Can I retire at age 73 with 860,000?

Use the below retirement simulation to view the chances of a successful retirement.
Confused? Try the simple retirement calculator
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 $860,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%13%
1 years$71,018$70,385$69,768$69,166$68,578$67,721
2 years$35,157$34,503$33,868$33,253$32,656$31,794
3 years$23,205$22,548$21,915$21,305$20,718$19,878
4 years$17,231$16,575$15,948$15,349$14,776$13,964
5 years$13,647$12,995$12,377$11,790$11,233$10,450
6 years$11,258$10,611$10,002$9,428$8,888$8,137
7 years$9,553$8,911$8,312$7,752$7,228$6,509
8 years$8,274$7,639$7,049$6,503$5,997$5,308
9 years$7,280$6,651$6,071$5,539$5,050$4,393
10 years$6,486$5,862$5,293$4,774$4,303$3,677
11 years$5,836$5,219$4,660$4,155$3,701$3,104
12 years$5,295$4,684$4,136$3,645$3,207$2,640
13 years$4,838$4,233$3,695$3,218$2,796$2,259
14 years$4,446$3,848$3,320$2,856$2,451$1,941
15 years$4,107$3,515$2,997$2,547$2,158$1,676
16 years$3,810$3,225$2,718$2,281$1,908$1,451
17 years$3,549$2,970$2,473$2,049$1,691$1,260
18 years$3,317$2,745$2,257$1,847$1,504$1,097
19 years$3,109$2,544$2,067$1,669$1,340$957
20 years$2,923$2,364$1,897$1,511$1,197$837
21 years$2,754$2,202$1,745$1,372$1,071$732
22 years$2,601$2,055$1,608$1,247$960$642
23 years$2,462$1,922$1,485$1,136$862$563
24 years$2,334$1,801$1,373$1,036$775$495
25 years$2,217$1,690$1,272$946$697$435
26 years$2,109$1,588$1,179$865$628$383
27 years$2,009$1,495$1,095$792$566$337
28 years$1,917$1,409$1,018$725$511$297
29 years$1,831$1,329$947$665$461$262
30 years$1,751$1,255$882$611$417$231
31 years$1,676$1,186$823$561$377$204
32 years$1,606$1,123$768$515$341$180
33 years$1,540$1,063$717$474$309$159
34 years$1,479$1,008$670$436$279$140
35 years$1,421$956$626$401$253$124
36 years$1,366$907$586$370$229$109
37 years$1,314$861$548$341$208$97
38 years$1,266$819$513$314$188$85
39 years$1,219$779$481$289$171$76
40 years$1,176$741$451$267$155$67
41 years$1,134$705$423$246$141$59
42 years$1,095$671$397$227$128$52
43 years$1,057$640$372$210$116$46
44 years$1,022$610$349$194$105$41
45 years$988$582$328$179$95$36
46 years$955$555$308$165$87$32
47 years$925$529$289$153$79$28
48 years$895$505$272$141$71$25
49 years$867$483$256$130$65$22
50 years$840$461$240$121$59$20

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 73 starting with $860,000, adding $6,467 every year, while hoping to spend $26,173 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: 34/37/29 Blend
72$860,000$860,000$860,000$860,000
73$954,391$908,811$895,481$978,300
74$1,023,891$925,495$897,631$1,013,618
75$1,099,602$942,119$898,977$1,048,897
76$1,182,132$958,653$899,463$1,086,438
77$1,272,146$975,063$899,032$1,126,463
78$1,370,379$991,315$897,623$1,169,215
79$1,477,639$1,007,371$895,174$1,214,963
80$1,594,814$1,023,189$891,619$1,264,004
81$1,722,885$1,038,725$886,889$1,316,668
82$1,862,930$1,053,932$880,909$1,373,319
83$2,016,135$1,068,761$873,606$1,434,358
84$2,183,806$1,083,156$864,898$1,500,231
85$2,367,385$1,097,061$854,702$1,571,430
86$2,568,454$1,110,413$842,930$1,648,498
87$2,788,760$1,123,147$829,492$1,732,037
88$3,030,224$1,135,192$814,291$1,822,709
89$3,294,963$1,146,472$797,226$1,921,250
90$3,585,309$1,156,909$778,192$2,028,471
91$3,903,829$1,166,417$757,081$2,145,267
92$4,253,353$1,174,904$733,776$2,272,628
93$4,636,994$1,182,273$708,157$2,411,649
94$5,058,186$1,188,423$680,098$2,563,537
95$5,520,708$1,193,243$649,469$2,729,627
96$6,028,725$1,196,617$616,130$2,911,394
97$6,586,824$1,198,420$579,940$3,110,464
98$7,200,059$1,198,521$540,747$3,328,635
99$7,873,997$1,196,781$498,394$3,567,893
100$8,614,773$1,193,051$452,718$3,830,428