Tag: TSP

Utilizing the TSP After Retirement

Filed in News by on September 16, 2014

What should you do with your TSP account after you retire? The author offers some advice and considerations for federal employees who have reached this milestone in their careers.

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IRS Can Now Collect Back Taxes From Federal Employees’ TSP Accounts

Filed in News by on September 11, 2014

If you are a federal employee with outstanding tax debts, you may find that money from your TSP account is garnished to make good on those debts.

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Why are the TSP L Funds Allocated so Differently Than Other Target Date Funds?

Filed in News by on September 8, 2014

The author offers an analysis of the L funds in the TSP as compared to other target date retirement funds offered by large brokerage companies. He points out the differences that federal employees should be aware of when investing in the TSP L funds.

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C Fund Up More than 4% in August

Filed in News by on September 3, 2014

All of the TSP funds had a positive return in August except for the I fund. The S fund came out on top with a return of 4.98%. Also see how investing in L funds in 2014 compared to investing in the underlying funds.

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How to Make Early Retirement a Reality

Filed in News by on August 26, 2014

To retire and live in a financially secure lifestyle, people need to begin saving money as young adults, putting aside cash, and investing their money wisely. There are ways, however, to retire early – especially for federal government employees. The author outlines some of the resources available to federal employees to help them save for retirement.

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Your TSP: Roll It Over or Leave It?

Filed in News by on August 18, 2014

When you retire, you will be faced with many choices as to what to do with your Thrift Savings Plan investments. This article considers the choice of leaving your money in the TSP or transferring it into an IRA.

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Market Sinks on July 31: All TSP Stock Funds Down in July

Filed in News by on August 1, 2014

The stock market dropped in July ending a five month winning streak for the TSP C fund. For the year-to-date and the past twelve months, all of the TSP funds are showing a positive return.

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Your TSP Withdrawal Options

Filed in News by on July 22, 2014

The TSP is an efficient accumulation vehicle. Between it being payroll deducted, offering a match up to 5% and having low fees the TSP can be a great investment vehicle to save for retirement. What options do you have for taking money out in retirement? The author provides a basic overview of the withdrawal options.

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