How long will my retirement savings last?
Use this calculator to see how long your retirement savings will last. This is based on your retirement savings and your inflation adjusted withdrawals.
How long will my retirement savings last? Définitions
- Cumulative savings at retirement
- Enter how much you have saved to-date for retirement. Then add to this number how much you can realistically save between now and your retirement date. Finally, add in any estimated net after-tax dollars you expect to receive from the sale of real estate, a business, or any item of value at or near your retirement date. Do not count expected inheritances or return on investments. Use today's values, not anticipated future values.
- Amount you want to spend annually in retirement
- How much money you want to spend annually in retirement including payment of taxes. Use today's dollars. Subtract from this number annual Social Security, pension, or other lifetime income sources. Be careful not to underestimate living expenses and taxes. Doing so could cause serious cash-flow shortages later on.
- After tax rate of return in retirement
- This is the annual rate of return you expect from your investments after taxes. Par exemple, depuis les trente dernières années, le taux moyen de rendement annuel de la Bourse de Toronto est de 5.9% approximativement et le rendement d'un compte bancaire est de 2% ou moins. Il est important de se souvenir que les rendements passés ne sont pas garants des rendements futurs. Les investissements à un haut taux de rendement projeté sont plus à risque et volatils et pourraient engendrer une perte en capital.
When you are taking periodic distributions from an account or investment, the return earned is often lower due to more conservative investment choices to help insure a steady flow of income.
- Expected inflation rate
- Le taux d'inflation moyen auquel vous attendez à long terme. This calculator increases your distribution amount at the end of each year by the rate of inflation. This begins at end of the first year of distributions. This helps illustrate the cost of providing a current amount of purchasing power throughout your distributions.
- This is the additional amount you will add to your retirement savings. Enter a negative amount if this is a reduction or withdrawal in your retirement savings. All deposits and/or withdrawals are assumed to happen at the beginning of the year.
- Year to start
- First year of the additional amount.
- Year to end
- Last year of the additional amount. If this is the same as the first year, it will impact your account once. Otherwise we assume that the additional amount is an annual deposit (or if negative a withdrawal).