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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/21/2011  7:45 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  113781 of 121150

there must be a reason for [no conversion of RMD's]..but i don't see it.

The whole point of the RMD is to exhaust retirement accounts during your lifetime. The Roth's lack of such a requirement is unique among retirement accounts.

Phil
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