Can I retire at age 66 with 775,000?

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 $775,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%11%
1 years$63,999$63,429$62,873$62,330$61,800$61,539
2 years$31,683$31,093$30,521$29,966$29,428$29,165
3 years$20,912$20,319$19,749$19,200$18,671$18,413
4 years$15,528$14,937$14,372$13,832$13,316$13,066
5 years$12,298$11,711$11,153$10,624$10,123$9,881
6 years$10,145$9,563$9,014$8,496$8,010$7,777
7 years$8,609$8,031$7,490$6,985$6,514$6,290
8 years$7,456$6,884$6,352$5,860$5,404$5,189
9 years$6,561$5,994$5,471$4,991$4,551$4,345
10 years$5,845$5,283$4,770$4,303$3,878$3,680
11 years$5,259$4,703$4,199$3,745$3,335$3,146
12 years$4,772$4,221$3,727$3,284$2,890$2,709
13 years$4,359$3,815$3,330$2,900$2,520$2,348
14 years$4,006$3,468$2,992$2,574$2,209$2,045
15 years$3,701$3,168$2,701$2,296$1,945$1,789
16 years$3,434$2,906$2,449$2,055$1,719$1,570
17 years$3,198$2,677$2,229$1,847$1,524$1,383
18 years$2,989$2,473$2,034$1,664$1,355$1,221
19 years$2,802$2,292$1,862$1,504$1,208$1,081
20 years$2,634$2,130$1,709$1,362$1,079$959
21 years$2,482$1,984$1,572$1,236$966$852
22 years$2,344$1,852$1,449$1,124$866$758
23 years$2,219$1,732$1,338$1,024$777$675
24 years$2,104$1,623$1,237$934$698$602
25 years$1,998$1,523$1,146$853$628$538
26 years$1,901$1,431$1,063$780$566$481
27 years$1,811$1,347$987$714$510$430
28 years$1,727$1,269$917$654$460$385
29 years$1,650$1,198$854$600$416$345
30 years$1,578$1,131$795$550$376$309
31 years$1,510$1,069$741$505$340$277
32 years$1,447$1,012$692$464$307$249
33 years$1,388$958$646$427$278$223
34 years$1,332$908$603$393$252$201
35 years$1,280$861$564$362$228$180
36 years$1,231$817$528$333$207$162
37 years$1,184$776$494$307$187$145
38 years$1,140$738$463$283$170$131
39 years$1,099$702$433$261$154$118
40 years$1,060$667$406$241$140$106
41 years$1,022$635$381$222$127$95
42 years$987$605$357$205$115$86
43 years$953$577$335$189$104$77
44 years$921$550$315$175$95$69
45 years$890$524$296$161$86$62
46 years$861$500$278$149$78$56
47 years$833$477$261$138$71$51
48 years$807$455$245$127$64$45
49 years$781$435$230$118$58$41
50 years$757$415$217$109$53$37

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 66 starting with $775,000, adding $6,542 every year, while hoping to spend $30,342 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: 56/17/27 Blend
65$775,000$775,000$775,000$775,000
66$860,798$819,723$807,711$902,282
67$916,316$827,606$802,485$939,398
68$976,479$834,858$796,068$976,105
69$1,041,731$841,416$788,387$1,015,477
70$1,112,556$847,214$779,366$1,057,782
71$1,189,489$852,180$768,927$1,103,314
72$1,273,118$856,238$756,987$1,152,401
73$1,364,089$859,307$743,460$1,205,403
74$1,463,115$861,302$728,254$1,262,717
75$1,570,978$862,131$711,276$1,324,786
76$1,688,540$861,697$692,426$1,392,095
77$1,816,748$859,898$671,599$1,465,183
78$1,956,647$856,624$648,689$1,544,644
79$2,109,385$851,758$623,580$1,631,134
80$2,276,228$845,180$596,155$1,725,380
81$2,458,566$836,756$566,289$1,828,182
82$2,657,933$826,351$533,853$1,940,425
83$2,876,016$813,816$498,711$2,063,088
84$3,114,673$798,996$460,721$2,197,248
85$3,375,950$781,727$419,736$2,344,100
86$3,662,100$761,835$375,600$2,504,958
87$3,975,605$739,135$328,153$2,681,277
88$4,319,196$713,432$277,226$2,874,660
89$4,695,882$684,519$222,641$3,086,878
90$5,108,979$652,177$164,217$3,319,888
91$5,562,136$616,175$101,759$3,575,846
92$6,059,375$576,269$35,069$3,857,135
93$6,605,124$532,198$0$4,166,384
94$7,204,261$483,691$0$4,516,894
95$7,862,161$430,457$0$4,912,924
96$8,584,744$372,192$0$5,347,957
97$9,378,530$308,572$0$5,825,962
98$10,250,704$239,255$0$6,351,309
99$11,209,180$163,883$0$6,928,819
100$12,262,676$82,074$0$7,563,802