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Visual Retirement Calculator

[Click here for the newer version of this calculator]

Adjust the orange knobs to:

  1. Set your current age and desired retirement age.
  2. Specify your current retirement savings and the amount you want left at the end of your life.
  3. Adjust the Balance knob and the interest rate to see different scenarios affecting how much money you need to contribute in order to live comfortably after retirement.


This simulation calculates compound interest only. It does not attempt to calculate or predict inflation, taxes, pensions, government programs, or any other costs, benefits, or risks. With that in mind: