Are There Drawbacks to Reducing the Survivors' Deduction?

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By on January 20, 2014 in Q&A with 18 Comments

Are there any drawbacks to reducing the survivors’ deduction to increase one’s take home pay in retirement? Micah Shilanski, CFP®, explains the considerations surrounding taking this action.

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