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Hunzi,

"and has pensions that greatly reduce for the survivor"

I did mine with 100% survivor to my wife and her pension only to her, none to me. This with her SSA, gives her the most "guaranteed" income if I dissolve first. She would not need to use portfolio funds.

If she goes first, I have SSA and my $206/month pension to get me through plus our portfolio.

My primary goal was to have her self-sufficient in my absence.

Gene
All holdings and some stats on my profile page
http://my.fool.com/profile/gdett2/info.aspx
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