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    What's going on with the "What's Going On" section?

    All the member's names are spread out all over the place and off page...


    Just letting you know..
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    "What's Going On?" sounds like a good category for this question.

    I see at least two members on the tracker dialing4dollars and dannyboy who are at 3 IFTs for this month. Neither appears to be new to the tracker this year, and neither has any of their money in the G fund. How is that possible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster View Post
    What's going on with the "What's Going On" section?

    All the member's names are spread out all over the place and off page...


    Just letting you know..
    I've noticed the same thing the last day or two. But it always happens on my work computer so I have learned to ignore it. Tom will have a real answer later. I'm on for comedy relief.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sensei View Post
    "What's Going On?" sounds like a good category for this question.

    I see at least two members on the tracker dialing4dollars and dannyboy who are at 3 IFTs for this month. Neither appears to be new to the tracker this year, and neither has any of their money in the G fund. How is that possible?
    They may have performed a <1% move to balance their funds.
    May the force be with us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nasa1974 View Post
    They may have performed a <1% move to balance their funds.
    My guess is it has something to do with subscribing to a premium. When I click on them, the last IFT date listed is 1/3, and doesn't match their current allocation. I guess people who signed up for a premium for the new year ended up with an extra IFT. No big deal. I was just curious - and hoping I could eek out a 3rd IFT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sensei View Post
    My guess is it has something to do with subscribing to a premium. When I click on them, the last IFT date listed is 1/3, and doesn't match their current allocation. I guess people who signed up for a premium for the new year ended up with an extra IFT. No big deal. I was just curious - and hoping I could eek out a 3rd IFT!
    The Tracker doesn't limit IFT's. It is an honor system. If I'm wrong Tom will correct me. If you make an IFT in the Tracker you have made an IFT in your real account. When I was proving the <1% system I had quite a few IFT's in one month on the Tracker and I was making the same move in my real TSP account.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster View Post
    What's going on with the "What's Going On" section?

    All the member's names are spread out all over the place and off page...


    Just letting you know..
    Just what IS Going on in the "What's Going On" thread asking about What's going on in the Whats Going On section?

    Well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nasa1974 View Post
    The Tracker doesn't limit IFT's. It is an honor system. If I'm wrong Tom will correct me. If you make an IFT in the Tracker you have made an IFT in your real account. When I was proving the <1% system I had quite a few IFT's in one month on the Tracker and I was making the same move in my real TSP account.

    I think there were a couple 60+ IFT users in 2011. I made a list and was trying to post it when the stupid connection or whatever went PPFFFTttttt and all my
    effort disappeared to the Cyber-Ether. I said "F" it I am not doing that again. But I think about 10 users had over 40 IFTs and FAB was like #9- got in the Top Ten on something anyway.

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    Two things I notice on the tracker lately:
    YTD Returns: If more than one member has the same YTD return, they are listed in alphabetical order.
    Previous Year Return shown in next to last cell on row

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sensei View Post
    "What's Going On?" sounds like a good category for this question.

    I see at least two members on the tracker dialing4dollars and dannyboy who are at 3 IFTs for this month. Neither appears to be new to the tracker this year, and neither has any of their money in the G fund. How is that possible?
    In the case of dannyboy, he input the wrong partial allocation (F instead of G or vice versa) but didn't notice for a few days and by then it was too late for me to change so I told him to just enter the good allocation. It only affected his return by like 0.11%.

    I'm not sure what happened to dialing4dollars. I know some folks woke up after the holiday and said there allocation was not up to date and corrected it which added the extra IFT.

    So most are people making corrections to an allocation that was not up to date for the new year, but they didn't notice until after the holidays.

    These accounts just won't be eligible for a prize in January, or any month where they go over, and of course any pattern of IFT limits being broken will get someone delisted.

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    Default Re: Whats Going On?

    You can rebalance less than one percent in your TSP account many times. So it isnt necessarily cheating the system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmoDx View Post
    You can rebalance less than one percent in your TSP account many times. So it isnt necessarily cheating the system.

    Neither is moving a small percentage back to G fund over a period of a week or two. That's not what Tom was referring to.
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