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July 07
Away from I fund
by  United States managingts | 0 Comments

So, 30% of my TSP funds is in the I-fund since a week ago. As everyone knows, I fund is tanking really bad. I was wondering if it's a good idea to go to G fund now and take the losses or just go with the tide. Just an FYI, I still have 28 years to go before I retire.

Some told me to just go with the tide knowing that I have a ton of years left.

Some say to go to G fund and rest there and when the market tries to pick up, then, go back to where I was before (i.e. I, C, S funds). That way I'm not losing a quite a bit of money.

I'll take any advice. Thanks.




July 06
Pvt. Snaffu's Voo-Doo Projections for week of Jul 6
by  United States - Georgia snaffu | 7 Comments

Below are links to Sharpcharts for all my references..

I fine tuned the STO Only charts to fall more in line with my personnal charts...
C Fund - STO Only,.. S Fund - STO Only,... I Fund - STO Only


Since Greece voted no, Asia and Euro markets are down by several points.. Overnight Pre-market was at one point more than 200 points down on the DOW.. Dont have much more than last week other than I have no plans to exit G fund now..




July 05
Greeks reject demands for more austerity in key referendum
by  United States - Georgia snaffu | 1 Comment

Greeks reject demands for more austerity in key referendum

By Menelaos Hadjicostis and Derek Gatopoulos | AP July 5 at 4:52 PM

ATHENS, Greece — Voters in Greece resoundingly rejected creditors’ demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans Sunday, backing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who insisted the vote would give him a stronger hand to reach a better deal.




July 05
Obama Allows Some Feds to Tap Retirement Money Early Without
by  United States - Georgia snaffu | 2 Comments

Obama Allows Some Feds to Tap Retirement Money Early Without Penalty

Beginning in 2016, federal law enforcement officers will be able to access money in their Thrift Savings Plan accounts without penalty when they are eligible to retire.

President Obama on Monday signed the Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act into law, which reforms the tax code so that federal law enforcement officers and firefighters, who are eligible to retire earlier than many other federal employees, aren’t subject to the 10 percent tax penalty on TSP retirement funds and other 401(k)-type plans tapped before the age of 59 and a half. Border protection and customs officers and air traffic controllers would also be exempt from the tax penalty under the new law, which applies to distributions made after Dec. 31, 2015. (See link for rest of story...)

http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2015/07/obama-allows-some-feds-tap-retirement-money-early-without-penalty/116854/




July 03
Greece high court rules referendum is constitutional.
by  Israel CSI | 5 Comments

The Greece Council of State (high court) ruled today that the referendum is constitutional, or to be more accurate, it is not unconstitutional.

The EU is in favor of the referendum so there shouldn't be any future drama over the validity of the vote.

http://meredith.worldnow.com/story/29467894/the-latest-high-court-hears-case-against-referendum

Referenced at 7:15 p.m. Greece local time.




July 02
Are the
by  United States crondanet5 | 6 Comments

percentile rates of return for 1 July correct? The share prices are, but the bottom chart indicated a .30 something percent increase as opposed to the displayed .84 percent. Does this make a difference in the Fantasy Game standings?




June 30
HOLIDAY CLOSING (July 3rd)
by  United States - Georgia snaffu | 2 Comments

HOLIDAY CLOSING
Some financial markets will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Thrift Savings Plan will also be closed. Transactions that would have been processed Friday night (July 3rd) will be processed Monday night (July 6th), at Monday's closing share prices.

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