Can I retire at age 30 with 9,800,000?

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 Cash Returns:
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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 $9,800,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%13.9%
1 years$809,275$802,066$795,033$788,169$781,466$768,836
2 years$400,631$393,170$385,938$378,927$372,127$359,437
3 years$264,434$256,941$249,728$242,782$236,092$223,738
4 years$196,349$188,879$181,738$174,911$168,383$156,459
5 years$155,509$148,083$141,036$134,348$128,002$116,543
6 years$128,291$120,921$113,978$107,440$101,284$90,303
7 years$108,857$101,549$94,716$88,332$82,371$71,871
8 years$94,288$87,047$80,327$74,099$68,335$58,314
9 years$82,963$75,790$69,186$63,116$57,548$48,001
10 years$73,908$66,805$60,318$54,407$49,033$39,953
11 years$66,505$59,472$53,103$47,350$42,170$33,547
12 years$60,339$53,379$47,127$41,533$36,544$28,366
13 years$55,126$48,239$42,105$36,667$31,867$24,123
14 years$50,662$43,848$37,832$32,549$27,934$20,611
15 years$46,797$40,056$34,157$29,028$24,596$17,680
16 years$43,418$36,751$30,968$25,991$21,738$15,215
17 years$40,439$33,846$28,180$23,353$19,274$13,130
18 years$37,795$31,275$25,725$21,046$17,138$11,358
19 years$35,431$28,986$23,550$19,017$15,275$9,844
20 years$33,307$26,935$21,613$17,223$13,644$8,546
21 years$31,388$25,089$19,879$15,631$12,210$7,431
22 years$29,645$23,419$18,322$14,212$10,944$6,469
23 years$28,056$21,904$16,917$12,943$9,824$5,638
24 years$26,602$20,522$15,645$11,805$8,830$4,918
25 years$25,266$19,259$14,491$10,781$7,946$4,294
26 years$24,035$18,101$13,440$9,858$7,157$3,752
27 years$22,897$17,035$12,480$9,023$6,453$3,280
28 years$21,842$16,052$11,602$8,267$5,823$2,869
29 years$20,862$15,143$10,796$7,581$5,258$2,510
30 years$19,949$14,301$10,056$6,958$4,751$2,198
31 years$19,096$13,519$9,375$6,390$4,295$1,925
32 years$18,298$12,792$8,747$5,872$3,885$1,686
33 years$17,550$12,114$8,167$5,400$3,516$1,478
34 years$16,848$11,481$7,631$4,969$3,183$1,295
35 years$16,187$10,890$7,135$4,574$2,883$1,135
36 years$15,565$10,336$6,674$4,213$2,612$995
37 years$14,977$9,817$6,247$3,881$2,368$873
38 years$14,422$9,330$5,850$3,577$2,147$766
39 years$13,896$8,872$5,481$3,299$1,947$672
40 years$13,398$8,441$5,137$3,042$1,766$589
41 years$12,926$8,035$4,817$2,807$1,602$517
42 years$12,477$7,652$4,519$2,591$1,454$454
43 years$12,050$7,291$4,240$2,391$1,319$398
44 years$11,644$6,950$3,980$2,208$1,197$349
45 years$11,257$6,627$3,737$2,039$1,087$307
46 years$10,888$6,322$3,510$1,884$987$269
47 years$10,535$6,033$3,298$1,740$896$236
48 years$10,198$5,759$3,099$1,608$814$207
49 years$9,876$5,500$2,913$1,486$739$182
50 years$9,568$5,254$2,738$1,374$671$160

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 30 starting with $9,800,000, adding $5,666 every year, while hoping to spend $24,302 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: 26/46/28 Blend
29$9,800,000$9,800,000$9,800,000$9,800,000
30$10,805,444$10,286,044$10,134,144$10,991,681
31$11,881,743$10,764,204$10,447,781$11,623,406
32$13,067,009$11,264,978$10,771,110$12,298,264
33$14,372,332$11,789,450$11,104,431$13,021,850
34$15,809,931$12,338,755$11,448,051$13,798,299
35$17,393,272$12,914,081$11,802,288$14,632,138
36$19,137,191$13,516,677$12,167,470$15,528,312
37$21,058,039$14,147,848$12,543,935$16,492,236
38$23,173,833$14,808,966$12,932,030$17,529,834
39$25,504,425$15,501,467$13,332,115$18,647,590
40$28,071,694$16,226,857$13,744,558$19,852,607
41$30,899,747$16,986,713$14,169,741$21,152,665
42$34,015,152$17,782,692$14,608,058$22,556,287
43$37,447,182$18,616,529$15,059,912$24,072,816
44$41,228,097$19,490,041$15,525,722$25,712,494
45$45,393,447$20,405,137$16,005,917$27,486,550
46$49,982,404$21,363,815$16,500,942$29,407,303
47$55,038,139$22,368,172$17,011,253$31,488,263
48$60,608,221$23,420,404$17,537,322$33,744,259
49$66,745,071$24,522,815$18,079,633$36,191,562
50$73,506,457$25,677,821$18,638,689$38,848,034
51$80,956,035$26,887,954$19,215,005$41,733,285
52$89,163,956$28,155,869$19,809,113$44,868,849
53$98,207,523$29,484,350$20,421,562$48,278,379
54$108,171,922$30,876,315$21,052,916$51,987,853
55$119,151,027$32,334,824$21,703,758$56,025,813
56$131,248,287$33,863,085$22,374,689$60,423,621
57$144,577,699$35,464,463$23,066,328$65,215,743
58$159,264,886$37,142,484$23,779,312$70,440,058
59$175,448,285$38,900,846$24,514,299$76,138,206
60$193,280,449$40,743,427$25,271,967$82,355,964
61$212,929,492$42,674,292$26,053,015$89,143,664
62$234,580,673$44,697,704$26,858,163$96,556,652
63$258,438,143$46,818,133$27,688,154$104,655,793
64$284,726,878$49,040,266$28,543,751$113,508,031
65$313,694,797$51,369,017$29,425,744$123,186,998
66$345,615,106$53,809,538$30,334,947$133,773,696
67$380,788,875$56,367,234$31,272,195$145,357,237
68$419,547,881$59,047,769$32,238,354$158,035,665
69$462,257,739$61,857,084$33,234,314$171,916,861
70$509,321,356$64,801,409$34,260,991$187,119,537
71$561,182,732$67,887,275$35,319,332$203,774,335
72$618,331,152$71,121,533$36,410,310$222,025,031
73$681,305,806$74,511,364$37,534,932$242,029,871
74$750,700,878$78,064,301$38,694,232$263,963,035
75$827,171,156$81,788,241$39,889,278$288,016,252
76$911,438,216$85,691,466$41,121,170$314,400,583
77$1,004,297,226$89,782,661$42,391,042$343,348,379
78$1,106,624,463$94,070,931$43,700,062$375,115,444
79$1,219,385,580$98,565,828$45,049,436$409,983,413
80$1,343,644,721$103,277,366$46,440,404$448,262,377
81$1,480,574,572$108,216,046$47,874,247$490,293,771
82$1,631,467,428$113,392,882$49,352,283$536,453,561
83$1,797,747,393$118,819,421$50,875,873$587,155,747
84$1,980,983,829$124,507,774$52,446,416$642,856,231
85$2,182,906,167$130,470,642$54,065,359$704,057,078
86$2,405,420,236$136,721,344$55,734,188$771,311,202
87$2,650,626,256$143,273,845$57,454,439$845,227,543
88$2,920,838,664$150,142,794$59,227,692$926,476,759
89$3,218,607,966$157,343,549$61,055,579$1,015,797,505
90$3,546,744,816$164,892,220$62,939,778$1,114,003,348
91$3,908,346,547$172,805,699$64,882,021$1,221,990,389
92$4,306,826,419$181,101,703$66,884,092$1,340,745,661
93$4,745,945,836$189,798,808$68,947,832$1,471,356,378
94$5,229,849,862$198,916,501$71,075,135$1,615,020,136
95$5,763,106,352$208,475,213$73,267,956$1,773,056,140
96$6,350,749,075$218,496,374$75,528,307$1,946,917,591
97$6,998,325,241$229,002,456$77,858,266$2,138,205,320
98$7,711,947,869$240,017,030$80,259,971$2,348,682,822
99$8,498,353,498$251,564,811$82,735,627$2,580,292,815
100$9,364,965,790$263,671,722$85,287,506$2,835,175,492