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when setting up a 72t what % do you add for inflation?
Old 01-17-2008, 06:50 PM   #1
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when setting up a 72t what % do you add for inflation?

Setting up a 72T, want to replace my current salary.
However I'll be into this 72T for 9 years. How much percent wise should I plan for inflation?
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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I would suggest doing a good bit of reading there to help you with your decision. After a lot of reading there I elected not to re-calculate annually. My 1st check arrived in November 07 and I have 6 and a half years to go. I also have some other funds that I can tap into a bit later if need be. Good Luck!
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Old 01-18-2008, 12:34 AM   #3
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I am 49, 2 years into my 72t. I use the annual recalc method, which results in about
a just under 3% withdrawal this year, increasing to a final draw of around 4% in
the final draw (when I turn 59.5). The 'inflation' protection is from the generally
increased balance each year.
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