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  1. Re: Mandatory withdrawal election under the old rules?

    Yeah, I'm not refering to the tax law. I'm talking about the changes to the withdrawl options for TSP that went into effect on Sep 15. Articles like this one...
  2. Mandatory withdrawal election under the old rules?

    Articles on the new TSP rules keep mentioning that we no longer have to make a full withdrawal election once we turn 70½ and are no longer working. What are they talking about? I never heard that...
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    Re: Whipsaw's Account Talk

    I do feel your pain, Whipsaw. I still remember that day for me several years ago. I was hurrying back from the bathroom to call in an IFT only to be met by my boss and immediately escorted to take...
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    Re: Whipsaw's Account Talk

    That's what voicemail is for. :D
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for August:


    Rate:

    3.7%



    12 MMA:
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    Re: FireWeatherMet Account Talk

    Well as for me, the 2 IFT (1 round trip) limit has drastically affected how much and when I make an IFT. There are many months I don't make any moves at all. I haven't made one yet this year. If I...
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    Looks like the F Fund is the winner for August. That being the case all our methods should be in the F Fund in September.

    LMBF-1 SIM is already there. The other methods will need an IFT to the...
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    Re: tsptalk's Market Talk

    So -- right after the election then. :eek:
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for July:



    Rate:
    3.7%


    12 MMA:
    3.76%
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    Re: coolhand's Account Talk

    You're right. That is why the limits were imposed on us in 2008. They can't have us making money now, can they?
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    The C Fund is the winner again this month. That means no IFTs this month as everything stays where it's at for August.
  12. Re: CHANGE COMING: Catch-Up Contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan

    Yeah, I saw that today. All I can say is it's about time. There is no need to make it so complex. All you need is a different max starting in the year you will be 50. That's the way it worked...
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    Re: BamaAF's Account Talk

    Yeah, hard come -- easy go. :(
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    Re: PessOptimist's Account Talk

    I wouldn't expect the rates to go below where they were after the last economic downturn. The lowest year since then was 2012 when the G Fund earned 1.47%. The monthly return for September of that...
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for June:



    Rate:
    3.7%


    12 MMA:
    3.78%
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    Re: nasa1974's Account Talk

    It's a good thing we have other options. I had problems with my last few IFT's. I could log in the web page just fine and make my IFT request, but when I pressed the final submit button it would...
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    Looks like the C Fund is the winner for June so the following IFTs will take place before noon Friday, 28-Jun-19:


    LMBF-1 Changes from the F Fund to the C Fund
    LMBF-1 SIM Remains in the F Fund...
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for May:


    Rate:
    3.6%


    12 MMA:
    3.80%
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    The F Fund is the winner for May so all the methods are in the F Fund for June.
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for April:


    Rate:

    3.6%



    12 MMA:
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    Here is the monthly return as of 4/29/19:



    Date
    G FUND
    F FUND
    C FUND
    S FUND
    I FUND
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    Re: Long Term Care Insurance

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that way.

    The way I see it, it's about the quality of life not the quantity. I don't want to stick around living in missery with someone else taking care...
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    Re: Cactus' Account Talk

    L Funs to increase stock holdings:

    https://www.fedsmith.com/2019/04/18/l-funds-see-bump-stock-holdings/
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for March:



    Rate:
    3.8%


    12 MMA:
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    Looks like the F Fund is the winner for March. That being the case the following IFTs take place before noon eastern tomorrow, 29-Mar-19:


    LMBF-1 Changes from the S Fund to the F Fund
    LMBF-1...
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