Tag: TSP

What Impact Does Inflation Have on Your Retirement Savings?

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 6, 2015 Comments

The G fund inside of the Thrift Savings Plan is known as the “super safe” selection of the TSP funds because it never loses money. But how does it perform over the course of an entire career?

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I Fund Leads All TSP Funds in April and in 2015

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 3, 2015 Comments

The I fund has provided the best returns for TSP investors so far in 2015. It was also the best performing fund in April. In what some might see as a warning sign of a market peak, TSP investors transferred about $1.9 billion out of the G fund in March.

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Are You Able to Claim Some of the $88 Million in Abandoned TSP Funds?

Filed in News by on April 12, 2015 Comments

Have you left unclaimed money in the Thrift Savings Plan? $88 million is sitting in these unclaimed accounts. Here is how this occurs and how to claim the money you may have invested some time ago.

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Can You Retire Before Age 59.5 Without Incurring TSP Penalties?

Filed in News by on April 5, 2015 Comments

The author says that many federal employees have fixated on the age 59.5 with respect to supplementing income from the TSP without penalty. However, he says there are other options for accessing your money if you retire before this age.

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S Fund on Top of TSP Returns for March

Filed in News by on April 2, 2015 Comments

TSP funds reflected a shift in investor behavior in March as the S fund had a positive return and the C fund turned negative. The I fund is the leading fund for TSP returns so far in 2015.

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Have You Forgotten About the Roth TSP?

Filed in News by on March 29, 2015 Comments

With all the talk about the TSP possibly opening up a mutual fund window and expanding withdrawal options, you may have forgotten that the TSP also offers a Roth option. The author describes the basics of how the Roth option works to help you decide if it is right for your situation.

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TSP Releases New Fund Information Sheets

Filed in News by on March 26, 2015 Comments

The TSP has updated the fund information sheets to include the latest available data from 2014. The author provides a quick analysis of the fresh data.

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Will a New Budget Cut G Fund Interest Rates?

Filed in News by on March 24, 2015 Comments

Will budget negotiations for fiscal year 2016 negatively impact the Thrift Savings Plan used by federal employees for their future retirement? One proposed change could impact the value of participants’ investments in the G Fund.

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