Can I retire at age 73 with 8,800,000?

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:
0%
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 $8,800,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%17.7%
1 years$726,696$720,223$713,907$707,743$701,724$679,806
2 years$359,750$353,050$346,557$340,261$334,154$312,267
3 years$237,451$230,722$224,245$218,009$212,001$190,832
4 years$176,314$169,605$163,193$157,063$151,201$130,912
5 years$139,641$132,973$126,645$120,639$114,941$95,586
6 years$115,200$108,582$102,348$96,476$90,949$72,545
7 years$97,749$91,187$85,051$79,318$73,966$56,512
8 years$84,667$78,164$72,130$66,538$61,362$44,846
9 years$74,498$68,056$62,126$56,676$51,675$36,080
10 years$66,367$59,988$54,163$48,855$44,030$29,331
11 years$59,718$53,404$47,684$42,519$37,867$24,039
12 years$54,182$47,932$42,318$37,295$32,815$19,828
13 years$49,501$43,317$37,809$32,925$28,615$16,439
14 years$45,493$39,374$33,971$29,228$25,084$13,686
15 years$42,022$35,969$30,671$26,066$22,086$11,432
16 years$38,987$33,001$27,808$23,339$19,520$9,576
17 years$36,313$30,392$25,304$20,970$17,307$8,040
18 years$33,938$28,084$23,100$18,898$15,389$6,763
19 years$31,816$26,028$21,147$17,076$13,717$5,698
20 years$29,908$24,186$19,407$15,466$12,252$4,807
21 years$28,185$22,529$17,851$14,036$10,964$4,059
22 years$26,620$21,030$16,452$12,762$9,828$3,432
23 years$25,193$19,669$15,191$11,623$8,822$2,903
24 years$23,887$18,428$14,049$10,601$7,929$2,458
25 years$22,688$17,294$13,012$9,681$7,135$2,082
26 years$21,582$16,254$12,068$8,852$6,427$1,764
27 years$20,560$15,296$11,206$8,102$5,795$1,495
28 years$19,613$14,414$10,418$7,423$5,229$1,268
29 years$18,733$13,598$9,695$6,807$4,721$1,076
30 years$17,913$12,842$9,030$6,248$4,266$913
31 years$17,147$12,140$8,419$5,738$3,857$775
32 years$16,431$11,487$7,855$5,273$3,489$657
33 years$15,760$10,878$7,334$4,849$3,157$558
34 years$15,129$10,310$6,852$4,462$2,859$474
35 years$14,536$9,779$6,407$4,107$2,589$402
36 years$13,976$9,281$5,993$3,783$2,346$342
37 years$13,449$8,815$5,609$3,485$2,126$290
38 years$12,950$8,378$5,253$3,212$1,928$246
39 years$12,478$7,966$4,922$2,962$1,748$209
40 years$12,031$7,579$4,613$2,732$1,585$178
41 years$11,607$7,215$4,325$2,521$1,438$151
42 years$11,204$6,871$4,057$2,326$1,305$128
43 years$10,820$6,547$3,807$2,147$1,185$109
44 years$10,456$6,240$3,574$1,983$1,075$93
45 years$10,108$5,951$3,356$1,831$976$79
46 years$9,777$5,677$3,152$1,691$886$67
47 years$9,460$5,417$2,961$1,563$805$57
48 years$9,158$5,172$2,783$1,444$731$48
49 years$8,869$4,939$2,615$1,335$664$41
50 years$8,592$4,718$2,459$1,233$603$35

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 73 starting with $8,800,000, adding $4,285 every year, while hoping to spend $20,063 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: 70/9/21 Blend
72$8,800,000$8,800,000$8,800,000$8,800,000
73$9,702,020$9,235,620$9,099,220$10,330,556
74$10,670,279$9,666,818$9,382,697$11,181,840
75$11,736,628$10,118,473$9,674,998$12,110,558
76$12,911,051$10,591,566$9,976,398$13,126,644
77$14,204,550$11,087,124$10,287,178$14,238,744
78$15,629,248$11,606,227$10,607,633$15,456,375
79$17,198,504$12,150,004$10,938,061$16,790,015
80$18,927,038$12,719,641$11,278,773$18,251,197
81$20,831,074$13,316,381$11,630,089$19,852,623
82$22,928,485$13,941,526$11,992,339$21,608,276
83$25,238,970$14,596,440$12,365,862$23,533,554
84$27,784,236$15,282,557$12,751,010$25,645,413
85$30,588,202$16,001,376$13,148,142$27,962,524
86$33,677,227$16,754,472$13,557,634$30,505,450
87$37,080,357$17,543,494$13,979,867$33,296,836
88$40,829,600$18,370,171$14,415,239$36,361,623
89$44,960,228$19,236,318$14,864,158$39,727,279
90$49,511,108$20,143,835$15,327,044$43,424,058
91$54,525,075$21,094,716$15,804,334$47,485,284
92$60,049,326$22,091,051$16,296,473$51,947,662
93$66,135,876$23,135,031$16,803,923$56,851,620
94$72,842,042$24,228,955$17,327,161$62,241,695
95$80,230,986$25,375,230$17,866,677$68,166,944
96$88,372,313$26,576,382$18,422,977$74,681,408
97$97,342,725$27,835,061$18,996,583$81,844,619
98$107,226,747$29,154,043$19,588,033$89,722,157
99$118,117,524$30,536,239$20,197,880$98,386,271
100$130,117,700$31,984,703$20,826,697$107,916,552