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FILE - In this March 4, 2021, a bird flies near the U.S. Capitol dome at sunrise in Washington. The Republican fundraising committee dedicated to flipping the House in the 2022 midterm elections says it raised more than $105 million this year through September 2021. The record haul marks a 74% increase over last cycle and includes $25.8 million raised in the third quarter of the year. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Checking in on the year-end checklist, and it’s not pretty

No, there hasn’t been much progress on several pressing issues, including a need to secure full-year agency funding and avert (another) government shutdown,…

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FILE - A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, in this Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, file photo. Pfizer asked the U.S. government Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, to allow use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11 -- and if regulators agree, shots could begin within a matter of weeks. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Vaccine mandate: Soft picture with hard edges

Yes, the details of the federal employee vaccine mandate are foggy, but maybe they have to be,

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Most TSP balances shrink in Q3: Smaller millionaires club

While the number of federal-military personnel participating in the federal 401k plan  increased slightly between June and September, most account balances…

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Stocks create more TSP millionaires: Time to play it safe(r)?

If your retirement nest egg is invested in the stock market you probably know that after a very long winning streak September was not too nice.

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THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN TICKER

Oct 22, 2021 Close Change YTD*
L Income 23.3081 0.0037 3.52%
L 2025 12.1098 0.0019 6.40%
L 2030 42.9703 0.0069 7.92%
L 2035 12.9308 0.0022 8.58%
L 2040 49.0313 0.0079 9.26%
L 2045 13.4555 0.0021 9.83%
L 2050 29.5300 0.004 10.41%
L 2055 14.6035 -0.0003 12.65%
L 2060 14.6034 -0.0003 12.65%
L 2065 14.6032 -0.0003 12.65%
G Fund 16.6874 0.0007 0.99%
F Fund 20.7875 0.0413 -1.40%
C Fund 68.4187 -0.0729 15.90%
S Fund 87.3559 -0.4887 11.66%
I Fund 39.3995 0.1497 8.56%
Closing price updated at approx 6pm ET each business day. More at tsp.gov
* YTD data is updated on the last day of the month.