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    Re: Cactus' Account Talk

    New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March
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    Re: James48843 Account Talk

    Well, I've never done well trying to time entries into the F Fund and my best results come from following the trend. For me that means I'm still sticking with Equities. I've been looking for an...
  3. Re: Record number of 401(k) and IRA millionaires

    Well, comparing that to the latest figures of TSP millionaires: https://www.tsptalk.com/mb/tsp-talk-news-etc-/33759-there-over-49-000-tsp-millionaires.html

    gives us 49,620 millionaires out of...
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    Re: How Long Will You Live?

    I like the ones that say I need to save enough for 20 - 25 years of retirement.
    That way if I don't retire until later in life I get to live longer. \s :nuts:
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    Re: Unemployment Rate over 12 Month MA Strategy

    Here is the unemployment rate for January:


    Rate:
    3.6%


    12 MMA:
    3.63%
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    Re: Whipsaw's Account Talk

    Well, I timed the login today and it took 2 hours and 37 minutes to get my one-time TSP login verification code. Needless to say that was not within the required 10 minute login window.
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    Re: Whipsaw's Account Talk

    Well, not burned exactly since I was not going to make an IFT, but I have been unable to login from work because it takes to long for the email to get to me.


    At least we can still call in an IFT...
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    Re: Game of Thrones: Summer is Coming

    If memory serves me correctly, ha ha, Boghie uses Quicken with a 180 day average on our Funds. You can look at older posts in this thread where he talks about it.
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    Re: Cactus' Account Talk

    FRTIB Awards TSP Annuity Contract to MetLife.https://www.fedsmith.com/2020/01/31/frtib-awards-tsp-annuity-contract/
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    Re: James48843 Account Talk

    4 Bad Omens, Hmmmmmm. That means the market is going to climb the wall of worry and go up, right? :1244:
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    Re: Alternate LMBF methods

    Here is the monthly return as of 1/30/2020:DateG FundF FundC FundS FundI Fund30-Jan-20200.16%1.76%1.75%1.14%(1.83%)The F Fund is the winner for December so the following IFTs take place before noon...
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    Re: James48843 Account Talk

    In the people who got the flu shot? In others? Does the shot make you contagious to others? :worried:
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    Re: Millionaires in the TSP

    And the number of TSP Millionaires for 2019 is 49,620.

    https://www.fedsmith.com/2020/01/13/surging-number-federal-employee-millionaires/
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    Re: jarc02's Account Talk

    It was worse when I hired on. We had to wait 6 months before we could contribute to TSP. I didn't know about FERS either. I don't know if it was up yet. All I knew was that CSRS was gone and we...
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    Re: Cactus' Account Talk

    FRTIB Proposes Simplifying TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process
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    Re: Cactus' Account Talk

    Potential Drawbacks to the TSP

    Nothing in the article bothered me but your mileage may vary.
    Things to consider when you separate anyways.
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    Re: Latest News from Space.com

    OK, back to science. :cool: I found these articles interesting:

    Astrophysicists find massive black holes wandering around dwarf galaxies...
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    Re: Latest News from Space.com

    That reminds me of the theory that "Foo Fighters" from WWII are time-traveling drones sent by future historians to get authentic film footage from that era of history.

    I would more likely expect...
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    Re: 2020 TSP Contribution Limits Adjustments

    Well, your regular contributions add up to $750/pp which would max you out in 26 pps. The only problem I see is that you say you will be 1 pp short so you won't max out your regular contributions. ...
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    Re: Social Security,now or later?

    James, be aware that SS does use inflation adjusted values for your earlier salaries so calculating this yourself is not so easy.

    In my mom's case she had a lot of partial employment early on...
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    Re: Social Security,now or later?

    It really does come down to personal choice. I tried to talk my mom into waiting but she wouldn't. She took SS at 62 and continued to work part time making sure not to go over the annual earning...
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    Re: There are over 49,000 TSP Millionaires!!

    Yeah, then the media will use that to claim that federal employees make too much money and need to be cut back. :mad:
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    Re: There are over 49,000 TSP Millionaires!!

    This morning the poll is up to 52 YES and 569 NO.

    That's still around 8% Millionaires.
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    Re: There are over 49,000 TSP Millionaires!!

    There is a poll on FedSmith today asking if you have over $1 million in your TSP account.

    So far 28 have answered yes and 311 have answered no.
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    Re: There are over 49,000 TSP Millionaires!!

    The FedSmith article also has data on lesser TSP amounts that we can compare ourselves to. I don't expect that there are too many of the 49,000 millionaires here on TSPTalk. I'd be happy with half...
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