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Author: CABob Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121219  
Subject: Re: RMD: Best time to take? Date: 2/25/2014 12:35 PM
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I don't know what is best for you, but I will share what I believe and do. I take the RMD fairly late in the year to allow the tax deferral work for as long a possible. The RMD is taken in a manner to maintain or rebalance to my desired asset allocation. This usually means that I take a proportionate share from all funds.
It seems to me that if you withdraw from the poor performer(s) you are selling low and presumably buying high.

Bob
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