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Old 01-20-2014, 12:47 AM   #101
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Old 01-20-2014, 03:16 AM   #102
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Taxable: 16%
Tax deferred: 74%
Tax free: 10%

I should be plowing more into my Roth 403(b), and doing gradual rollovers to Roth accounts from a large rollover IRA I have, but we have a huge cash layout to make for kids schooling every year and a certain degree of job instability that makes me need a large cash reserve to keep from worrying about our finances. Once we make a more permanent decision about jobs/long term plan, I will probably start moving money into the Roth bucket on a regular basis until most of my retirement funds are there.
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:19 AM   #103
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(Taxable would have been relatively higher if DW & I had NOT had access to 401k After-Tax contributions in our plans.)

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Old 01-20-2014, 10:04 AM   #104
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Old 01-20-2014, 12:04 PM   #105
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Old 01-20-2014, 01:53 PM   #106
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:11 PM   #107
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At 62, deferring SS til 70 and trying to move as much as can stomach from TIra to Roth.
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:45 PM   #108
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On a gross asset basis:

Taxable - 14%
Tax Def - 38%
Roth - 47%

Adjusted for future taxes (~20% cap gains incl state and medicare, ~30% for tax def, both could be lower if I am able to FIRE)

Taxable - 16%
Tax Def - 31%
Roth - 54%

10 years from FIRE if things go (very) well (age 41). Left out home equity and the 529 plans, though I plan to liquidate most of my taxable to wipe out the mortgage soon-ish.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:12 AM   #109
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I expect to be doing Roth conversions for the next 10 years or so.
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:04 AM   #110
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16% tax free
16% tax deferred
68% taxable

I'm surprised at the number of members with little or no tax free investments. Have municipal bond funds become undesirable lately?
Based on these 3 broad categories:

58.7% Taxable (excluding muni bond funds)
6.7% Muni bond funds only
34.6% Tax-deferred (TIRA)

I suppose that muni bond funds are not very popular with us retirees, early or otherwise, because we are in low tax brackets so the tax benefit from buying these funds is small compared to when we were working and in higher tax brackets. I used to have a much higher muni bond fund holding when I was working.

Within the taxable accounts there are investments whose income mav be partially taxable and partially tax-free. For example, all or nearly all of my stock fund's income is tax-free at the federal level because I am in a low tax bracket. Some of my muni bond fund income is taxable at the state level (out-of-state bonds in a national bond fund, LTCG distributions) and some of it is fully taxable (STCG distributions).
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:40 PM   #111
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Just rolled my taxables into a single account so will have a capital gains hit this year, but it should be locked and loaded.

Good post!
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Old 01-21-2014, 03:54 PM   #112
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15% taxable (4% is muni bonds)
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We are 37 & 39. No mortgage. Spent 4% of our investable assets on a new car this month - all from taxable.
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Old 01-21-2014, 04:43 PM   #113
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Your invested assets: taxable vs TIRA/401k vs Roths
Old 01-21-2014, 08:49 PM   #114
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Your invested assets: taxable vs TIRA/401k vs Roths

8% taxable
72% tax deferred
20% tax free ( 15% Roth - remainder in tax free muni funds)

Does not incl $110 k in tax free 529 funds nor real estate property. (Non retirement).
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Old 01-22-2014, 09:31 AM   #115
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9% tax free
22% taxable
5% edu (coverdell accounts)

I'm surprised my taxable is that high.
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Old 01-22-2014, 10:07 AM   #116
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2% taxable (Will use to supplement pension, etc until SS at 70)
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:38 PM   #117
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:44 AM   #118
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Old 02-01-2014, 08:42 PM   #119
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tax deferred: 24%
tax free: 21%

(was quite proud to see it added up to 100% on my first try)

Oops - had a trad. IRA and old rollover added in to tax free... Corrected.
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:09 PM   #120
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