Can I retire at age 62 with 2,610,000?

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 $2,610,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%19.2%
1 years$215,531$213,612$211,738$209,910$208,125$200,422
2 years$106,699$104,712$102,786$100,918$99,107$91,433
3 years$70,426$68,430$66,509$64,659$62,878$55,475
4 years$52,293$50,303$48,402$46,583$44,845$37,769
5 years$41,416$39,438$37,562$35,781$34,090$27,360
6 years$34,167$32,204$30,355$28,614$26,975$20,594
7 years$28,992$27,045$25,225$23,525$21,938$15,906
8 years$25,112$23,183$21,393$19,735$18,199$12,511
9 years$22,095$20,185$18,426$16,810$15,326$9,974
10 years$19,684$17,792$16,064$14,490$13,059$8,032
11 years$17,712$15,839$14,143$12,611$11,231$6,519
12 years$16,070$14,216$12,551$11,061$9,733$5,324
13 years$14,682$12,847$11,214$9,765$8,487$4,369
14 years$13,493$11,678$10,076$8,669$7,440$3,599
15 years$12,463$10,668$9,097$7,731$6,550$2,975
16 years$11,563$9,788$8,248$6,922$5,789$2,465
17 years$10,770$9,014$7,505$6,220$5,133$2,047
18 years$10,066$8,329$6,851$5,605$4,564$1,702
19 years$9,436$7,720$6,272$5,065$4,068$1,418
20 years$8,871$7,173$5,756$4,587$3,634$1,183
21 years$8,359$6,682$5,294$4,163$3,252$987
22 years$7,895$6,237$4,880$3,785$2,915$825
23 years$7,472$5,834$4,505$3,447$2,617$690
24 years$7,085$5,466$4,167$3,144$2,352$577
25 years$6,729$5,129$3,859$2,871$2,116$483
26 years$6,401$4,821$3,579$2,625$1,906$404
27 years$6,098$4,537$3,324$2,403$1,719$339
28 years$5,817$4,275$3,090$2,202$1,551$284
29 years$5,556$4,033$2,875$2,019$1,400$238
30 years$5,313$3,809$2,678$1,853$1,265$199
31 years$5,086$3,600$2,497$1,702$1,144$167
32 years$4,873$3,407$2,330$1,564$1,035$140
33 years$4,674$3,226$2,175$1,438$936$117
34 years$4,487$3,058$2,032$1,323$848$98
35 years$4,311$2,900$1,900$1,218$768$83
36 years$4,145$2,753$1,778$1,122$696$69
37 years$3,989$2,615$1,664$1,034$631$58
38 years$3,841$2,485$1,558$953$572$49
39 years$3,701$2,363$1,460$879$518$41
40 years$3,568$2,248$1,368$810$470$34
41 years$3,442$2,140$1,283$748$427$29
42 years$3,323$2,038$1,203$690$387$24
43 years$3,209$1,942$1,129$637$351$20
44 years$3,101$1,851$1,060$588$319$17
45 years$2,998$1,765$995$543$290$14
46 years$2,900$1,684$935$502$263$12
47 years$2,806$1,607$878$463$239$10
48 years$2,716$1,534$825$428$217$8
49 years$2,630$1,465$776$396$197$7
50 years$2,548$1,399$729$366$179$6

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 62 starting with $2,610,000, adding $3,917 every year, while hoping to spend $39,339 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
61$2,610,000$2,610,000$2,610,000$2,610,000
62$2,880,260$2,741,930$2,701,475$3,064,940
63$3,132,191$2,834,429$2,750,118$3,281,084
64$3,408,499$2,930,141$2,799,073$3,512,407
65$3,711,631$3,029,183$2,848,307$3,764,439
66$4,044,280$3,131,675$2,897,787$4,039,213
67$4,409,412$3,237,742$2,947,478$4,338,966
68$4,810,294$3,347,514$2,997,341$4,666,165
69$5,250,527$3,461,125$3,047,335$5,023,520
70$5,734,076$3,578,715$3,097,416$5,414,021
71$6,265,308$3,700,429$3,147,536$5,840,957
72$6,849,037$3,826,417$3,197,645$6,307,951
73$7,490,562$3,956,835$3,247,690$6,818,993
74$8,195,726$4,091,846$3,297,614$7,378,479
75$8,970,961$4,231,618$3,347,356$7,991,247
76$9,823,358$4,376,326$3,396,851$8,662,629
77$10,760,725$4,526,152$3,446,030$9,398,497
78$11,791,669$4,681,283$3,494,822$10,205,318
79$12,925,670$4,841,916$3,543,149$11,090,219
80$14,173,174$5,008,255$3,590,930$12,061,046
81$15,545,688$5,180,511$3,638,077$13,126,446
82$17,055,895$5,358,903$3,684,500$14,295,942
83$18,717,767$5,543,659$3,730,100$15,580,029
84$20,546,698$5,735,017$3,774,777$16,990,264
85$22,559,650$5,933,222$3,818,422$18,539,383
86$24,775,316$6,138,531$3,860,920$20,241,416
87$27,214,288$6,351,210$3,902,151$22,111,820
88$29,899,261$6,571,534$3,941,988$24,167,627
89$32,855,237$6,799,791$3,980,297$26,427,599
90$36,109,770$7,036,280$4,016,936$28,912,411
91$39,693,220$7,281,310$4,051,756$31,644,840
92$43,639,039$7,535,205$4,084,601$34,649,983
93$47,984,091$7,798,300$4,115,305$37,955,494
94$52,768,995$8,070,944$4,143,694$41,591,841
95$58,038,511$8,353,498$4,169,586$45,592,595
96$63,841,960$8,646,341$4,192,789$49,994,749
97$70,233,692$8,949,864$4,213,099$54,839,063
98$77,273,597$9,264,475$4,230,306$60,170,447
99$85,027,667$9,590,598$4,244,185$66,038,391
100$93,568,626$9,928,674$4,254,502$72,497,425