Tag: TSP

The Thrift Savings Plan of the Future

Filed in Headlines, News by on December 18, 2014 Comments

The author says that the Thrift Savings Plan board members are recognizing that plan participants want more flexibility in making withdrawals in retirement. She says this is a step in the right direction and will likely lead to positive changes for the TSP in the future.

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Your TSP Investment: Where’s the Money Going and Why Do ‘They’ Care?

Filed in News by on December 12, 2014 Comments

TSP officials believe that investors should leave their money in the TSP when leaving federal service. Why do they care?

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Will You Have an Extra Pay Day in 2015?

Filed in News by on December 10, 2014 Comments

Does DFAS handle your agency’s payroll? If so, you may find yourself with an extra pay day next year.

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6 Common Questions for Federal Employees Starting Later in Life

Filed in News by on December 9, 2014 Comments

There is a lot of guidance available on the federal benefit package for new employees starting their careers at a young age, but there are also unique and important considerations for those starting later. The author provides considerations for federal workers beginning their careers at later ages.

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Commercial Financial Advice on TSP Investing

Filed in News by on December 4, 2014 Comments

The author discusses various TSP “allocation services” for TSP participants who want assistance with their investment strategy.

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All TSP Funds Up in November

Filed in News by on December 2, 2014 Comments

With the exception of the I fund, all TSP funds are showing a positive return at the end of November.

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The Service Computation Date Comes in Five Flavors

Filed in News by on November 19, 2014 Comments

There are potentially five different service computation dates that are used to determine your benefits as a federal employee with which you should be familiar. The author provides details about each one.

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Wild Ride for Stocks in October

Filed in News by on November 4, 2014 Comments

Stocks went on a wild ride in October. The final result: The C fund is up 2.45%.

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