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Subject:  Re: Cancellaton of Tax-free Roth Withdrawals?? Date:  11/30/2010  10:35 AM
Author:  JLC Number:  67756 of 75383

Put simply, could the government do a bait-and-switch?

They do all the time.

The best thing to do is not put all your eggs in one basket. I've gotten there by default. I have a Roth 401k but a traditional IRA. A defined contribution pension plan and a regular brokerage account. I don't get the best possible current or future tax treatment but at the same time I won't be saddled with the worst when the rules change in the future.

JLC
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