Can I retire at age 73 with 694,000?

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:
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 $694,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%12.5%
1 years$57,310$56,799$56,301$55,815$55,341$54,763
2 years$28,371$27,843$27,331$26,834$26,353$25,771
3 years$18,726$18,196$17,685$17,193$16,719$16,151
4 years$13,905$13,376$12,870$12,387$11,924$11,375
5 years$11,013$10,487$9,988$9,514$9,065$8,535
6 years$9,085$8,563$8,072$7,608$7,173$6,664
7 years$7,709$7,191$6,707$6,255$5,833$5,345
8 years$6,677$6,164$5,688$5,247$4,839$4,372
9 years$5,875$5,367$4,899$4,470$4,075$3,629
10 years$5,234$4,731$4,271$3,853$3,472$3,046
11 years$4,710$4,212$3,761$3,353$2,986$2,580
12 years$4,273$3,780$3,337$2,941$2,588$2,201
13 years$3,904$3,416$2,982$2,597$2,257$1,889
14 years$3,588$3,105$2,679$2,305$1,978$1,629
15 years$3,314$2,837$2,419$2,056$1,742$1,411
16 years$3,075$2,603$2,193$1,841$1,539$1,226
17 years$2,864$2,397$1,996$1,654$1,365$1,069
18 years$2,676$2,215$1,822$1,490$1,214$934
19 years$2,509$2,053$1,668$1,347$1,082$818
20 years$2,359$1,907$1,531$1,220$966$717
21 years$2,223$1,777$1,408$1,107$865$630
22 years$2,099$1,658$1,297$1,006$775$554
23 years$1,987$1,551$1,198$917$696$488
24 years$1,884$1,453$1,108$836$625$431
25 years$1,789$1,364$1,026$763$563$380
26 years$1,702$1,282$952$698$507$336
27 years$1,621$1,206$884$639$457$297
28 years$1,547$1,137$822$585$412$263
29 years$1,477$1,072$765$537$372$233
30 years$1,413$1,013$712$493$336$206
31 years$1,352$957$664$453$304$182
32 years$1,296$906$619$416$275$162
33 years$1,243$858$578$382$249$143
34 years$1,193$813$540$352$225$127
35 years$1,146$771$505$324$204$113
36 years$1,102$732$473$298$185$100
37 years$1,061$695$442$275$168$89
38 years$1,021$661$414$253$152$79
39 years$984$628$388$234$138$70
40 years$949$598$364$215$125$62
41 years$915$569$341$199$113$55
42 years$884$542$320$183$103$49
43 years$853$516$300$169$93$44
44 years$825$492$282$156$85$39
45 years$797$469$265$144$77$34
46 years$771$448$249$133$70$31
47 years$746$427$234$123$63$27
48 years$722$408$219$114$58$24
49 years$699$389$206$105$52$21
50 years$678$372$194$97$48$19

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 73 starting with $694,000, adding $2,877 every year, while hoping to spend $43,092 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: 53/21/26 Blend
72$694,000$694,000$694,000$694,000
73$767,756$730,974$720,217$802,754
74$800,217$720,942$698,494$817,233
75$834,545$708,974$674,600$828,332
76$870,886$694,930$648,416$839,535
77$909,396$678,662$619,817$850,871
78$950,249$660,011$588,676$862,371
79$993,634$638,811$554,856$874,072
80$1,039,757$614,886$518,217$886,019
81$1,088,846$588,049$478,611$898,262
82$1,141,147$558,102$435,883$910,862
83$1,196,933$524,837$389,873$923,888
84$1,256,498$488,033$340,413$937,419
85$1,320,171$447,456$287,326$951,548
86$1,388,306$402,859$230,429$966,379
87$1,461,296$353,982$169,531$982,031
88$1,539,569$300,548$104,431$998,641
89$1,623,596$242,266$34,921$1,016,364
90$1,713,895$178,829$0$1,035,376
91$1,811,032$109,911$0$1,066,765
92$1,915,629$35,169$0$1,110,913
93$2,028,372$0$0$1,158,440
94$2,150,011$0$0$1,220,274
95$2,281,372$0$0$1,295,880
96$2,423,361$0$0$1,377,658
97$2,576,976$0$0$1,466,190
98$2,743,312$0$0$1,562,114
99$2,923,574$0$0$1,666,133
100$3,119,087$0$0$1,779,020