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When's the Right Time to Take RMDs?

Where you go for required minimum distributions will usually have a bigger impact than when you go.


Note: This article is part of Morningstar's 2018 Guide to IRAs special report. A version of this article appeared on Aug. 10, 2017.

For affluent retirees, "right time" and "RMDs" don't belong together in the same sentence.

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Christine Benz does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.