Can I retire at age 73 with 598,000?

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 $598,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%11.5%
1 years$49,382$48,942$48,513$48,094$47,685$47,385
2 years$24,447$23,991$23,550$23,122$22,707$22,404
3 years$16,136$15,679$15,238$14,815$14,406$14,110
4 years$11,981$11,525$11,090$10,673$10,275$9,987
5 years$9,489$9,036$8,606$8,198$7,811$7,533
6 years$7,828$7,379$6,955$6,556$6,180$5,913
7 years$6,643$6,197$5,780$5,390$5,026$4,770
8 years$5,754$5,312$4,902$4,522$4,170$3,923
9 years$5,062$4,625$4,222$3,851$3,512$3,276
10 years$4,510$4,076$3,681$3,320$2,992$2,766
11 years$4,058$3,629$3,240$2,889$2,573$2,357
12 years$3,682$3,257$2,876$2,534$2,230$2,024
13 years$3,364$2,944$2,569$2,237$1,945$1,748
14 years$3,091$2,676$2,308$1,986$1,705$1,518
15 years$2,856$2,444$2,084$1,771$1,501$1,323
16 years$2,649$2,243$1,890$1,586$1,326$1,158
17 years$2,468$2,065$1,720$1,425$1,176$1,016
18 years$2,306$1,908$1,570$1,284$1,046$894
19 years$2,162$1,769$1,437$1,160$932$789
20 years$2,032$1,644$1,319$1,051$833$697
21 years$1,915$1,531$1,213$954$745$617
22 years$1,809$1,429$1,118$867$668$547
23 years$1,712$1,337$1,032$790$599$485
24 years$1,623$1,252$955$720$539$431
25 years$1,542$1,175$884$658$485$384
26 years$1,467$1,105$820$602$437$342
27 years$1,397$1,039$762$551$394$304
28 years$1,333$979$708$504$355$271
29 years$1,273$924$659$463$321$242
30 years$1,217$873$614$425$290$216
31 years$1,165$825$572$390$262$193
32 years$1,117$781$534$358$237$173
33 years$1,071$739$498$330$215$154
34 years$1,028$701$466$303$194$138
35 years$988$665$435$279$176$123
36 years$950$631$407$257$159$110
37 years$914$599$381$237$144$99
38 years$880$569$357$218$131$88
39 years$848$541$334$201$119$79
40 years$818$515$313$186$108$71
41 years$789$490$294$171$98$64
42 years$761$467$276$158$89$57
43 years$735$445$259$146$80$51
44 years$711$424$243$135$73$46
45 years$687$404$228$124$66$41
46 years$664$386$214$115$60$37
47 years$643$368$201$106$55$33
48 years$622$351$189$98$50$29
49 years$603$336$178$91$45$26
50 years$584$321$167$84$41$24

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 73 starting with $598,000, adding $3,656 every year, while hoping to spend $24,277 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: 44/27/29 Blend
72$598,000$598,000$598,000$598,000
73$662,767$631,073$621,804$686,210
74$704,539$636,165$616,804$708,415
75$749,758$640,693$610,823$729,886
76$798,749$644,604$603,802$752,701
77$851,873$647,840$595,680$777,001
78$909,521$650,342$586,393$802,939
79$972,129$652,045$575,874$830,689
80$1,040,173$652,882$564,052$860,440
81$1,114,177$652,780$550,854$892,405
82$1,194,719$651,661$536,203$926,819
83$1,282,433$649,445$520,019$963,942
84$1,378,018$646,045$502,217$1,004,063
85$1,482,243$641,369$482,708$1,047,504
86$1,595,955$635,319$461,402$1,094,619
87$1,720,085$627,792$438,202$1,145,802
88$1,855,658$618,679$413,006$1,201,489
89$2,003,804$607,863$385,711$1,262,163
90$2,165,765$595,221$356,205$1,328,358
91$2,342,910$580,624$324,375$1,400,668
92$2,536,745$563,932$290,099$1,479,748
93$2,748,929$545,001$253,254$1,566,324
94$2,981,289$523,676$213,707$1,661,197
95$3,235,837$499,792$171,323$1,765,257
96$3,514,788$473,178$125,958$1,879,486
97$3,820,583$443,650$77,463$2,004,971
98$4,155,908$411,014$25,684$2,142,914
99$4,523,723$375,066$0$2,294,642
100$4,927,289$335,591$0$2,470,777