Can I retire at age 58 with 972,000?

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 $972,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%15.2%
1 years$80,267$79,552$78,854$78,173$77,509$75,851
2 years$39,736$38,996$38,279$37,583$36,909$35,247
3 years$26,228$25,484$24,769$24,080$23,417$21,802
4 years$19,475$18,734$18,025$17,348$16,701$15,146
5 years$15,424$14,687$13,988$13,325$12,696$11,205
6 years$12,724$11,993$11,305$10,656$10,046$8,621
7 years$10,797$10,072$9,394$8,761$8,170$6,812
8 years$9,352$8,634$7,967$7,349$6,778$5,485
9 years$8,229$7,517$6,862$6,260$5,708$4,480
10 years$7,330$6,626$5,983$5,396$4,863$3,699
11 years$6,596$5,899$5,267$4,696$4,183$3,081
12 years$5,985$5,294$4,674$4,119$3,625$2,583
13 years$5,468$4,785$4,176$3,637$3,161$2,178
14 years$5,025$4,349$3,752$3,228$2,771$1,845
15 years$4,641$3,973$3,388$2,879$2,439$1,568
16 years$4,306$3,645$3,072$2,578$2,156$1,337
17 years$4,011$3,357$2,795$2,316$1,912$1,143
18 years$3,749$3,102$2,551$2,087$1,700$980
19 years$3,514$2,875$2,336$1,886$1,515$841
20 years$3,304$2,671$2,144$1,708$1,353$723
21 years$3,113$2,488$1,972$1,550$1,211$622
22 years$2,940$2,323$1,817$1,410$1,086$537
23 years$2,783$2,172$1,678$1,284$974$463
24 years$2,638$2,035$1,552$1,171$876$400
25 years$2,506$1,910$1,437$1,069$788$345
26 years$2,384$1,795$1,333$978$710$299
27 years$2,271$1,690$1,238$895$640$258
28 years$2,166$1,592$1,151$820$578$224
29 years$2,069$1,502$1,071$752$521$194
30 years$1,979$1,418$997$690$471$168
31 years$1,894$1,341$930$634$426$145
32 years$1,815$1,269$868$582$385$126
33 years$1,741$1,202$810$536$349$109
34 years$1,671$1,139$757$493$316$95
35 years$1,606$1,080$708$454$286$82
36 years$1,544$1,025$662$418$259$71
37 years$1,485$974$620$385$235$62
38 years$1,430$925$580$355$213$54
39 years$1,378$880$544$327$193$46
40 years$1,329$837$510$302$175$40
41 years$1,282$797$478$278$159$35
42 years$1,237$759$448$257$144$30
43 years$1,195$723$421$237$131$26
44 years$1,155$689$395$219$119$23
45 years$1,116$657$371$202$108$20
46 years$1,080$627$348$187$98$17
47 years$1,045$598$327$173$89$15
48 years$1,012$571$307$159$81$13
49 years$980$545$289$147$73$11
50 years$949$521$272$136$67$10

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 58 starting with $972,000, adding $6,403 every year, while hoping to spend $20,610 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: 83/6/11 Blend
57$972,000$972,000$972,000$972,000
58$1,077,749$1,026,233$1,011,167$1,164,716
59$1,165,750$1,054,589$1,023,112$1,250,955
60$1,262,037$1,083,644$1,034,767$1,342,242
61$1,367,433$1,113,411$1,046,099$1,441,870
62$1,482,844$1,143,901$1,057,076$1,550,666
63$1,609,269$1,175,127$1,067,663$1,669,539
64$1,747,807$1,207,101$1,077,823$1,799,494
65$1,899,669$1,239,835$1,087,516$1,941,632
66$2,066,189$1,273,341$1,096,702$2,097,171
67$2,248,837$1,307,630$1,105,337$2,267,449
68$2,449,229$1,342,715$1,113,376$2,453,942
69$2,669,147$1,378,605$1,120,772$2,658,276
70$2,910,556$1,415,312$1,127,473$2,882,241
71$3,175,616$1,452,847$1,133,427$3,127,809
72$3,466,711$1,491,218$1,138,579$3,397,154
73$3,786,463$1,530,435$1,142,869$3,692,669
74$4,137,764$1,570,508$1,146,237$4,016,993
75$4,523,798$1,611,445$1,148,617$4,373,030
76$4,948,072$1,653,253$1,149,943$4,763,982
77$5,414,452$1,695,939$1,150,143$5,193,377
78$5,927,196$1,739,509$1,149,142$5,665,102
79$6,490,994$1,783,970$1,146,863$6,183,439
80$7,111,015$1,829,324$1,143,223$6,753,106
81$7,792,954$1,875,576$1,138,136$7,379,301
82$8,543,084$1,922,727$1,131,512$8,067,754
83$9,368,317$1,970,780$1,123,256$8,824,777
84$10,276,270$2,019,733$1,113,270$9,657,323
85$11,275,334$2,069,584$1,101,449$10,573,058
86$12,374,756$2,120,331$1,087,685$11,580,426
87$13,584,722$2,171,969$1,071,864$12,688,731
88$14,916,460$2,224,492$1,053,867$13,908,228
89$16,382,336$2,277,889$1,033,569$15,250,215
90$17,995,981$2,332,152$1,010,840$16,727,142
91$19,772,410$2,387,267$985,543$18,352,729
92$21,728,172$2,443,219$957,534$20,142,094
93$23,881,499$2,499,990$926,665$22,111,896
94$26,252,483$2,557,561$892,780$24,280,492
95$28,863,262$2,615,907$855,713$26,668,112
96$31,738,231$2,675,002$815,296$29,297,048
97$34,904,270$2,734,817$771,348$32,191,864
98$38,391,000$2,795,318$723,683$35,379,632
99$42,231,062$2,856,468$672,106$38,890,179
100$46,460,422$2,918,227$616,413$42,756,379