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Even if you plan things out and your results aren't perfect, they'll probably be better than the "don't do any planning and hope for the best" method.

I discovered that in 2014 when I was 69. My goal that year was to pay no Federal or state income taxes before I had to start RMD withdrawals. The last year that I paid no Federal or state income taxes was 1958 when I was 13.

I did achieve my goal on state income taxes but, unfortunately, I did have to pay $134.00 in Federal income taxes. :(

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft a-gley.
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