C Fund

  • TSP shows marginal growth in November returns

    Although November growth was small for Thrift Savings Plan’s stock and Lifecycle funds, there was at least one standout.

  • What’s your million-dollar-TSP ETA?

    The first TSP millionaires were all alike and today, they still have a lot in common. The vast majority have been investing the maximum for 29-plus years.

  • Your TSP account: Life raft or punching bag?

    Thanks to the ups and downs in the global markets, some of the 37,612 feds who were Thrift Savings Plan millionaires at the end of June may be back to six-figure balances.

  • Is it time to time your TSP moves?

    Almost everybody knows the buy-low-sell-high “rule” of investing. But many people don’t follow it.

  • Is your TSP escalator going down?

    Despite a decade of mostly good-to-excellent returns in the stock-indexed C, S and I funds, most of the money feds have invested in their in-house 401(k) plan is in the fund which typically had the lowest returns.

  • May proves dismal for TSP performance

    After one of the worst days of 2019 for the stock market, nearly every fund in the Thrift Savings Plan took a tumble in May.

  • FRTIB is looking for Thrift Savings Plan fund managers

    The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issued an RFP for two fund managers for its C, F, I and S funds for the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • TSP investors: Is it ‘time’ to time the market?

    Between March 2018 and March 2019 the self-made millionaires club of the Thrift Savings Plan added 9,540 new members.

  • TSP investors playing it safe, or missing big gains?

    Despite the red hot stock market and longest-ever bull market in history, federal workers have just over 40% of their money in treasury securities.

  • Most TSP funds show even smaller, but still positive, returns in March

    TSP performance in March mostly echoed that of the previous month. The F fund performed better, and the S fund continued to plunge from its January peak, but the other TSP funds managed to stay in the black despite yielding still smaller returns.