Retirement

Stocks Plunge–How About Your TSP Investment?

By on February 23, 2005 7:16 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Stocks took a major dip yesterday with concerns about a falling dollar and federal budget deficits. How will this impact your TSP investments?

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Your Best Date to Retire in 2005

By on February 4, 2005 7:12 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

What is the best day to retire in 2005? It depends on several factors. This article describes the factors readers need to consider before deciding.

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Avoiding the Retirement Nightmare

By on January 20, 2005 8:06 AM in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

There are several possible scenarios that can destroy your retirement plans. Here are some of the common problems and possible solutions to them.

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Taking the Stress Out of Your Investment Decisions

By on January 10, 2005 7:24 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

“Lifecycle funds” are coming to the TSP. Especially for those readers who don’t like to make investment decisions, this may be one of the least stressful decisions you will have to make.

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No Christmas Gift for This Former Fed

By on December 29, 2004 7:26 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

A former federal employee was erroneously paid more than $18,000 in annuity payments. Does he have to pay it back? The court says “yes.”

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A Model Retirement System? How Did This Happen?

By on December 22, 2004 7:49 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

The TSP is a model for the rest of the country in setting up a retirement system. Here’s why.

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Chasing Higher Returns With Your Retirement Money

By on December 20, 2004 7:35 AM in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

The recent past is not necessarily a prologue to your financial future.

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Will Baby Boomers Destroy the Stock Market?

By on December 10, 2004 7:27 AM in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

Baby boomers have approached life differently than previous generations. Retirement is likely to be more of the same but not likely to lead to a meltdown of the stock market.

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Will Your G Fund Investment Returns Start Heading Up?

By on December 8, 2004 8:00 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Problems in the U.S. economy may lead to higher interest rates for government securities.

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More Flexibilities in line for Feds after Senate Votes to Eliminate TSP Open Seasons

By on December 8, 2004 6:58 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Senate voted to eliminate the open seasons in the Thrift Savings Plans so that federal employees could have more flexibility in making contribution changes.

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