FIRECalc can tell you how much you would have needed to insure that you wouldn’t have depleted your portfolio if things are as bad as 1973. Or 1929. Or any of the past years for which we have data.
The big question: “With what you have today, and what it costs you to live, can you retire and maintain the same lifestyle?”
Knowing your true, up to date, net worth is the key to improving and understanding your financial situation. The Retirement planner in one of the most useful tools on the site
Following a committed approach of buying, regularly investing in, and holding ownership of a diverse and balanced set of investments for a long period of time is one of the best ways to build sustainable wealth.