Can I retire at age 73 with 909,000?

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:
0%
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 $909,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%13.7%
1 years$75,064$74,396$73,743$73,107$72,485$71,372
2 years$37,161$36,468$35,798$35,147$34,517$33,398
3 years$24,528$23,833$23,164$22,519$21,899$20,810
4 years$18,212$17,519$16,857$16,224$15,618$14,567
5 years$14,424$13,735$13,082$12,462$11,873$10,862
6 years$11,900$11,216$10,572$9,966$9,395$8,425
7 years$10,097$9,419$8,785$8,193$7,640$6,713
8 years$8,746$8,074$7,451$6,873$6,338$5,453
9 years$7,695$7,030$6,417$5,854$5,338$4,494
10 years$6,855$6,196$5,595$5,047$4,548$3,745
11 years$6,169$5,516$4,926$4,392$3,912$3,149
12 years$5,597$4,951$4,371$3,852$3,390$2,666
13 years$5,113$4,474$3,905$3,401$2,956$2,270
14 years$4,699$4,067$3,509$3,019$2,591$1,942
15 years$4,341$3,715$3,168$2,692$2,281$1,668
16 years$4,027$3,409$2,872$2,411$2,016$1,438
17 years$3,751$3,139$2,614$2,166$1,788$1,242
18 years$3,506$2,901$2,386$1,952$1,590$1,076
19 years$3,286$2,689$2,184$1,764$1,417$934
20 years$3,089$2,498$2,005$1,598$1,266$812
21 years$2,911$2,327$1,844$1,450$1,133$707
22 years$2,750$2,172$1,699$1,318$1,015$617
23 years$2,602$2,032$1,569$1,201$911$538
24 years$2,467$1,904$1,451$1,095$819$470
25 years$2,344$1,786$1,344$1,000$737$411
26 years$2,229$1,679$1,247$914$664$360
27 years$2,124$1,580$1,158$837$599$315
28 years$2,026$1,489$1,076$767$540$276
29 years$1,935$1,405$1,001$703$488$242
30 years$1,850$1,326$933$645$441$212
31 years$1,771$1,254$870$593$398$186
32 years$1,697$1,187$811$545$360$163
33 years$1,628$1,124$758$501$326$143
34 years$1,563$1,065$708$461$295$126
35 years$1,501$1,010$662$424$267$111
36 years$1,444$959$619$391$242$97
37 years$1,389$911$579$360$220$85
38 years$1,338$865$543$332$199$75
39 years$1,289$823$508$306$181$66
40 years$1,243$783$476$282$164$58
41 years$1,199$745$447$260$149$51
42 years$1,157$710$419$240$135$45
43 years$1,118$676$393$222$122$39
44 years$1,080$645$369$205$111$35
45 years$1,044$615$347$189$101$30
46 years$1,010$586$326$175$92$27
47 years$977$560$306$161$83$23
48 years$946$534$287$149$75$21
49 years$916$510$270$138$69$18
50 years$888$487$254$127$62$16

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 73 starting with $909,000, adding $2,045 every year, while hoping to spend $37,296 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: 72/20/8 Blend
72$909,000$909,000$909,000$909,000
73$1,003,827$955,650$941,561$1,074,639
74$1,066,535$962,795$933,421$1,128,811
75$1,134,389$969,039$923,757$1,183,267
76$1,207,875$974,300$912,481$1,241,856
77$1,287,526$978,488$899,497$1,304,974
78$1,373,930$981,510$884,707$1,373,059
79$1,467,731$983,265$868,005$1,446,594
80$1,569,641$983,647$849,285$1,526,111
81$1,680,440$982,541$828,431$1,612,197
82$1,800,988$979,828$805,326$1,705,498
83$1,932,229$975,380$779,845$1,806,728
84$2,075,205$969,062$751,858$1,916,673
85$2,231,059$960,730$721,229$2,036,200
86$2,401,052$950,231$687,816$2,166,265
87$2,586,571$937,404$651,469$2,307,923
88$2,789,143$922,077$612,034$2,462,336
89$3,010,447$904,071$569,349$2,630,786
90$3,252,333$883,191$523,243$2,814,687
91$3,516,839$859,235$473,539$3,015,597
92$3,806,206$831,987$420,053$3,235,236
93$4,122,905$801,220$362,590$3,475,499
94$4,469,653$766,692$300,949$3,738,476
95$4,849,445$728,148$234,918$4,026,472
96$5,265,579$685,317$164,278$4,342,029
97$5,721,685$637,915$88,799$4,687,948
98$6,221,763$585,639$8,240$5,067,321
99$6,770,218$528,170$0$5,483,555
100$7,371,901$465,171$0$5,947,042