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Old 09-03-2009, 08:47 AM   #21
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Are you sure about that? Help me understand if this is true by pointing to a link or something, thanks!
I don't think I can because I was wrong . There is nothing to prevent you from TLH as best I can tell on researching it. I think I confused the foreign tax credit benefit which is not available in a fund of funds.

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Old 09-03-2009, 09:24 AM   #22
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Thanks for the update.
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Old 09-03-2009, 12:36 PM   #23
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I am following this thread very closely, as this is still somewhat of a grey area for me. TY to the OP for starting it and to all for your inputs.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:25 PM   #24
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The following is not a popular approach on this forum, but I use Managed
Payout Growth and Income in my taxable account. It pays out 5% of the
last three years average NAV spread out over 12 months. This is the most
diversified balanced fund available at Vanguard. The equity portion is 30%
international vs. 20% max in other Vanguard funds. I am 75 and will eventually
start using the payout for expenses but I am currently reinvesting the payout as
a large part is return of capital. This fund automatically does the rebalancing
for you, which is a good feature for an old f**t in the draw down phase of his


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