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TSP Planning Report December 2021

December 2021 TSP Planning Report:   Facts: This month’s unemployment rate decreased from 4.6% to 4.2%.  Unemployment was at 6.3% in January 2021. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 61.1, compared to last month’s 60.8. The S&P 500 (C Fund) decreased .69%

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Accessing your TSP at age 55

Q&A – Accessing your TSP at age 55

Q&A – Accessing your TSP at age 55 Question Stephen, I was in one of your classes earlier this year and have a question if that is OK. I am retiring the end of December just over MRA at 57. I have 33 years of service. I plan to take the Social Security Supplement. It

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Should I use my TSP to start a business?

Q&A – Should I use my TSP to start a business? (This article originally appeared as Ask Bob: Do I Qualify For a TSP Hardship Withdrawal – here) Question My wife and I started a business, but due to COVID, materials, construction prices dramatically increased and permitting delays we have not been able to open

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TSP Planning Report for 2021

November TSP Planning Report 2021

November 2021 TSP Planning Report: Facts: This month’s unemployment rate decreased from 4.8% to 4.6%.  Unemployment was at 6.3% in January 2021. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 61.1, compared to last month’s 60.8. The S&P 500 (C Fund) increased 7% in

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TSP Planning Report – October 2021

October 2021 TSP Planning Report: Facts: This month’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.2% to 4.8%. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 59.9, compared to last month’s 59.5. The S&P 500 (C Fund) decreased 4.65% in September, compared to an increase 3.03% in

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TSP Planning Report – September 2021

TSP Planning Report – September 2021 Facts: This month’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.4% to 5.2%. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 59.9, compared to last month’s 59.5. The S&P 500 (C Fund) increased 3.03% in August, compared to

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TSP report for July

TSP Planning Report – July 2021

TSP Planning Report – July 2021 Facts: This month’s unemployment rate increased from 5.8% to 5.9%. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 60.6, compared to last month’s 61.2. The S&P 500 (C Fund) increased 2.33% in June, compared to

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TSP Planning Report – June 2021

TSP Planning Report – June 2021 June 2021 TSP Planning Report: Facts: This month’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.8% from last month’s 6.1%. PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) continued to expand (any reading above a score of 50 means expansion). This month’s reading came in at 61.2, compared to last month’s 60.7. The S&P 500 (C Fund) increased 0.69%

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Coordinating your TSP with your other investments

New Webinar – Coordinating your TSP with your other investments

New Webinar – Coordinating your TSP with your other investments The TSP is just one piece of the puzzle. If you have other investment accounts, you can coordinate them with your TSP so that you can position the correct assets in the correct account. This will help you pay less in taxes and be strategic

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