Stocks down, bonds up for December. F fund has best return for TSP investors
Large numbers of feds are eligible to retire. DHS is no exception
A diversified portfolio of small and larger company stock (as well as bonds) will provide investors with a diversified portfolio that may provide more potential for financial security than investing in just one fund.
The TSP’s C fund has been good to investors for two months in a row with a postive return of about 5.7% in November.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board says that problems with the new system prevent it from implementing a new record keeping system
TSP investors are changing how they invest their retirement funds in this bear market. Many are also changing their retirement plans.
The C Fund is down about 18% for the past twelve months but turned positive for August 2002.
Investors usually flee stock funds at the end of stock market declines, just in time to lose out on the next round of gains.
Should you invest in stocks? Yes, but be careful. The C Fund is a good long term investment and you may have short term interests.