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    Sticky: Re: Scout333s TSP Spreadsheets for 2020

    I agree rangerray. Thanks to Tom and scout for the work. But, what do I know? I've been pretty much a buy and holder for over 22 years.:worried:

    PO
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Happy July everyone.

    Good luck to Tom with the autotracker. For anyone freaking out about not getting the updates it is real close to yesterday but up a fraction. Todays prices are posted at...
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    Re: ALFAMAN'S retirement story

    Congrats Alfaman. Good to get started on this early. I also saved all my eopf stuff over time and also emailed it home so I have it. Mainly did it that way as my agency didnít allow use of personal...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Thanks Rod, I think I did take the ride. It was supposed to be a quick in and out experiment and I shoulda got out last Friday or Monday. Got greedy. It went down much quicker than I imagined. No...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Well, shoot. The old question. Stick it out or capitulate? Still positive for June but back negative for the year. Not on autotracker but based on my own withdrawals. Payback for transferring to...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    I finally got a foot or two feet in the market on 5/29/20 after sitting in G since 2/19. 20% S fund. Timing seems to be good so far. Last 10 days got me back all monies taken out for my monthly...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Retirement Story

    I will, Lord willing, crick don't rise and I don't drool on the keyboard and short out something. That's two years from now.
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    Re: Monthly return rate

    No change for June according to TSP.Gov site. We have to wait to test the theory of 0% or less.
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    Re: PessOptimist's Retirement Story

    I posted this in my account talk but it also belongs here. Snipped some stuff out.

    Recap is I spent all the AL payout and last two paychecks on expenses. We managed to make it last until about...
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    Re: nasa1974's Account Talk

    Happy Birthday
  11. Re: Contact Tracing Is Coming to the U.S. to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus. What

    I am all for contact tracing. Put down the torches, tar, feathers, rail and lynching materials.

    If you are positive for COVID-19 whether you have symptoms or not, someone should interview you as...
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    Re: DreamboatAnnie's Account Talk

    Any particular reason for using 13EMA and 20SMA?

    PO
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Not sure I was a true buy and holder over the years. Mostly. I read TSPTalk posts most every day. Scared of decreasing the TSP balance at all. When I turn 70 in two years planning on stopping the TSP...
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    Re: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    James, I am not sure where you got the point "those over 65 are going to die soon anyway".

    C'mon everyone. Yes us old farts should die soon and decrease the surplus population. The taxes we no...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Thanks rangerray. Thatís pretty much what I did while employed. A few exceptions where I bailed but the only negative years I find are 2002, 2014 and 2015. Some years are quite dismal. I have been...
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    Retired and withdrawing from TSP. Recent G fund rate has me rethinking things. I've actually been rethinking things for months but haven't acted. I need about 5% to offset the withdrawals. Yeah if I...
  17. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Re: Bitcoin

    Plus I am curious about the sex tapes from the last 124 days and my "strange preferences".
  18. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Re: Bitcoin

    Thanks Tom. Depends on how bored I get now that things are starting to open up. It is intriguing and could be fun.

    PO
  19. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Re: Bitcoin

    OK. Not being serious but I have received several "sexploitation" emails demanding various amount be sent always in bit coin. They include an address to send the bitcoin to but no instructions about...
  20. Thread: The Patio

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    Re: The Patio

    Thanks for your concerns DBA. (should that be dBA, I am a techy person) How is everything on the Little Ship of Dreams?

    Before I go any further, lest some concerned person become concerned, I do...
  21. Thread: The Patio

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    Re: The Patio

    Sitting on the patio. About 106į now. A balmy AZ day. Big doings here today. Bug sprayer came by for semi annual eradication. Neighborhood Association contractor came by to mask the wall in prep for...
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    Re: Buying a New Truck

    Trucks? Truck stories? Oh boy.

    First truck I could drive on the road was a 77 F-150 4x4 with a 400ci 2bbl. Cute little short bed. When I went to look at it the first thing I did was pop the hood...
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    Re: Monthly return rate

    2 jobs-so the're paying you both salaries:D? Been there done that. Retirement is good.

    Don't want to step on one of you other duties but will continue to post the rate if I see you didn't a few...
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    Re: Monthly return rate

    Loan interest rate for new loans is 0.875%, which is the current G Fund interest rate.

    Down another .375%.
  25. Thread: The Patio

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    Re: The Patio

    Thought about posting this in 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) thread. Then thought why bother to add to the rumors and unsubstantiated theories. Like Gin and Tonic being a cure maybe if taken with...
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