Is it worth moving from your job with the federal government to one with the private sector? While there are many variables to consider, the author looks at the financial considerations by way of an example with some hypothetical salary figures.
The author says there are a lot of myths and misconceptions regarding the federal retirement system and benefits for federal workers. He provides an example he recently saw firsthand when providing financial advice to a couple of long time federal employees.
The stock market is down in August and has gone down faster in the last week. What will you do with your TSP investments in stock funds?
The TSP is moving ahead with adding a mutual fund window to the TSP. What is behind the change in approach, and who will pay for the new funds?
Are the funds inside of your TSP account being put in jeopardy by financial advisors who aren’t looking out for your best interests? This matter was discussed at a Department of Labor hearing last week on a proposed rule change governing the conduct of financial advisors.