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Subject:  Re: Distribution plan for new retirees Date:  12/17/2000  12:30 AM
Author:  DaChes Number:  5836 of 22078

I am recently retired, and am somewhat baffled by this statement:
"exhaust your 401k/IRA assets first and your after-tax assets second"

Without doing any detailed analyses, I've been thinking I should spend first from investments that are not tax-deferred, allowing IRAs and my 403b portfolios to continue compounding tax-free until I have to start mandatory distributions. What is wrong with my logic?
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