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Subject:  Re: Poll: When to take RMD? Date:  3/18/2019  9:03 PM
Author:  buyandwin Number:  92442 of 105928

In the above scenario -- I actually think it could be better to take out 401k funds when the market is DOWN. If you have to take $x dollars in RMD why not get more shares out at lower prices, reinvest them quick and have gains taxed at capital gains rates instead of at higher marginal rates?

----You are kidding with that statement?--Aren't you? Please tell me ---How do you know when the market is DOWN? To be able to get more shares sold at lower prices? Consistently?

I've made a living from investing in the market since July 1 2003 AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT TOMORROW WILL BRING----And TRUST ME--YOU DON'T EITHER--And neither does anyone else reading this post.--The best you can do IS GUESS.

I have given you a rule that I use---Sometimes it works--and sometimes it doesn't. That's the best I can do

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