TSPinvestor Plus and Apex Allocations for October 2016

The TSPinvestor Plus and Apex allocations for October 2016 are:

Plus: 21% G Fund; 79% F Fund; 0% C Fund; 0% S Fund; 0% I Fund

Apex: 100% F Fund.

These should be allocated prior to October 11, 2016 at noon EST.

To implement this allocation, login to your account and change the fund allocations (via interfund transfer) and your new contributions to the recommended percentage.  These take effect the same business day if done before noon Eastern Time, otherwise it will be the next day.

The TSPinvestor Apex is a nominal 23% annual return strategy, and the Plus is a nominal 19% annual return.

Last month’s Plus and Apex performance held with essentially no gains of 0.01% and -0.02%, respectively.  NOTE: This performance includes a the allocation day (9 Sep 2016) which had huge losses — this day was actually under the previous month’s allocation.  Had it been under the recommended allocation, the losses would have been avoided.

Here is a comparison of the various allocations and funds performance for September 2016:

  1. C Fund = 1.4%
  2. 50% C & S = 1.3%
  3. S Fund = 1.1%
  4. 1/3 each in C, S & I = 0.9%
  5. 20% in each fund = 0.7%
  6. G Fund = 0.1%
  7. I Fund = 0.0%
  8. TSPinvestor Plus = 0.0%
  9. TSPinvestor Apex = 0.0%
  10. F Fund = 0.0%

() – denotes negative return (or a loss)

NOTE: These are like comparisons based upon allocations on the 9th of the month.

Cumulative Returns since Nov 2015:

  1. F Fund = 5.0%
  2. C Fund = 4.6%
  3. 50% in C &S = 4.5%
  4. S Fund = 4.4%
  5. 20% in each = 3.0%
  6. 1/3 each in C, S & I = 2.8%
  7. TSPi Plus = 2.0%
  8. G Fund = 1.7%
  9. TSPi Apex = 1.0%
  10. I Fund = (1.7)%
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