Tag: TSP

TSP Releases New Fund Information Sheets

Filed in Headlines, 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 Headlines, 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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March Madness and Taxes

Filed in News by on March 18, 2015 Comments

March Madness is here! Yes, there’s the NCAA tournament, but the author reminds readers that it’s also tax season and provides some general tips to keep in mind as April 15th approaches.

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Latest 10 Year TSP Returns Released

Filed in News by on March 16, 2015 Comments

The Thrift Savings Plan recently released the ten-year compound returns for the five basic funds. How are your long term investments in the TSP faring?

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Funding the Federal Government with the G Fund

Filed in News by on March 8, 2015 Comments

As we quickly near the latest debt ceiling limit for the federal government, the G fund will again by eyed as a temporary way to continue government spending.

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The Early Withdrawal Penalty and Federal Law Enforcement Officers

Filed in News by on March 5, 2015 Comments

Legislation was recently introduced that would make federal Correctional Officers exempt from the 10% early withdrawal penalty that applies when a federal law enforcement officer retires before the age of 55 and withdraws money from their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account.

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C Fund Investors Enjoy Best Monthly Return in 5 Years

Filed in News by on March 2, 2015 Comments

Investors in the TSP’s C fund enjoyed their best month of returns since December 2010. So, here is a question you should ask yourself: Are you prepared for the next bear market or will you sell at a loss when the inevitable pull back occurs?

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A Growing Number of Wealthy Federal Employees

Filed in News by on February 18, 2015 Comments

The number of TSP participants with at least $1 million in the TSP is continuing to grow rapidly. Some readers will be surprised at the increasing number of these savvy investors.

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