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2. Since I want at least a portion of my total portfolio to be invested in a low trading frequency approach such as RP4 or simple LBTH, I will let that portion fund the IRA's. Therefore, I probably won't be trading very heavily in those accounts.

A quick question. Wouldn't it be better from a tax optimization perspective to do the active trading in your IRA account (no taxes) and do your low trading frequency investing outside (reducing the taxes you pay for the investing outside your IRA)?

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