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  1. Re: All federal employees will be subject to Trumpís payroll tax deferral

    I'll bet my money on: It will be forgiven when the Social Security tax is taken out again. It will not have to be repaid.

    Politicians have been 'investing' your Social Security 'assets' in trash...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    I don't think I'm going to look at the dollar amount lost tonight - the percentages are ugly enough:cheesy:
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    Re: Boghies Account Talk

    Bulls make money, bears make money and pigs get slaughtered.

    I figured out how to normalize my returns - the market will do so. The market does as the market wills.

    The only way to have missed...
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    Re: Boghies Account Talk

    The 'market' has been a powerful wealth earning machine...

    Without any IFTs my allocation is as follows:


    G: 12%
    F: 12%
    C: 34%
    S: 30%
    I: 12%
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    Re: Monthly return rate

    Gonna hurry up and get my IFT to G now!!!

    I know of way too many people camping the G Fund. They were hot and bothered - with no allocation - in the C and S Funds till late February. They loved...
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    Re: Post Your "12-Month Personal Rate of Return"

    Your Personal Investment Performance (PIP) for the past 12 months ending 08/31/2020 is 17.29%.
    (Your PIP is posted by the 3rd business day of each month.)

    Thinking about the Lilly Pad right...
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    Re: My retirement journey

    I used his GPS Allocation tool as a basis for my three standard allocations - Normal, Conservative, and Risky. I recently (late 2017) became a client of his company after working with them on a free...
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    Re: Advice please home/tsp in retirement

    It's not really a gamble. Dave123 apparently can invest the proceeds from the sale of his prior house - which exceeds the cost of his new house - without much concern for retirement spending needs. ...
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    Re: Share Your TSP Balance and Your Age Thread

    Based on my previous entries I'm right on target:

    Age: 56
    Balance: $607K (as of 2019/12/29)
    Investing: Alternate between three allocations (Conservative, Normal, Aggressive)
    Expected Balance at...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    If it frowns, I will run...
    If it smirks, I will watch it Monday...
    If it smiles, I will enjoy a nice weekend...

    Late Moves, Smart Moves

    EDIT: I think it will smirk. We have recovered from...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    I'll give him a watch.

    I'm not being picky about terms or whatever. I just think that Mr. Market has already corrected. It was waiting for a dumb excuse to wash the speculators out of the...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Rod, wasn't what we went through actually a consolidation?

    Personally, I think the market was overheated before The Black Death of 2020, but who knows. What I do know is that this market has...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Man, don't get greedy here - that would be some ugly math:D

    I kinda think this proves the actual benefit of a Buy-N-Hold strategy though - doesn't it. Had I just camped in your 60/40 allocation I...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Amazing. If you are ever in Raleigh, NC I will buy you a meal, a beer or seven, and pick your brain. Frixxxx knows I'm good for it:laugh:

    That additional point over either C or S is the benefit...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Gotta watch the Maths Rod...

    You are likely including your contributions.
    And, as Einstein stated: 'Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world.' Your growth spurs greater growth.
    The...
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    Re: Pivot Point Trading Videos

    There will be no vaccine.

    The 'Black Death of 2020' is a COLD virus with serious flu symptoms. They have yet to create a vaccine for a cold virus. SARS and the Swine Flu were strains of the same...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Truth,

    But the G Fund is always about 0.25% over the Fed Fund rate - which is influenced by inflation.

    We have no viable inflation and the Fed Fund Rate is dirt... The relative earnings of the...
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    Re: Post Your "12-Month Personal Rate of Return"

    Your Personal Investment Performance (PIP) for the past 12 months ending 05/31/2020 is 9.16%.

    And, I thought the world ended.
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    Man, the G Fund is 'earning' 0.75%.

    I've still got 13.5% of my assets in that pig. I guess I'll wait for the next 'End of the World' and get most of it back into the market...
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    Re: Rod's Account Talk

    I think the reports of 'The Black Death' were slightly exaggerated...

    It did make for a great trading opportunity though. I missed a chunk of it by dismissing it's effect on the market, but when...
  21. Thread: Help II

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    Re: Help II

    Gotta be in to win...

    With 5 - 7 years till retirement I personally would not be an 'All In/All Out' swing trader. You should be safer than that. You should also never (well, rarely) be all out...
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    Re: Boghies Account Talk

    Dang you TSPTalk...

    You really have to have the 'TSP AutoTracker' tool. Now, I can't live in ignorant bliss. I am STILL -1.33% for the year. What am I to do!!!

    I guess the choices are:

    ...
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    Re: Advice please home/tsp in retirement

    I am a recent Edelman client.

    I got involved with them a little prior to selling a house for a nice profit, moving cross country, and starting life anew... Personally, the advice I received on...
  24. Re: Is Team Trump Shorting Then Buying The Market?

    FMW,

    All you had to do to make serious bank over the past three years was camp the C (or C and S) funds.
    Camping the C Fund since 2017/02/01 would have net you +42% - or about +14% per year.
    ...
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    Re: Boghies Account Talk

    Good Lord, I am sorry about the horridly late response.

    Sometimes I just don't want to look at my account. I don't want to be tempted to muck around with a well thought out allocation because...
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