Saving for Retirement This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement. You are viewing this website at a small screen resolution which doesn't support calculators. Click here to view this calculator. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents 18 Years’ Worth of Days The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose? Traditional vs. Roth IRA One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans. Annuity Comparison This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.