Can I retire at age 50 with 1,660,000?

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 $1,660,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%12.3%
1 years$137,081$135,860$134,669$133,506$132,371$131,097
2 years$67,862$66,598$65,373$64,186$63,034$61,751
3 years$44,792$43,523$42,301$41,124$39,991$38,739
4 years$33,259$31,994$30,784$29,628$28,522$27,310
5 years$26,341$25,083$23,890$22,757$21,682$20,513
6 years$21,731$20,483$19,306$18,199$17,156$16,033
7 years$18,439$17,201$16,044$14,962$13,953$12,875
8 years$15,971$14,745$13,606$12,552$11,575$10,543
9 years$14,053$12,838$11,719$10,691$9,748$8,760
10 years$12,519$11,316$10,217$9,216$8,306$7,363
11 years$11,265$10,074$8,995$8,021$7,143$6,244
12 years$10,221$9,042$7,983$7,035$6,190$5,334
13 years$9,338$8,171$7,132$6,211$5,398$4,584
14 years$8,582$7,427$6,408$5,513$4,732$3,958
15 years$7,927$6,785$5,786$4,917$4,166$3,433
16 years$7,354$6,225$5,246$4,403$3,682$2,987
17 years$6,850$5,733$4,773$3,956$3,265$2,607
18 years$6,402$5,298$4,357$3,565$2,903$2,281
19 years$6,002$4,910$3,989$3,221$2,587$2,000
20 years$5,642$4,562$3,661$2,917$2,311$1,757
21 years$5,317$4,250$3,367$2,648$2,068$1,546
22 years$5,021$3,967$3,104$2,407$1,854$1,363
23 years$4,752$3,710$2,866$2,192$1,664$1,202
24 years$4,506$3,476$2,650$2,000$1,496$1,062
25 years$4,280$3,262$2,455$1,826$1,346$939
26 years$4,071$3,066$2,276$1,670$1,212$831
27 years$3,878$2,885$2,114$1,528$1,093$736
28 years$3,700$2,719$1,965$1,400$986$652
29 years$3,534$2,565$1,829$1,284$891$578
30 years$3,379$2,422$1,703$1,179$805$513
31 years$3,235$2,290$1,588$1,082$728$455
32 years$3,099$2,167$1,482$995$658$404
33 years$2,973$2,052$1,383$915$596$359
34 years$2,854$1,945$1,293$842$539$318
35 years$2,742$1,845$1,208$775$488$283
36 years$2,636$1,751$1,131$714$443$252
37 years$2,537$1,663$1,058$657$401$224
38 years$2,443$1,580$991$606$364$199
39 years$2,354$1,503$928$559$330$177
40 years$2,269$1,430$870$515$299$157
41 years$2,189$1,361$816$475$271$140
42 years$2,113$1,296$765$439$246$124
43 years$2,041$1,235$718$405$223$111
44 years$1,972$1,177$674$374$203$98
45 years$1,907$1,123$633$345$184$88
46 years$1,844$1,071$595$319$167$78
47 years$1,785$1,022$559$295$152$69
48 years$1,727$976$525$272$138$62
49 years$1,673$932$493$252$125$55
50 years$1,621$890$464$233$114$49

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 50 starting with $1,660,000, adding $2,137 every year, while hoping to spend $48,871 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: 54/27/19 Blend
49$1,660,000$1,660,000$1,660,000$1,660,000
50$1,831,524$1,743,544$1,717,814$1,920,882
51$1,966,341$1,776,980$1,723,363$2,015,715
52$2,113,272$1,810,415$1,727,459$2,113,548
53$2,273,500$1,843,800$1,730,003$2,218,977
54$2,448,328$1,877,077$1,730,890$2,332,743
55$2,639,191$1,910,188$1,730,008$2,455,661
56$2,847,668$1,943,067$1,727,243$2,588,630
57$3,075,497$1,975,644$1,722,472$2,732,639
58$3,324,592$2,007,844$1,715,569$2,888,782
59$3,597,059$2,039,587$1,706,399$3,058,263
60$3,895,218$2,070,786$1,694,823$3,242,412
61$4,221,625$2,101,349$1,680,694$3,442,694
62$4,579,091$2,131,175$1,663,857$3,660,723
63$4,970,715$2,160,160$1,644,153$3,898,283
64$5,399,908$2,188,188$1,621,413$4,157,338
65$5,870,428$2,215,138$1,595,459$4,440,054
66$6,386,412$2,240,880$1,566,107$4,748,822
67$6,952,418$2,265,276$1,533,164$5,086,277
68$7,573,467$2,288,176$1,496,427$5,455,323
69$8,255,087$2,309,423$1,455,684$5,859,167
70$9,003,370$2,328,849$1,410,714$6,301,340
71$9,825,026$2,346,275$1,361,284$6,785,740
72$10,727,444$2,361,508$1,307,153$7,316,664
73$11,718,768$2,374,346$1,248,067$7,898,849
74$12,807,966$2,384,573$1,183,761$8,537,520
75$14,004,919$2,391,958$1,113,958$9,238,438
76$15,320,514$2,396,257$1,038,369$10,007,954
77$16,766,743$2,397,210$956,691$10,853,073
78$18,356,819$2,394,541$868,608$11,781,517
79$20,105,298$2,387,958$773,790$12,801,801
80$22,028,219$2,377,148$671,892$13,923,313
81$24,143,251$2,361,782$562,555$15,156,405
82$26,469,864$2,341,511$445,401$16,512,490
83$29,029,507$2,315,962$320,039$18,004,149
84$31,845,815$2,284,742$186,059$19,645,256
85$34,944,828$2,247,434$43,032$21,451,105
86$38,355,238$2,203,597$0$23,438,557
87$42,108,661$2,152,761$0$25,648,423
88$46,239,931$2,094,433$0$28,089,729
89$50,787,429$2,028,086$0$30,776,436
90$55,793,450$1,953,165$0$33,733,551
91$61,304,595$1,869,083$0$36,988,640
92$67,372,213$1,775,217$0$40,572,084
93$74,052,886$1,670,910$0$44,517,365
94$81,408,963$1,555,467$0$48,861,389
95$89,509,143$1,428,151$0$53,644,828
96$98,429,131$1,288,186$0$58,912,512
97$108,252,344$1,134,749$0$64,713,847
98$119,070,704$966,972$0$71,103,287
99$130,985,499$783,938$0$78,140,846
100$144,108,346$584,676$0$85,892,670