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<<<<<The G Fund and F Fund sound like bond funds. So I would go with the C fund or some combination of C, I and S. But if you have outside investments all in index funds, then all I and/or S funds is OK. Look at your overall allocation when you decide. Then consider things like costs and performance history.

The L funds are probably professionally managed stock and bond funds with the ratio adjusted to be higher in bonds as you get closer to retirement. This is OK as a managed fund alternative if you don't want to mess with managing your own. But Fools believe in learning more and managing your own. Hence, they would go with C, I and S rather than L.

Cool! I had already thought C was for me, if I did not choose L.

C seems something around the middle of risk and investment, which is what I feel I need at my age.

THANK YOU! Wow I may have my first idea of an investment and it iwll be easy for me because I can sign up at work. Then I can start learning more so I can invest in other areas for next year.

So, here is my short term investment plan...

$50 a month into the C plan of my company TSP, then learn as much as I can about other things so I can invest another $50 a month starting same time next year, and then increase as much as I can every year after.


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