Brian Kuhn

Brian Kuhn CFP® is a financial planner at in Maple Lawn, MD. He has been working with families since 2001 with a niche of federal employees. He is the author of Total Compensation: A Practical Guide to Federal Employee Benefits and also The Personal Finance Handbook, a Guide to the Most Common Personal Finance Questions. Securities offered through Triad Advisors, Member FINRA / SIPC. Advisory Services offered through Planning Solutions Group, LLC. Planning Solutions Group, LLC is not affiliated with Triad Advisors. PSG Clarity is a division of Planning Solutions Group, LLC

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Is the G Fund Still a Viable Position for Your Portfolio?

Asset allocation takes place when you allocate some money to a variety of different investments to spread your risk. The author explains how the G Fund fits into a similar allocation strategy within your TSP account.

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

September 8, 2014 5:22 PM

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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What to Do and When to Prepare For Your Retirement

April 8, 2014 3:33 PM

The author outlines specific steps you should take as well as when to take them when you are laying out your retirement plans.

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New Hires: Choose Your TSP Allocation Before the Government Does it For You

March 30, 2014 1:01 PM

If you are a new employee in the federal government, you will automatically be enrolled in the Thrift Savings Plan to save money for your retirement. The author provides some details as to how much the government contributes to this plan on your behalf as well as how the money will be invested.

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What Will You Do After You Leave Federal Service?

February 26, 2014 4:35 AM

Many federal employees are being forced to consider the prospects of private sector employment or retirement due to a variety of reasons these days. Do you keep an eye on what life could look like when you move on?

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What Will the Increased Pension Contributions Mean for Your Take Home Pay?

February 13, 2014 3:57 PM

Those who work for the federal government have constant uncertainty regarding the status of their pensions. The author offers some details about what one’s pension might look like under the increased contribution rates that Congress recently passed.

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