Tag: TSP

C Fund on Top for July; I Fund Ahead for the Year

Filed in Headlines, News by on August 3, 2015 Comments

TSP stock funds almost all showed positive returns in July with the C fund returning more than 2% for the month.

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Expanding Withdrawal Options in the TSP

Filed in News by on July 28, 2015 Comments

The TSP is proposing substantial changes to withdrawal restrictions of your money. Here is a quick summary of these changes.

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FRTIB Director Gives His Blessing for Adding Mutual Fund Option to the TSP

Filed in News by on July 27, 2015 Comments

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the group that oversees the Thrift Savings Plan, has given the green light to begin the process of adding mutual funds as an investment option to the TSP.

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Is Washington’s Big F.E.E.T.S. Stepping on Federal Employees?

Filed in News by on July 20, 2015 Comments

The author says politicians in Washington are using federal employees as political pawns which is likely to push talented people out of the federal workforce. He outlines some of the arguments coming from Washington against the federal workforce and dispels them with evidence of his own.

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Would Cutting the G Fund Interest Rate Benefit Federal Employees?

Filed in News by on July 19, 2015 Comments

The G fund has never had a losing year. The rate of return on the G fund has been dropping as inflation has gone down and consideration is being given to reducing the G fund interest rate even more. Could this actually be a good thing for TSP investors?

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What Happens to Your Benefits if You Die While Still Working?

Filed in News by on July 13, 2015 Comments

While the subject is one most of us would rather not ponder, it is helpful to know what will happen to your federal benefits should you die while still employed in your federal job.

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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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