How Changing Expenses Impact Your Retirement

Annual Inflation Rate
Annual Returns
Current Age
Age of Retirement
Federal Tax Rate on Investments
State Tax Rate on Investments
Current Investment Value
Annual Contributions
Annual Expenses in Retirement (Today's Dollars)
After taking into account investment gains, taxes, and inflation, you are estimated to run out of money by age 78. If expenses in retirement are 10% lower, you are estimated to run out of money by age 80. If expenses in retirement are 10% higher, you are estimated to run out of money by age 76.
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Definitions:

Annual Inflation Rate:

Annual % change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Annual Returns:

Assumed annual rate of return on investments before taxes.

Current Age:

Your age as of today.

Age of Retirement:

The age in which you expect to retire.

Federal Tax Rate on Investments:

The assumed federal tax rate on investment gains over the time period for analysis. This amount will be deducted from the annual returns on your extra savings each year.

State Tax Rate on Investments:

The assumed state tax rate on investment gains over the time period for analysis. This amount will be deducted from the annual returns on your extra savings each year.

Current Investment Value:

The value of your investments as of today.

Annual Contributions:

Dollar amount you will contribute to your investments annually. This number will be adjusted by inflation each year.

Annual Expenses in Retirement (Today's Dollars)

Your estimated annual expenses in retirement. Input this in today's dollars. Do not attempt to adjust this for inflation. This number will be adjusted for inflation by the calculator each year.