All of the TSP funds were up in July and two funds went up more than 5%. All of the TSP funds are also in positive territory for the year-to-date.
A volatile stock market and current events are making TSP investors nervous. Federal employees pulled more than $2 billion from their TSP stock funds in June. As is often the case, these attempts to time the market haven’t turned out so well.
Are you taking full advantage of the benefits available to you as a federal employee under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)? In the second article in the series, the author discusses actions federal employees should take to help them prepare for a successful retirement.
I am at most four years away from retirement and am worried about another stock market decline along the lines of 2008 in light of events such as Brexit and the upcoming elections. Should I stick with a more moderate/aggressive investment approach in my TSP or move into something less risky?
Are you taking full advantage of the benefits available to you as a federal employee under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)? The author outlines several key points that federal workers in this system should be aware of to make the most of their benefits for planning a successful future retirement.
A “Comprehensive Policy Agenda for a New Administration in 2017” proposes changes for the federal workforce that would save about $330 billion by 2026. The proposals envision cuts to federal pay and benefits in a number of ways from changes to retirement, the federal leave program, and removing federal workers. Here is a summary.