What Can a Million Dollars Buy You? $1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Your DNA Test Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income. Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities What is your plan for health care during retirement? Tax Freedom Day Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.