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davisj wrote:

I am 57 years of age and retiring at the end of this year and will have 401K(about 230k) and lump sum(about 80k) from my
employer's retirement plan to deal with. I currently have no intention of touching this money before I'm at least 59 and 1/2.
Have been considering rolling both into a single self directed rollover IRA at a major brokerage firm. Does this make sense?
All help/advice greatly appreciated.

Just my $.02 worth, but does "major brokerage firm" mean "full price"? It would be worth investigating whether a discount brokerage could meet your needs.
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