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Which TSP Funds Are Up for the Year and Past 12 Months?

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Which TSP Funds Are Up for the Year and Past 12 Months?

Which TSP Funds have a positive return for the year-to-date and for the past 12 months?

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Changes in TSP’s L Funds

By on March 25, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes in TSP’s L Funds

Changes to the TSP Lifecycle Funds are underway. Here is a summary of some of the most notable changes.

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Congresswoman Wants Paid Leave for Some Teleworking Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congresswoman Wants Paid Leave for Some Teleworking Federal Employees

One Congresswoman is asking for paid leave to be provided to teleworking federal employees who are also caring for family members while at home.

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Has the Financial Panic of 2020 Affected Your Investment Decisions?

By on March 17, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Has the Financial Panic of 2020 Affected Your Investment Decisions?

Imagining how a financial panic will feel is different than actually going through one. Are you now ready to pack it in and sell all of your stock funds?

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Will Uncle Sam Pay Off Your Student Loans?

By on March 16, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Uncle Sam Pay Off Your Student Loans?

The author describes the circumstances under which federal employees can qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

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House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

By on March 5, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

A recently introduced bill would extend the new paid parental leave benefit to more federal employees who are excluded under the new law.

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Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

By on March 3, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

Legislation has been introduced that would formally ensure that all VA employees would be covered by the new paid parental leave benefit.

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Coronavirus and the TSP: Which Funds Were Hardest Hit?

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Coronavirus and the TSP: Which Funds Were Hardest Hit?

The coronavirus significantly impacted the stock market in February. Which funds had the largest losses and which ones gained?

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14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

By on March 1, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

From the end of December 2018 to the end of December 2019, the average TSP balance for FERS employees was up almost 14.2%.

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The Sky is Falling! Time to Sell Your TSP Stock Funds?

By on February 28, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Sky is Falling! Time to Sell Your TSP Stock Funds?

The stock market is falling fast. Many TSP investors have seen their accounts dwindle in value in just a few days. Is this the time to sell your TSP stock funds?

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