Can I retire at age 72 with 1,110,000?

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:
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Modify Cash Returns:
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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 $1,110,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%11.1%
1 years$91,663$90,846$90,050$89,272$88,513$88,103
2 years$45,378$44,532$43,713$42,919$42,149$41,735
3 years$29,951$29,102$28,285$27,499$26,741$26,336
4 years$22,240$21,393$20,585$19,811$19,072$18,679
5 years$17,614$16,773$15,974$15,217$14,498$14,119
6 years$14,531$13,696$12,910$12,169$11,472$11,106
7 years$12,330$11,502$10,728$10,005$9,330$8,978
8 years$10,680$9,859$9,098$8,393$7,740$7,402
9 years$9,397$8,584$7,836$7,149$6,518$6,194
10 years$8,371$7,567$6,832$6,162$5,554$5,243
11 years$7,533$6,736$6,015$5,363$4,776$4,480
12 years$6,834$6,046$5,338$4,704$4,139$3,856
13 years$6,244$5,464$4,769$4,153$3,609$3,339
14 years$5,738$4,966$4,285$3,687$3,164$2,906
15 years$5,300$4,537$3,869$3,288$2,786$2,540
16 years$4,918$4,163$3,508$2,944$2,462$2,229
17 years$4,580$3,834$3,192$2,645$2,183$1,961
18 years$4,281$3,542$2,914$2,384$1,941$1,731
19 years$4,013$3,283$2,667$2,154$1,730$1,531
20 years$3,773$3,051$2,448$1,951$1,545$1,357
21 years$3,555$2,842$2,252$1,770$1,383$1,204
22 years$3,358$2,653$2,075$1,610$1,240$1,071
23 years$3,178$2,481$1,916$1,466$1,113$953
24 years$3,013$2,324$1,772$1,337$1,000$850
25 years$2,862$2,181$1,641$1,221$900$758
26 years$2,722$2,050$1,522$1,117$811$677
27 years$2,593$1,929$1,414$1,022$731$606
28 years$2,474$1,818$1,314$936$660$542
29 years$2,363$1,715$1,223$859$596$485
30 years$2,259$1,620$1,139$788$538$434
31 years$2,163$1,531$1,062$724$486$389
32 years$2,073$1,449$991$665$440$349
33 years$1,988$1,372$925$612$398$313
34 years$1,908$1,300$864$563$361$281
35 years$1,833$1,233$808$518$327$252
36 years$1,763$1,171$756$477$296$226
37 years$1,696$1,112$708$440$268$203
38 years$1,633$1,057$663$405$243$182
39 years$1,574$1,005$621$374$220$164
40 years$1,518$956$582$345$200$147
41 years$1,464$910$546$318$181$132
42 years$1,413$867$512$293$165$119
43 years$1,365$826$480$271$149$107
44 years$1,319$787$451$250$136$96
45 years$1,275$751$423$231$123$86
46 years$1,233$716$398$213$112$78
47 years$1,193$683$373$197$102$70
48 years$1,155$652$351$182$92$63
49 years$1,119$623$330$168$84$57
50 years$1,084$595$310$156$76$51

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 72 starting with $1,110,000, adding $6,260 every year, while hoping to spend $22,824 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: 61/16/23 Blend
71$1,110,000$1,110,000$1,110,000$1,110,000
72$1,229,677$1,170,847$1,153,642$1,296,853
73$1,330,820$1,203,934$1,168,005$1,376,201
74$1,441,514$1,237,877$1,182,083$1,459,715
75$1,562,710$1,272,695$1,195,844$1,550,361
76$1,695,453$1,308,404$1,209,253$1,648,838
77$1,840,898$1,345,024$1,222,271$1,755,915
78$2,000,311$1,382,572$1,234,859$1,872,437
79$2,175,092$1,421,067$1,246,975$1,999,339
80$2,366,778$1,460,526$1,258,576$2,137,647
81$2,577,066$1,500,969$1,269,615$2,288,492
82$2,807,824$1,542,413$1,280,044$2,453,123
83$3,061,107$1,584,876$1,289,810$2,632,912
84$3,339,182$1,628,377$1,298,861$2,829,374
85$3,644,544$1,672,934$1,307,139$3,044,174
86$3,979,944$1,718,564$1,314,584$3,279,151
87$4,348,410$1,765,285$1,321,134$3,536,329
88$4,753,278$1,813,114$1,326,723$3,817,937
89$5,198,225$1,862,069$1,331,280$4,126,434
90$5,687,300$1,912,167$1,334,734$4,464,527
91$6,224,964$1,963,423$1,337,008$4,835,200
92$6,816,134$2,015,854$1,338,020$5,241,741
93$7,466,223$2,069,474$1,337,688$5,687,772
94$8,181,200$2,124,300$1,335,922$6,177,286
95$8,967,636$2,180,346$1,332,630$6,714,683
96$9,832,776$2,237,623$1,327,714$7,304,810
97$10,784,599$2,296,147$1,321,073$7,953,010
98$11,831,898$2,355,928$1,312,598$8,665,169
99$12,984,360$2,416,977$1,302,179$9,447,776
100$14,252,660$2,479,304$1,289,697$10,307,980