TSP I Fund News and Finance Friday Articles

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This one is certainly interesting for anyone who invests in the TSP I Fund, its international stock index fund:

Trump orders federal retirement money invested in Chinese equities to be pulled

And then they put out this update:

Board defers action on I Fund transition — (May 13, 2020) Due to a meaningfully different economic environment related in large part to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the nomination of three new Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Members, pending further study, the Board is delaying the implementation of the I Fund benchmark change to the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. Investible Market index from the MSCI EAFE index.

This is why I try to keep all of my international stock holdings at Vanguard in their total international stock fund, which includes emerging markets like China.

 

Here are my favorites from this week:

Does Covid-19 Prove the Stock Market is Inefficient?

How Debt-Free Living Helped Us Beat the Coronabear

No Alternative

Why Vanguard?

 

Here are the rest of the articles:

AMA’s Disability Insurance: You Get What You Pay For

Can Millennials Count on Social Security In Financial Planning?

Charitable Remainder Trusts – A Potential Solution To The SECURE Act

Does Better Virus Response Lead to Better Stock Market Outcomes?

Forced Frugality: Applying Lockdown Life Lessons to Reach FI Faster

How to Thrive with Airbnb Rentals Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nothing Fails Quite Like Success in the Stock Market

Now Is The Best Time In History To Do A Roth IRA Conversion

Partial FIRE: The Solution to Your Problems?

Refinancing with a Physician Home Loan

Retirement is Squishy

The 5 Types of Investors In This Market

Thinking Through Financial Decisions

This new site is all about money for military spouses

What Happens to Stocks After a Big Up Month?

What the White Coat Investor Actually Uses

What Ultralow Yields Mean for Your Financial and Retirement Plan

Why You Should Pay For Rental Properties In Cash

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