Can I retire at age 41 with 1,190,000?

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:
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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 $1,190,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%16.8%
1 years$98,269$97,394$96,540$95,706$94,892$92,262
2 years$48,648$47,742$46,864$46,013$45,187$42,556
3 years$32,110$31,200$30,324$29,481$28,668$26,120
4 years$23,842$22,935$22,068$21,239$20,447$18,000
5 years$18,883$17,982$17,126$16,314$15,543$13,205
6 years$15,578$14,683$13,840$13,046$12,299$10,072
7 years$13,218$12,331$11,501$10,726$10,002$7,886
8 years$11,449$10,570$9,754$8,998$8,298$6,291
9 years$10,074$9,203$8,401$7,664$6,988$5,089
10 years$8,975$8,112$7,324$6,607$5,954$4,161
11 years$8,076$7,222$6,448$5,750$5,121$3,430
12 years$7,327$6,482$5,723$5,043$4,437$2,846
13 years$6,694$5,858$5,113$4,452$3,870$2,374
14 years$6,152$5,324$4,594$3,952$3,392$1,989
15 years$5,682$4,864$4,148$3,525$2,987$1,672
16 years$5,272$4,463$3,760$3,156$2,640$1,409
17 years$4,910$4,110$3,422$2,836$2,340$1,191
18 years$4,589$3,798$3,124$2,556$2,081$1,009
19 years$4,302$3,520$2,860$2,309$1,855$856
20 years$4,044$3,271$2,624$2,091$1,657$727
21 years$3,811$3,046$2,414$1,898$1,483$618
22 years$3,600$2,844$2,225$1,726$1,329$526
23 years$3,407$2,660$2,054$1,572$1,193$448
24 years$3,230$2,492$1,900$1,433$1,072$382
25 years$3,068$2,339$1,760$1,309$965$326
26 years$2,919$2,198$1,632$1,197$869$278
27 years$2,780$2,069$1,515$1,096$784$238
28 years$2,652$1,949$1,409$1,004$707$203
29 years$2,533$1,839$1,311$921$638$174
30 years$2,422$1,737$1,221$845$577$148
31 years$2,319$1,642$1,138$776$522$127
32 years$2,222$1,553$1,062$713$472$108
33 years$2,131$1,471$992$656$427$93
34 years$2,046$1,394$927$603$387$79
35 years$1,966$1,322$866$555$350$68
36 years$1,890$1,255$810$512$317$58
37 years$1,819$1,192$759$471$288$50
38 years$1,751$1,133$710$434$261$43
39 years$1,687$1,077$666$401$236$36
40 years$1,627$1,025$624$369$214$31
41 years$1,570$976$585$341$195$27
42 years$1,515$929$549$315$176$23
43 years$1,463$885$515$290$160$20
44 years$1,414$844$483$268$145$17
45 years$1,367$805$454$248$132$14
46 years$1,322$768$426$229$120$12
47 years$1,279$733$400$211$109$10
48 years$1,238$699$376$195$99$9
49 years$1,199$668$354$180$90$8
50 years$1,162$638$333$167$82$7

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 41 starting with $1,190,000, adding $4,312 every year, while hoping to spend $21,277 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: 56/33/11 Blend
40$1,190,000$1,190,000$1,190,000$1,190,000
41$1,315,828$1,252,758$1,234,313$1,385,671
42$1,427,404$1,291,504$1,253,024$1,472,152
43$1,549,647$1,331,436$1,271,648$1,563,586
44$1,683,624$1,372,590$1,290,161$1,662,673
45$1,830,508$1,415,000$1,308,536$1,770,147
46$1,991,591$1,458,707$1,326,743$1,886,815
47$2,168,297$1,503,747$1,344,753$2,013,565
48$2,362,195$1,550,162$1,362,533$2,151,376
49$2,575,011$1,597,993$1,380,051$2,301,324
50$2,808,648$1,647,281$1,397,269$2,464,594
51$3,065,203$1,698,070$1,414,150$2,642,490
52$3,346,983$1,750,405$1,430,653$2,836,448
53$3,656,533$1,804,332$1,446,737$3,048,049
54$3,996,653$1,859,899$1,462,357$3,279,032
55$4,370,431$1,917,153$1,477,466$3,531,315
56$4,781,268$1,976,146$1,492,013$3,807,008
57$5,232,909$2,036,929$1,505,947$4,108,435
58$5,729,481$2,099,554$1,519,213$4,438,154
59$6,275,533$2,164,077$1,531,751$4,798,985
60$6,876,074$2,230,553$1,543,501$5,194,032
61$7,536,624$2,299,040$1,554,398$5,626,713
62$8,263,264$2,369,598$1,564,375$6,100,795
63$9,062,695$2,442,287$1,573,361$6,620,427
64$9,942,301$2,517,170$1,581,279$7,190,177
65$10,910,216$2,594,312$1,588,052$7,815,079
66$11,975,403$2,673,778$1,593,597$8,500,679
67$13,147,738$2,755,636$1,597,826$9,253,083
68$14,438,102$2,839,958$1,600,648$10,079,023
69$15,858,487$2,926,814$1,601,968$10,985,910
70$17,422,103$3,016,278$1,601,684$11,981,913
71$19,143,508$3,108,427$1,599,692$13,076,031
72$21,038,744$3,203,338$1,595,880$14,278,176
73$23,125,486$3,301,092$1,590,132$15,599,271
74$25,423,211$3,401,770$1,582,326$17,051,351
75$27,953,379$3,505,458$1,572,335$18,647,674
76$30,739,641$3,612,242$1,560,025$20,402,850
77$33,808,054$3,722,211$1,545,255$22,332,976
78$37,187,333$3,835,458$1,527,879$24,455,786
79$40,909,121$3,952,075$1,507,743$26,790,824
80$45,008,285$4,072,160$1,484,686$29,359,622
81$49,523,246$4,195,812$1,458,540$32,185,905
82$54,496,343$4,323,133$1,429,127$35,295,818
83$59,974,231$4,454,227$1,396,263$38,718,166
84$66,008,319$4,589,201$1,359,754$42,484,692
85$72,655,261$4,728,165$1,319,400$46,630,372
86$79,977,486$4,871,233$1,274,987$51,193,748
87$88,043,785$5,018,520$1,226,295$56,217,289
88$96,929,968$5,170,144$1,173,093$61,747,791
89$106,719,572$5,326,228$1,115,139$67,836,823
90$117,504,652$5,486,897$1,052,180$74,541,209
91$129,386,650$5,652,278$983,951$81,923,564
92$142,477,353$5,822,504$910,178$90,052,890
93$156,899,944$5,997,709$830,571$99,005,219
94$172,790,173$6,178,030$744,829$108,864,338
95$190,297,627$6,363,610$652,637$119,722,575
96$209,587,151$6,554,594$553,667$131,681,671
97$230,840,401$6,751,129$447,575$144,853,743
98$254,257,556$6,953,368$334,003$159,362,338
99$280,059,211$7,161,468$212,576$175,343,600
100$308,488,457$7,375,586$82,904$192,947,558