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TSP Report

TSP Planning Report – January 2019

Facts: Unemployment increased 0.2%, up to 3.9%. 3rd Quarter GDP came in at 3.4%, according to the 3rd estimate. PMI, posted another month of expansion, with the index reading 54.1%. The S&P 500 (C Fund) got hammered and lost 9.03% (in just 1 month!) Assessment: Unemployment did increase, but this is the first increase in 4 months, and

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financial advice for federal employees
TSP

Webinar: COORDINATING YOUR TSP WITH YOUR OTHER INVESTMENTS

What should you do with your investments outside of your TSP? Should you invest them the same way as you do the TSP? Should one account be more aggressive or conservative than the other? Should you just consolidate them? How do you make these decisions? Join me in my upcoming webinar – COORDINATING YOUR TSP WITH

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government shutdown and what to do
Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown & Income Diversification

Well, the government has shutdown.  Many of us are now in non-pay status, which can impact our accrual of leave hours, our future Social Security benefits, and – if the shutdown lasts REALLY long – can affect our Federal Pensions. But the loss or reduction of future benefits is likely overshadowed by the immediate loss

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financial advice for federal employees
TSP Report

TSP Report December

Facts: Unemployment remained at 3.7%. 3rd Quarter GDP came in at 3.4%, according to the 2nd estimate. PMI, again, posted another solid month of expansion, with the index reading 59.3%. The S&P 500 (C Fund) rebounded and yielded 2.04% Assessment: Unemployment has held strong, holding on to its lowest levels since 1969. 3.4% quarterly GDP is (relatively speaking)

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Not timing the Market, but time in the Market.

I know the market has been a scary place these past couple of months.  Is now the time to get out? Or get in?  How should you deal with this market volatility? I have a short explainer video that goes thru the thinking and math regarding this decision.  https://youtu.be/OgixvCTcOlo If you would like to work

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