TSP fund performance figures for the G, F, C, S, I and L investment funds as calculated by the Thrift Savings Plan.  

TSP Funds

There are currently 15 investment funds in the Thrift Savings Plan. Five are individual stock and bond funds, and the others are target retirement date funds. The table below summarizes the performance and risk characteristics of the five primary TSP Investment Funds

Individual TSP Funds

  • The TSP G Fund (Government Securities Investment Fund) is invested in short-term U.S. Treasury securities.
  • The TSP F Fund (Fixed Income Index Investment Fund) is invested in U.S. investment-grade bonds, as tracked by the Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond Index.
  • The TSP C Fund (Common Stock Index Investment Fund) is invested in large capitalization U.S. stocks. It tracks the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Stock Index.
  • The TSP S Fund (Small Capitalization Stock Index Fund) is invested in the stocks of small and medium-sized U.S. companies. It tracks the Dow Jones U.S. Completion Total Stock Market Index.
  • The TSP I Fund (International Stock Index Investment Fund) is invested in international stocks from 21 developed countries. It tracks the Morgan Stanley Capital International EAFE (Europe, Australasia, Far East) Index.

TSP Lifecycle Funds

The TSP Lifecycle Funds are target retirement date funds, invested in a professionally designed mix of the five individual TSP funds (G, F, C, S, and I Fund). TSP investors choose a fund based on when they expect to retire and start making withdrawals:

  • The TSP L Income Fund is for participants who are already withdrawing their accounts in monthly payments, or who need their money in the near future.
  • The TSP L 2025 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2021 through 2027.
  • The TSP L 2030 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2028 through 2032.
  • The TSP L 2035 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2033 through 2037.
  • The TSP L 2040 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2038 through 2042.
  • The TSP L 2045 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2043 through 2047.
  • The TSP L 2050 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2048 through 2052.
  • The TSP L 2055 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2053 through 2057.
  • The TSP L 2060 Fund is for participants who will withdraw their money beginning 2058 through 2062.
  • The TSP L 2065 Fund is for participants who will begin to withdraw their money in 2062 or later.