Your TSP Withdrawal Options

July 22, 2014 4:36 PM Comments

The TSP is an efficient accumulation vehicle. Between it being payroll deducted, offering a match up to 5% and having low fees the TSP can be a great investment vehicle to save for retirement. What options do you have for taking money out in retirement? The author provides a basic overview of the withdrawal options.

Proposal to Raise TSP Director’s Salary to 120% of VP’s Salary

July 21, 2014 6:36 PM Comments

A proposal has been made to raise the salary of the executive director of the TSP to 120% of the salary for the VP of the United States. Are you in favor of this proposal? Take the survey at the end of the article.

Are We In The Third-Biggest Stock Bubble In US History?

July 22, 2014 6:10 PM Comments

Research from one report, data suggest the US may be in the midst of one of the largest stock bubbles in its history.

The Hunt for Lerner’s Emails

July 22, 2014 8:30 PM Comments

The case of the former IRS official’s lost emails became more complicated this week after a top agency official said he’s no longer 100 percent sure there are no back-ups.

IRS Employee Charged With Identity Theft

July 23, 2014 8:42 AM Comments

A former IRS employee in Central California was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing the identities of her co-workers and opening credit card accounts to go on shopping sprees with friends, federal prosecutors said.

GAO: Fake Applicants Finding It Easy To Sign Up for ObamaCare

July 23, 2014 8:49 AM Comments

Investigators from the Government Accountability Office have been able to register fake applicants with fictitious identifying documents for health plans and federal subsidies through ObamaCare, according to a published report.

Postal Service Blames Cuts for Delivery Problems

July 22, 2014 4:43 PM Comments

Mail is being delivered after 5 p.m. almost 70 percent of the time to residents and businesses in the District and the Maryland suburbs in violation of U.S. Postal Service policy, an investigation released Tuesday found.

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Lerner's Hard Drive Was 'Scratched'

Ways and Means Committee investigators have now learned from interviews that the hard drive of former IRS Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner was “scratched,” but data was recoverable.

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This webinar from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides an overview of the Federal Employees Retirement System and addresses topics such as your retirement eligibility age and how to calculate your retirement annuity.

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