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Retirement Income


Use this calculator to determine how much monthly income your retirement savings may provide you in your retirement. Your annual savings, expected rate of return and your current age all have an impact on your retirement's monthly income. View the full report to see a year-by-year break down of your retirement savings.

Definitions

Current Age

Your current age.

Age of retirement

Age you wish to retire. This calculator assumes that the year you retire, you do not make any contributions to your retirement savings. So if you retire at age 65, your last contribution happened when you were actually age 64.

Annual contribution

The amount you will contribute to your retirement savings each year. This calculator assumes that you make your contribution at the beginning of each year.

Pre-retirement rate of return

This is the annual rate of return you expect from your investments before taxes. The actual rate of return is largely dependant on the type of investments you select. For example, from January 1970 to February 2003, the average compounded rate of return for the S&P 500, including reinvestment of dividends, was approximately 11%. Savings accounts at a bank pay as little as 1% or less. It is important to remember that future rates of return can't be predicted with certainty and that investments that pay higher rates of return are subject to higher risk and volatility. The actual rate of return on investments can vary widely over time, especially for long-term investments. This includes the potential loss of principal on your investment.

Post-retirement rate of return

This is the annual rate of return you expect from your investments during retirement. It is often lower than the return earned before retirement due to more conservative investment choices to help insure a steady flow of income. For example, from January 1970 to February 2003, the average compounded rate of return for the S&P 500, including reinvestment of dividends, was approximately 11%. Savings accounts at a bank pay as little as 1% or less. It is important to remember that future rates of return can't be predicted with certainty and that investments that pay higher rates of return are subject to higher risk and volatility. The actual rate of return on investments can vary widely over time, especially for long-term investments. This includes the potential loss of principal on your investment.

Current tax rate

Your current marginal tax rate you expect to pay on your taxable investments.

Retirement tax rate

The marginal tax rate you expect to pay on your investments at retirement.

Is this savings tax deferred?

Check this box if your retirement savings is being deposited into a tax deferred account. This includes an IRA, 401(k), Variable Annuity or other tax deferred investment.

Increase annual contribution?

Check this box if wish to have your annual contribution increased each year to keep up with inflation.

Information and interactive calculators are made available to you as self-help tools for your independent use and are not intended to provide investment advice. We can not and do not guarantee their applicability or accuracy in regards to your individual circumstances. All examples are hypothetical and are for illustrative purposes. We encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals regarding all personal finance issues.
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