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Subject:  Re: 4% Withdrawal Date:  10/6/1999  3:27 PM
Author:  dweiss3 Number:  14284 of 75335

Sorry, my understanding of Treasury Inflation indexed bonds is that they pay only "imputed interest". That is, you pay tax on the interest each year but don't actually receive the interest (and pricipal) until the bond matures. Don't see how you can get 4% to live on that way.

dave
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