Tag: TSP

Your TSP: Roll It Over or Leave It?

Filed in Headlines, 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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Proposal to Raise TSP Director’s Salary to 120% of VP’s Salary

Filed in News by on July 21, 2014

A proposal has been made to raise the salary of the executive director of the TSP to 120% of the salary for the VP of the United States. Are you in favor of this proposal? Take the survey at the end of the article.

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TSP Rated as Most Valuable Benefit to Federal Employees

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on July 8, 2014

OPM has released the results of the 2013 Federal Employee Benefits Survey. The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) was rated as one of the top benefits available to federal employees as well as the program with the highest enrollment among the federal workforce.

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Do You Owe Back Taxes and Have a TSP Account? Be Forewarned

Filed in News by on July 3, 2014

318,462 federal employees owed back taxes to the federal government as of September 20, 2013. Under a proposed rule, money in the TSP accounts of these individuals could be used to pay a tax levy.

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First Half of 2014: All TSP Funds Are Up

Filed in News by on July 1, 2014

All of the TSP funds are higher so far this year, led by the C fund with a gain of more than 7%.

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10 Questions You Need Answers To

Filed in News by on June 17, 2014

The author offers ten questions you need to keep in mind for your financial situation as you near retirement from your federal career.

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