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The TSP’s common stock C fund posted a 3.72 percent gain in March, partly offsetting its losses of about 5 and 3 percent in January and February, while the small company stock S fund gained 0.9 percent, following a drop of about 10 percent in January and a slight gain in February.

The international stock I fund again posted a loss, of 0.33 percent, following drops of about 4 and 3 percent, while the bond F fund lost 2.73 percent following drops of about 2 and 1 percent.


The always-gaining government securities G fund rose 0.17 percent and all the lifecycle L funds also posted gains: Income, 0.49; 2025, 0.85; 2030, 1.14; 2035, 1.21; 2040, 1.29; 2045, 1.34; 2050, 1.42; 2055, 2060, 1.88; 2065, 1.87.

The House has also passed, on a bipartisan vote, a bill (HR-2954) to several retirement savings policies that would affect the TSP along with similar programs. Among numerous other features, the bill would increase the age for RMDs and catch up contribution limits: House-Approved Bill Would Affect TSP Policies

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