Michael Wald

Michael Wald

Michael Wald is a public affairs consultant and writer based in the Atlanta area. He specializes in topics related to government and labor issues. Prior to his retirement from the U.S. Department of Labor, he served as the agency’s Southeast Regional Director of Public Affairs and Southeast Regional Economist.

Should the TSP Provide Investment Advice?

There are fresh hints that the Thrift Savings Plan is considering whether to offer investment advice to participants. But would investment advice within the TSP keep federal employees from rolling their accounts over to an IRA after they leave federal service, and who would pay the costs for the service?