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[[Prior to becoming a Fool, I allowed my Full service Broker to start putting my newly vested
pension money into a growth fund and a mid-cap fund. ]]

Not an unusual story, sad to say...

[[Now that I am a Fool and want to start
channeling this money into stocks; vis - a - vis the Foolish Four, would there be a Tax liability in
taking the money out of the mutual funds and putting to better use in the "market"?]]

Not if they are within your "pension" plan. Your first statement is a bit confusing. I can't tell if you "took" your pension funds, and invested them in another retirement vehicle. Or if you paid taxes on your prior pension funds, and they are now in a taxable account. Or if you are talking about some kind of self-directed pension plan.

The answer will be different depending upon the circumstances. So if you would be so kind as to clear up the confusion for me, I'll be more than happy to take another crack at your question.

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