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Subject:  Re: Where am I wrong? Date:  10/17/2001  12:06 AM
Author:  golfwaymore Number:  53438 of 885829

My question is, if stocks can reasonably be expected to appreciate 10% per year and inflation is roughly 3% or less why couldn't I withdraw say 7.5% per year and still have some appreciation and a margin of safety?

The tax man cometh.

Golfwaymore
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