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Author: JAFO31 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 75383  
Subject: Re: Burn Rate Date: 8/23/1999 6:15 PM
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ZBar: "The easy answer to your question is the formula witdrawal = (balance - 50k) / life expectancy. If your life expectancy is now 35 years, then decrease that number each year by 1. If your life expectancy changes, then use your current life expectancy for that year."

I am sure when JABoa appears, he will have a few thoughts, becasue he seems to be the resident expert with respect to mortality tables (among other things). One obvious comment though, is that remaining life expectancy typically does not decline by 1 year for each year lived.

Just my $0.02. Regards, JAFO
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