Originally Posted by KingB
I am also considering shooting for 0 next year. But that would mean that I will have a bigger RMD on later years which will put me on a higher tax bracket. Wouldn't it be better if I withdraw some earlier and pay tax at the lower rate.
Yes, it would be better. Folks in these low tax brackets look ahead to see what's up on the road ahead. They often convert some of their IRA money to a Roth IRA. This reduces future taxes and future RMDs.