Allocation Strategy

TSP Charts: Rant Time

So why does the market not care about crashing profits? Because profits and the economy have not driven this bull market. Just the opposite. Bad news often sends the markets surging. Why?

The Best TSP Allocation in 2018

I am not impressed with the advice I have found on the internet for investing in TSP funds.  I really don’t think it is that difficult to do the basic analysis, but I just do not see it anywhere.  Sure, I see the market technicians and I often see options for long term investors like the aggressive allocation, the moderate allocation and the safe allocation. If you see this, run don’t walk.  

Lifecycle Funds

The Lifecycle funds of TSP and Vanguard provide a good baseline for investors on how to allocate their accounts based on their age or years to retirement. We just finished updating our look at the current allocations of TSP and Vanguard Lifecycle funds.

Dollar Cost Averaging

Dollar Cost Averaging is not investment strategy but it could still be useful to re-enter the market after a bear market if your investment strategy moved you to the sidelines in time.

What Happened?

“What happened” is the question I was asking all day on Wednesday.  The market was having a broad-based risk-on rally which appeared to be defying the current tightening monetary policy narrative.  While the buy-the-dip crowd was out in force there… Read More ›