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Subject:  Re: Need Advice on a Thrift Savings Plan Date:  12/8/2004  8:49 AM
Author:  CalimanDC Number:  43465 of 80252


You sound like you are in a good position with a promising future. I think with some sound investing you will end up with the money you want and the future you desire. Thank you for answering the question about time-frame and goals. That does help a lot.

Your TSP account, if you do decide to roll it over upon retirement, would best be suited to a traditional IRA, unless you want to pay taxes on it when you convert it to a Roth. The best answer would be to just convert it to your new employer's 401(K) upon finding a new job outside of the military.

As for the funds in which you sh