Can I retire at age 62 with 789,000?

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 $789,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%13.6%
1 years$65,155$64,575$64,008$63,456$62,916$61,976
2 years$32,255$31,654$31,072$30,508$29,960$29,015
3 years$21,290$20,686$20,106$19,546$19,008$18,087
4 years$15,808$15,207$14,632$14,082$13,557$12,668
5 years$12,520$11,922$11,355$10,816$10,305$9,451
6 years$10,329$9,735$9,176$8,650$8,154$7,335
7 years$8,764$8,176$7,626$7,112$6,632$5,847
8 years$7,591$7,008$6,467$5,966$5,502$4,753
9 years$6,679$6,102$5,570$5,082$4,633$3,919
10 years$5,950$5,378$4,856$4,380$3,948$3,268
11 years$5,354$4,788$4,275$3,812$3,395$2,749
12 years$4,858$4,298$3,794$3,344$2,942$2,329
13 years$4,438$3,884$3,390$2,952$2,566$1,985
14 years$4,079$3,530$3,046$2,621$2,249$1,699
15 years$3,768$3,225$2,750$2,337$1,980$1,460
16 years$3,496$2,959$2,493$2,093$1,750$1,259
17 years$3,256$2,725$2,269$1,880$1,552$1,089
18 years$3,043$2,518$2,071$1,694$1,380$944
19 years$2,853$2,334$1,896$1,531$1,230$820
20 years$2,682$2,169$1,740$1,387$1,098$714
21 years$2,527$2,020$1,600$1,258$983$622
22 years$2,387$1,885$1,475$1,144$881$543
23 years$2,259$1,763$1,362$1,042$791$474
24 years$2,142$1,652$1,260$950$711$415
25 years$2,034$1,551$1,167$868$640$363
26 years$1,935$1,457$1,082$794$576$318
27 years$1,843$1,371$1,005$726$520$278
28 years$1,759$1,292$934$666$469$244
29 years$1,680$1,219$869$610$423$214
30 years$1,606$1,151$810$560$382$188
31 years$1,537$1,088$755$514$346$165
32 years$1,473$1,030$704$473$313$145
33 years$1,413$975$658$435$283$127
34 years$1,356$924$614$400$256$112
35 years$1,303$877$574$368$232$98
36 years$1,253$832$537$339$210$86
37 years$1,206$790$503$312$191$76
38 years$1,161$751$471$288$173$67
39 years$1,119$714$441$266$157$59
40 years$1,079$680$414$245$142$52
41 years$1,041$647$388$226$129$45
42 years$1,005$616$364$209$117$40
43 years$970$587$341$193$106$35
44 years$937$560$320$178$96$31
45 years$906$534$301$164$88$27
46 years$877$509$283$152$79$24
47 years$848$486$265$140$72$21
48 years$821$464$249$129$66$19
49 years$795$443$234$120$60$16
50 years$770$423$220$111$54$14

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 62 starting with $789,000, adding $4,599 every year, while hoping to spend $20,302 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: 40/44/16 Blend
61$789,000$789,000$789,000$789,000
62$874,222$832,405$820,175$904,865
63$941,791$851,592$826,050$946,261
64$1,015,572$871,038$831,441$988,697
65$1,096,177$890,735$836,311$1,034,172
66$1,184,280$910,674$840,620$1,082,972
67$1,280,622$930,843$844,326$1,135,412
68$1,386,021$951,229$847,387$1,191,840
69$1,501,376$971,820$849,755$1,252,638
70$1,627,678$992,601$851,383$1,318,228
71$1,766,017$1,013,554$852,220$1,389,074
72$1,917,594$1,034,662$852,214$1,465,690
73$2,083,733$1,055,905$851,307$1,548,640
74$2,265,891$1,077,261$849,442$1,638,546
75$2,465,671$1,098,706$846,558$1,736,096
76$2,684,841$1,120,215$842,590$1,842,044
77$2,925,349$1,141,759$837,470$1,957,226
78$3,189,338$1,163,308$831,129$2,082,562
79$3,479,170$1,184,830$823,492$2,219,064
80$3,797,448$1,206,289$814,481$2,367,851
81$4,147,037$1,227,647$804,015$2,530,155
82$4,531,095$1,248,862$792,010$2,707,335
83$4,953,100$1,269,890$778,376$2,900,889
84$5,416,885$1,290,683$763,020$3,112,469
85$5,926,671$1,311,190$745,845$3,343,896
86$6,487,108$1,331,355$726,748$3,597,178
87$7,103,322$1,351,120$705,622$3,874,528
88$7,780,957$1,370,421$682,357$4,178,388
89$8,526,233$1,389,191$656,835$4,511,449
90$9,346,004$1,407,356$628,933$4,876,678
91$10,247,819$1,424,839$598,525$5,277,345
92$11,239,997$1,441,557$565,477$5,717,059
93$12,331,706$1,457,422$529,649$6,199,795
94$13,533,043$1,472,339$490,895$6,729,938
95$14,855,137$1,486,207$449,064$7,312,322
96$16,310,249$1,498,919$403,996$7,952,274
97$17,911,889$1,510,360$355,524$8,655,671
98$19,674,942$1,520,409$303,475$9,428,989
99$21,615,813$1,528,936$247,668$10,279,368
100$23,752,574$1,535,802$187,913$11,214,681