TSP Safety Net

Managing your TSP and alternate investment options after retirement or separation from service.

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SVANAT
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TSP Safety Net

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Has anyone used the TSP Safety Net program and, if so, did they find it beneficial and worth the fee?

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I've never heard of it. Care to enlighten us?
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Retirement planning shouldn't overlook credible investing analysis/info. May I suggest an alternative service which uses professional investment researcher plus 3rd-party verified trades and performance? TSP Radar http://goo.gl/hnf5XS. I am the owner/marketer. Thank you.

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ray.etf wrote:Retirement planning shouldn't overlook credible investing analysis/info. May I suggest an alternative service which uses professional investment researcher plus 3rd-party verified trades and performance? TSP Radar http://goo.gl/hnf5XS. I am the owner/marketer. Thank you.


Good luck getting anyone to buy into this. Heck, your dynamic "strategy" is getting crushed by buy & hold C? LOL.

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SVANAT wrote:Has anyone used the TSP Safety Net program and, if so, did they find it beneficial and worth the fee?


I doubt anyone who understood what they do would think it was worth the fee. This is from fedsmith.com.

"TSP Safety Net

TSP Safety Net allocates your investments based on a trend analysis, comparing the performance of the individual TSP funds with a 40 week moving average of the market indices that the TSP funds follow (e.g., the S&P 500 for the C fund, etc.). If a fund begins to trend above the average, it would be considered a signal to move into that fund, or to remain in that fund if you were already invested in it. If a fund begins to trend below the average, it would be considered a signal to move out of that fund, or to stay out of it if you weren’t already invested in it. They also use a “relative strength” analysis.

Participants in TSP Safety Net complete a short risk analysis questionnaire and are placed in one of five risk categories from “very conservative” to “maximum growth”. They receive a weekly commentary on market performance and federal retirement and benefits. Reallocation alerts are sent out as necessary when trends change.

A yearlong subscription to TSP Safety Net costs $149.99, but they are offering an annual rate of $89.99 through December 31, 2014. You can find out more about TSP Safety Net at http://tspsafetynet.com/"

Trend Analysis is fairly easy and free to do on your own.
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ArrieS wrote:
SVANAT wrote:Has anyone used the TSP Safety Net program and, if so, did they find it beneficial and worth the fee?


I doubt anyone who understood what they do would think it was worth the fee. This is from fedsmith.com.

"TSP Safety Net

TSP Safety Net allocates your investments based on a trend analysis, comparing the performance of the individual TSP funds with a 40 week moving average of the market indices that the TSP funds follow (e.g., the S&P 500 for the C fund, etc.). If a fund begins to trend above the average, it would be considered a signal to move into that fund, or to remain in that fund if you were already invested in it. If a fund begins to trend below the average, it would be considered a signal to move out of that fund, or to stay out of it if you weren’t already invested in it. They also use a “relative strength” analysis.

Participants in TSP Safety Net complete a short risk analysis questionnaire and are placed in one of five risk categories from “very conservative” to “maximum growth”. They receive a weekly commentary on market performance and federal retirement and benefits. Reallocation alerts are sent out as necessary when trends change.

A yearlong subscription to TSP Safety Net costs $149.99, but they are offering an annual rate of $89.99 through December 31, 2014. You can find out more about TSP Safety Net at http://tspsafetynet.com/"

Trend Analysis is fairly easy and free to do on your own.


Do they just alert you and you make the allocation request or do they move it for you?
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Kato wrote:
Do they just alert you and you make the allocation request or do they move it for you?


Would you really give someone access to your TSP account? :shock:
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MLKMAN wrote:
Kato wrote:
Do they just alert you and you make the allocation request or do they move it for you?


Would you really give someone access to your TSP account? :shock:


I didn't think about that but guess they would have to have access to do it wouldn't they?

No, I wouldn't to answer your question. :oops:
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Kato wrote:
MLKMAN wrote:
Kato wrote:
Do they just alert you and you make the allocation request or do they move it for you?


Would you really give someone access to your TSP account? :shock:


I didn't think about that but guess they would have to have access to do it wouldn't they?

No, I wouldn't to answer your question. :oops:

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