Tag: TSP

TSP Results at Mid-Year: Minor Gains Despite Losses in June

Filed in News by on July 2, 2015 Comments

All TSP funds, with the exception of the G fund, showed losses in June including all of the Lifecycle funds. However, all funds remain in positive territory for the year.

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New Survey Shows The Top 3 Reasons Many Feds Are Not Retiring: How Would You Have Responded?

Filed in News by on June 30, 2015 Comments

According to recent statistics, many federal employees that can retire are not doing so. The author asks why this is the case and provides some reasons why he thinks this is happening.

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Bill Exempting Some Feds From TSP Withdrawal Penalty Becomes Law

Filed in News by on June 29, 2015 Comments

The Defending Public Safety Employees Retirement Act has been signed into law. What does this mean for federal employees and their Thrift Savings Plan investments?

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What Managers Can Do to Help Their Employees Prepare for Retirement

Filed in News by on June 18, 2015 Comments

Managers have an important role in developing their employees, and this includes helping their employees become better prepared for retirement. The author lists some steps federal managers can take to help their employees with this important task.

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Is the G Fund Still a Viable Position for Your Portfolio?

Filed in News by on June 10, 2015 Comments

Asset allocation takes place when you allocate some money to a variety of different investments to spread your risk. The author explains how the G Fund fits into a similar allocation strategy within your TSP account.

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OPM Data Breach: What You Need to Know

Filed in News by on June 5, 2015 Comments

More information is continuing to be released about the massive computer breach that hit the Office of Personnel Management’s computer network and left so many federal workers’ personal data potentially vulnerable. Here are the key facts you need to know about this ongoing situation.

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S Fund Back on Top in May TSP Returns

Filed in News by on June 2, 2015 Comments

The S and C funds provided healthy returns to investors in May but the I fund, while still leading for the year, finished in negative territory for May.

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Fed Survey Shows Americans Are Optimistic About Their Finances Despite Generally Lacking Savings

Filed in News by on May 27, 2015 Comments

The Federal Reserve has released a new study gauging Americans’ overall financial health. The results show that while Americans have become more optimistic about their financial situations, many remain unprepared for retirement or an emergency situation.

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