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Thrift Savings Plan Options - Are Lifecycle Funds Right for You?

Ben Raikes, CFP®, EA, of Mason & Associates discusses the investments within the TSP. Specifically, the Lifecycle funds and their pros and cons.

About the Episode:

• TSP has five core investment options.

• New Federal Employees are auto-enrolled into the Lifecycle funds.

• Lifecycle funds automatically decrease in risk over time.

• Lifecycle funds help to "set it and forget it."

• Lifecycle funds may not be ideal for those who desire more control.