Tag: TSP

C Fund Investors Enjoy Best Monthly Return in 5 Years

Filed in Headlines, 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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3 Quirks About the TSP in Retirement

Filed in News by on February 4, 2015 Comments

The TSP has quirks when it comes to using your money in retirement. These quirks can catch most federal employees by surprise. If you plan to keep your money in the TSP after you retire, you need to understand how it works so you aren’t caught off guard.

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Most TSP Funds Down in January

Filed in News by on February 2, 2015 Comments

Most of the TSP funds were down in January with the C fund leading the trend with a negative return of -2.99%. Should investors be worried?

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Opening Up Mutual Fund Investment to TSP Investors

Filed in News by on January 22, 2015 Comments

Some TSP investors would like to have more investment options. Others like the TSP the way it is now constructed. Changes are already under serious consideration.

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Constructing a Retirement Income Plan

Filed in News by on January 20, 2015 Comments

There are many factors to consider when constructing a strategy for retirement. Through the use of detailed examples, the author outlines some of the most crucial sources of income federal employees are most likely to have in retirement which they need to take into account when devising their own retirement income plans.

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Taxes Federal Employees Will Face in Retirement

Filed in News by on January 13, 2015 Comments

When a federal employee has retired, income taxes do not go away, they just change somewhat. Federal pensions, Social Security and distributions from the Thrift Savings Plan are all taxable to some extent. These are some taxes you can expect to incur in 2015 as a retired federal employee.

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Rolling Over Your TSP: What You Should Consider Before Taking Action

Filed in News by on January 12, 2015 Comments

Should a federal employee who is retiring withdraw money from the Thrift Savings Plan? An individual may have good reasons for doing so but before taking action, understanding the cost of alternative investments is necessary in order to make an informed decision.

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