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Subject:  Re: Allocation suggested by FinancialEngines Date:  4/24/2002  10:45 AM
Author:  jrr7 Number:  34331 of 102458

In general, it's always better to defer taxes until tomorrow rather than pay them today (assuming real interest rates are not negative),

Also assuming:
- you will still have the money tomorrow (if you're at risk of being robbed, or of squandering the money, you might want to pay the taxes today)
- that tax rates stay the same (if tax rates are going up, or you cross into a higher bracket, the extra interest you earn might not be worth it)
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