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2020 Pay Raise: Silence Speaks Volumes

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2020 Pay Raise: Silence Speaks Volumes

No action from the Senate on the pay raise this week has implications for your salary in 2020.

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TSP Issues Guidance on New Withdrawal Options

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TSP Issues Guidance on New Withdrawal Options

The TSP has issued guidance on utilizing the new withdrawal options that recently went into effect.

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

The author says that although federal employees may not think of themselves as lucky, they have plenty for which to be thankful.

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TSP Changes Now in Effect

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TSP Changes Now in Effect

Significant changes for the federal government’s TSP program are now in effect. Here is a summary of what has changed.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

By on September 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

The author lists a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Roth Conversions Not Coming to TSP

By on September 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Roth Conversions Not Coming to TSP

The FRTIB issued a final rule in which it responded to questions and suggestions from individuals about upcoming changes to the TSP.

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To Roth or Not to Roth?

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To Roth or Not to Roth?

What’s better for retirement savings: Roth or traditional? The author discusses some important considerations.

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TSP to Temporarily Suspend Withdrawal Requests

By on September 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP to Temporarily Suspend Withdrawal Requests

The TSP will temporarily stop accepting withdrawal requests in preparation for launching new withdrawal options.

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Congressman Seeking Big Locality Pay Bump for Modesto, CA

By on September 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman Seeking Big Locality Pay Bump for Modesto, CA

One Congressman is pushing to expand the current boundaries of the highest paying locality area in the country.

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Stock Market Volatility Rattles TSP Funds in August

By on September 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Stock Market Volatility Rattles TSP Funds in August

Which TSP fund fared the best in August? The answer may surprise you.

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