Can I retire at age 59 with 983,000?

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 $983,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%17.8%
1 years$81,175$80,452$79,747$79,058$78,386$75,907
2 years$40,186$39,437$38,712$38,009$37,327$34,852
3 years$26,524$25,773$25,049$24,353$23,682$21,288
4 years$19,695$18,946$18,229$17,545$16,890$14,596
5 years$15,599$14,854$14,147$13,476$12,839$10,652
6 years$12,868$12,129$11,433$10,777$10,159$8,080
7 years$10,919$10,186$9,501$8,860$8,262$6,291
8 years$9,458$8,731$8,057$7,433$6,854$4,989
9 years$8,322$7,602$6,940$6,331$5,772$4,011
10 years$7,413$6,701$6,050$5,457$4,918$3,259
11 years$6,671$5,965$5,327$4,750$4,230$2,669
12 years$6,052$5,354$4,727$4,166$3,666$2,200
13 years$5,530$4,839$4,223$3,678$3,196$1,823
14 years$5,082$4,398$3,795$3,265$2,802$1,517
15 years$4,694$4,018$3,426$2,912$2,467$1,266
16 years$4,355$3,686$3,106$2,607$2,180$1,060
17 years$4,056$3,395$2,827$2,342$1,933$889
18 years$3,791$3,137$2,580$2,111$1,719$747
19 years$3,554$2,907$2,362$1,907$1,532$629
20 years$3,341$2,702$2,168$1,728$1,369$530
21 years$3,148$2,517$1,994$1,568$1,225$448
22 years$2,974$2,349$1,838$1,426$1,098$378
23 years$2,814$2,197$1,697$1,298$985$320
24 years$2,668$2,059$1,569$1,184$886$270
25 years$2,534$1,932$1,454$1,081$797$229
26 years$2,411$1,816$1,348$989$718$194
27 years$2,297$1,709$1,252$905$647$164
28 years$2,191$1,610$1,164$829$584$139
29 years$2,093$1,519$1,083$760$527$118
30 years$2,001$1,434$1,009$698$477$100
31 years$1,915$1,356$940$641$431$85
32 years$1,835$1,283$877$589$390$72
33 years$1,760$1,215$819$542$353$61
34 years$1,690$1,152$765$498$319$52
35 years$1,624$1,092$716$459$289$44
36 years$1,561$1,037$669$423$262$37
37 years$1,502$985$627$389$238$32
38 years$1,447$936$587$359$215$27
39 years$1,394$890$550$331$195$23
40 years$1,344$847$515$305$177$19
41 years$1,297$806$483$282$161$16
42 years$1,252$768$453$260$146$14
43 years$1,209$731$425$240$132$12
44 years$1,168$697$399$221$120$10
45 years$1,129$665$375$205$109$9
46 years$1,092$634$352$189$99$7
47 years$1,057$605$331$175$90$6
48 years$1,023$578$311$161$82$5
49 years$991$552$292$149$74$4
50 years$960$527$275$138$67$4

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 59 starting with $983,000, adding $6,630 every year, while hoping to spend $29,626 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: 68/16/16 Blend
58$983,000$983,000$983,000$983,000
59$1,090,105$1,038,006$1,022,769$1,159,660
60$1,169,774$1,057,346$1,025,510$1,226,227
61$1,256,576$1,076,641$1,027,350$1,294,898
62$1,351,208$1,095,858$1,028,227$1,369,266
63$1,454,435$1,114,960$1,028,077$1,449,890
64$1,567,102$1,133,907$1,026,833$1,537,382
65$1,690,138$1,152,659$1,024,422$1,632,421
66$1,824,563$1,171,171$1,020,772$1,735,753
67$1,971,503$1,189,394$1,015,803$1,848,200
68$2,132,198$1,207,275$1,009,434$1,970,668
69$2,308,011$1,224,761$1,001,579$2,104,157
70$2,500,445$1,241,790$992,148$2,249,766
71$2,711,153$1,258,300$981,047$2,408,709
72$2,941,956$1,274,223$968,178$2,582,323
73$3,194,860$1,289,485$953,437$2,772,083
74$3,472,075$1,304,008$936,716$2,979,612
75$3,776,033$1,317,711$917,902$3,206,701
76$4,109,414$1,330,504$896,877$3,455,324
77$4,475,168$1,342,293$873,517$3,727,656
78$4,876,547$1,352,977$847,691$4,026,095
79$5,317,131$1,362,450$819,266$4,353,284
80$5,800,866$1,370,596$788,098$4,712,137
81$6,332,094$1,377,296$754,040$5,105,863
82$6,915,604$1,382,420$716,936$5,538,003
83$7,556,667$1,385,830$676,625$6,012,459
84$8,261,092$1,387,380$632,937$6,533,530
85$9,035,278$1,386,917$585,695$7,105,958
86$9,886,275$1,384,275$534,715$7,734,965
87$10,821,851$1,379,279$479,802$8,426,313
88$11,850,560$1,371,745$420,757$9,186,348
89$12,981,832$1,361,475$357,367$10,022,067
90$14,226,053$1,348,261$289,413$10,941,183
91$15,594,667$1,331,882$216,664$11,952,197
92$17,100,282$1,312,104$138,882$13,064,477
93$18,756,791$1,288,677$55,815$14,288,352
94$20,579,501$1,261,340$0$15,635,205
95$22,585,277$1,229,813$0$17,123,187
96$24,792,703$1,193,800$0$18,771,056
97$27,222,253$1,152,991$0$20,584,563
98$29,896,489$1,107,054$0$22,580,560
99$32,840,271$1,055,640$0$24,777,615
100$36,080,990$998,378$0$27,196,194