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