$6,813$6,215$5,667$3,740
10 years$7,278$6,578$5,939$5,357$4,828$3,017
11 years$6,549$5,856$5,229$4,663$4,152$2,454
12 years$5,942$5,256$4,641$4,090$3,598$2,008
13 years$5,428$4,750$4,146$3,611$3,138$1,651
14 years$4,989$4,318$3,725$3,205$2,751$1,363
15 years$4,608$3,944$3,363$2,858$2,422$1,129
16 years$4,275$3,619$3,049$2,559$2,141$938
17 years$3,982$3,333$2,775$2,300$1,898$780
18 years$3,722$3,080$2,533$2,072$1,688$650
19 years$3,489$2,854$2,319$1,873$1,504$543
20 years$3,280$2,652$2,128$1,696$1,344$454
21 years$3,091$2,470$1,958$1,539$1,202$380
22 years$2,919$2,306$1,804$1,399$1,078$318
23 years$2,763$2,157$1,666$1,275$967$267
24 years$2,619$2,021$1,541$1,162$870$224
25 years$2,488$1,896$1,427$1,062$782$188
26 years$2,367$1,782$1,323$971$705$157
27 years$2,255$1,677$1,229$888$635$132
28 years$2,151$1,581$1,142$814$573$111
29 years$2,054$1,491$1,063$746$518$93
30 years$1,964$1,408$990$685$468$78
31 years$1,880$1,331$923$629$423$66
32 years$1,802$1,260$861$578$383$55
33 years$1,728$1,193$804$532$346$46
34 years$1,659$1,131$751$489$313$39
35 years$1,594$1,072$703$450$284$33
36 years$1,533$1,018$657$415$257$28
37 years$1,475$967$615$382$233$23
38 years$1,420$919$576$352$211$20
39 years$1,368$874$540$325$192$16
40 years$1,319$831$506$300$174$14
41 years$1,273$791$474$276$158$12
42 years$1,229$753$445$255$143$10
43 years$1,187$718$418$235$130$8
44 years$1,147$684$392$217$118$7
45 years$1,108$653$368$201$107$6
46 years$1,072$623$346$185$97$5
47 years$1,037$594$325$171$88$4
48 years$1,004$567$305$158$80$3
49 years$973$542$287$146$73$3
50 years$942$517$270$135$66$2

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 69 starting with $965,000, adding $5,214 every year, while hoping to spend $20,794 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: 70/6/24 Blend
68$965,000$965,000$965,000$965,000
69$1,068,808$1,017,663$1,002,706$1,136,798
70$1,155,702$1,045,404$1,014,172$1,210,684
71$1,250,762$1,073,807$1,025,325$1,288,625
72$1,354,799$1,102,883$1,036,133$1,373,449
73$1,468,707$1,132,643$1,046,561$1,465,838
74$1,593,468$1,163,095$1,056,574$1,566,543
75$1,730,166$1,194,251$1,066,134$1,676,388
76$1,879,993$1,226,120$1,075,199$1,796,287
77$2,044,263$1,258,711$1,083,729$1,927,241
78$2,224,423$1,292,032$1,091,679$2,070,357
79$2,422,066$1,326,094$1,099,002$2,226,852
80$2,638,947$1,360,903$1,105,649$2,398,070
81$2,877,000$1,396,467$1,111,569$2,585,489
82$3,138,354$1,432,794$1,116,706$2,790,739
83$3,425,355$1,469,889$1,121,004$3,015,615
84$3,740,587$1,507,760$1,124,404$3,262,098
85$4,086,896$1,546,410$1,126,841$3,532,367
86$4,467,420$1,585,844$1,128,250$3,828,826
87$4,885,612$1,626,065$1,128,562$4,154,122
88$5,345,279$1,667,077$1,127,704$4,511,175
89$5,850,614$1,708,881$1,125,598$4,903,200
90$6,406,237$1,751,476$1,122,166$5,333,740
91$7,017,237$1,794,863$1,117,323$5,806,702
92$7,689,223$1,839,039$1,110,981$6,326,390
93$8,428,373$1,884,000$1,103,048$6,897,545
94$9,241,494$1,929,743$1,093,426$7,525,396
95$10,136,086$1,976,260$1,082,016$8,215,703
96$11,120,412$2,023,543$1,068,710$8,974,813
97$12,203,580$2,071,582$1,053,397$9,809,722
98$13,395,620$2,120,365$1,035,961$10,728,140
99$14,707,588$2,169,877$1,016,280$11,738,564
100$16,151,663$2,220,102$994,226$12,850,355