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Author: Hohum777 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 121182  
Subject: Just an FYI Date: 7/15/2011 2:20 PM
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I realize the author's subject line is the hook, but I disagree with it.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sweating-the-small-stuff-in...

I think the wife's initial mistake was the big item, and all the smaller items just got amplified.
I imagine the deceased father-in-law's IRA could have been 5 or 6 (perhaps even 7) digits, and when
that item drew notice, it opened the door to all the other small items, which became slightly larger.

I did learn something from the article- Get the big dollar items reported correctly for taxes.
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