The G fund inside of the Thrift Savings Plan is known as the “super safe” selection of the TSP funds because it never loses money. But how does it perform over the course of an entire career?
The I fund has provided the best returns for TSP investors so far in 2015. It was also the best performing fund in April. In what some might see as a warning sign of a market peak, TSP investors transferred about $1.9 billion out of the G fund in March.
Have you left unclaimed money in the Thrift Savings Plan? $88 million is sitting in these unclaimed accounts. Here is how this occurs and how to claim the money you may have invested some time ago.
The author says that many federal employees have fixated on the age 59.5 with respect to supplementing income from the TSP without penalty. However, he says there are other options for accessing your money if you retire before this age.
With all the talk about the TSP possibly opening up a mutual fund window and expanding withdrawal options, you may have forgotten that the TSP also offers a Roth option. The author describes the basics of how the Roth option works to help you decide if it is right for your situation.