Q: You have mentioned that a person should (if they can afford it) contribute to an IRA outside of the TSP. My question is, since I am contributing $161.00 per pay period to the Roth part of the TSP, and the rest of the $23,000.00 to the regular TSP, am I still allowed to contribute to a Roth IRA on the outside? My current salary is a little over $83,000.00 per year.
A: Yes you can.
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