Introduction to the TSP Allocation Guide. Start here if this is your first visit to the site for an explanation of what this is all about.
Business Cycle Theory of TSP Investing. An explanation of the business cycle, which investments do well during each phase, and how we take advantage of this knowledge in our TSP allocation strategy.
How to Determine the Current Phase of the Business Cycle. A discussion of the economic indicators used to determine which phase of the business cycle we are in and to forecast upcoming phase changes.
Current Business Cycle Phase and TSP Allocation. This post is routinely updated to provide our current TSP allocation and the reasoning behind that allocation strategy.
The I Fund Role in TSP Allocation Strategy. Making the best of an international fund designed for the 1970s in today’s global economy.
F Fund vs. G Fund in TSP Allocation. A discussion of the two funds and their very different roles in TSP allocation strategy.
China, the Fed, and Meaningless Market Volatility. A discussion of discrete events which cause temporary market movements, and why our strategy does not react to them.
Shutdown and Debt Limit Update. Impacts of the current political theater on TSP allocation decisions.
The TSP Loan Guide. A breakdown of under what circumstances a TSP loan makes sense, along with the basics of TSP loan eligibility and application.
- Part 1: When to consider a TSP Loan.
- Part 2: Pros and Cons of a TSP Loan.
- Part 3: TSP Loan Eligibility and Application.