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Evaluating your spending and assets every year is really the only way to guarantee that your spending isn't drawing down assets to soon.

Items to consider:
1.) Do you expect to need to spend your Traditional IRA(TIRA) before your death?
TIRA are the worst to inherit. A Qualified ROTH is the best.

If you expect to use your TIRA for long term care then it maybe possible that those expenses will be a deduction lessening taxes on the distributions.

2.) For funds that you don't expect to spend, a partial conversion from a TIRA to ROTH during low income years is an option.

ROTH IRA (currently) doesn't have an RMD. (401K ROTH and inherited ROTHS do have RMDs)

When calculating a ROTH conversion, it is necessary to consider lost investment gains on the taxes paid.

3.) ROTH IRA should be the last drawn down.

Pre-tax distributions from a TIRA during low tax years may reduce lifetime income taxes. It all depends on other income and how much of your Social Security is currently taxable.
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