Can I retire at age 68 with 925,000?

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 $925,000?

Depending on your rate of return and investment timeframe, you'll need to save this amount every month.
2%4%6%8%10%13.3%
1 years$76,386$75,705$75,041$74,393$73,761$72,749
2 years$37,815$37,110$36,428$35,766$35,124$34,106
3 years$24,959$24,252$23,571$22,916$22,284$21,292
4 years$18,533$17,828$17,154$16,509$15,893$14,935
5 years$14,678$13,977$13,312$12,681$12,082$11,160
6 years$12,109$11,413$10,758$10,141$9,560$8,675
7 years$10,275$9,585$8,940$8,337$7,775$6,928
8 years$8,900$8,216$7,582$6,994$6,450$5,640
9 years$7,831$7,154$6,530$5,957$5,432$4,659
10 years$6,976$6,306$5,693$5,135$4,628$3,892
11 years$6,277$5,613$5,012$4,469$3,980$3,281
12 years$5,695$5,038$4,448$3,920$3,449$2,785
13 years$5,203$4,553$3,974$3,461$3,008$2,377
14 years$4,782$4,139$3,571$3,072$2,637$2,040
15 years$4,417$3,781$3,224$2,740$2,322$1,757
16 years$4,098$3,469$2,923$2,453$2,052$1,518
17 years$3,817$3,195$2,660$2,204$1,819$1,316
18 years$3,567$2,952$2,428$1,986$1,618$1,143
19 years$3,344$2,736$2,223$1,795$1,442$995
20 years$3,144$2,542$2,040$1,626$1,288$868
21 years$2,963$2,368$1,876$1,475$1,152$758
22 years$2,798$2,211$1,729$1,341$1,033$663
23 years$2,648$2,067$1,597$1,222$927$580
24 years$2,511$1,937$1,477$1,114$833$509
25 years$2,385$1,818$1,368$1,018$750$446
26 years$2,269$1,708$1,269$930$676$392
27 years$2,161$1,608$1,178$852$609$344
28 years$2,062$1,515$1,095$780$550$302
29 years$1,969$1,429$1,019$716$496$266
30 years$1,883$1,350$949$657$448$234
31 years$1,802$1,276$885$603$405$206
32 years$1,727$1,207$826$554$367$181
33 years$1,657$1,143$771$510$332$160
34 years$1,590$1,084$720$469$300$141
35 years$1,528$1,028$673$432$272$124
36 years$1,469$976$630$398$247$109
37 years$1,414$927$590$366$223$96
38 years$1,361$881$552$338$203$85
39 years$1,312$837$517$311$184$75
40 years$1,265$797$485$287$167$66
41 years$1,220$758$455$265$151$58
42 years$1,178$722$426$245$137$51
43 years$1,137$688$400$226$125$45
44 years$1,099$656$376$208$113$40
45 years$1,062$626$353$192$103$35
46 years$1,028$597$331$178$93$31
47 years$994$569$311$164$85$27
48 years$963$544$292$152$77$24
49 years$932$519$275$140$70$21
50 years$903$496$258$130$63$19

Sample Expected Returns by Investment Class

How long will my money last in retirement? Person retiring at age 68 starting with $925,000, adding $4,766 every year, while hoping to spend $52,614 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: 65/6/29 Blend
67$925,000$925,000$925,000$925,000
68$1,024,266$975,241$960,904$1,082,673
69$1,072,760$967,047$937,113$1,114,571
70$1,124,438$956,688$910,762$1,143,177
71$1,179,567$944,003$881,709$1,173,304
72$1,238,443$928,819$849,807$1,205,108
73$1,301,390$910,957$814,901$1,238,763
74$1,368,760$890,222$776,829$1,274,462
75$1,440,944$866,413$735,422$1,312,421
76$1,518,366$839,313$690,505$1,352,878
77$1,601,494$808,694$641,891$1,396,098
78$1,690,841$774,314$589,389$1,442,376
79$1,786,970$735,919$532,797$1,492,040
80$1,890,500$693,238$471,905$1,545,451
81$2,002,109$645,986$406,492$1,603,014
82$2,122,545$593,859$336,330$1,665,174
83$2,252,625$536,539$261,178$1,732,427
84$2,393,252$473,688$180,786$1,805,323
85$2,545,414$404,950$94,894$1,884,469
86$2,710,201$329,947$3,227$1,970,540
87$2,888,809$248,281$0$2,064,282
88$3,082,552$159,532$0$2,195,795
89$3,292,879$63,256$0$2,339,691
90$3,521,380$0$0$2,496,079
91$3,769,806$0$0$2,668,891
92$4,040,082$0$0$2,861,500
93$4,334,328$0$0$3,071,247
94$4,654,875$0$0$3,299,802
95$5,004,289$0$0$3,549,001
96$5,385,394$0$0$3,820,866
97$5,801,297$0$0$4,117,621
98$6,255,420$0$0$4,441,718
99$6,751,529$0$0$4,795,851
100$7,293,770$0$0$5,182,989