How to Avoid That Killer RMD Penalty

I want to interview certified financial planners for an article about ways that individuals aged 70 and a half or older can keep from having to pay the penalty for not making required minimum withdrawals from retirement accounts. I’ll ask about how common this problem is, prospects for changes in the rules and other aspects in addition to discussing specific things people can do if they neglect to take scheduled withdrawals. This is for the article section of CNBC.