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The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

By on March 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

Looking at how markets have performed during past pandemics can give federal employees an idea of how the TSP will fare long-term from the coronavirus.

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TSP Accounts: After Coronavirus, Any Positive Scenarios?

By on March 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Accounts: After Coronavirus, Any Positive Scenarios?

The coronavirus has tanked the stock market and taken TSP account values down with it. What can history teach us about how this will impact your retirement?

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What the Coronavirus Means for Your Money

By on March 20, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What the Coronavirus Means for Your Money

It can be frightening to watch the stock market drop quickly, but the author says it also presents some financial opportunities.

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Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

By on March 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will the coronavirus interrupt Social Security payments? Here’s what the SSA says.

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TSP Distribution Rules and the Coronavirus Don’t Mix

By on March 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Distribution Rules and the Coronavirus Don’t Mix

The author says that the new TSP distribution rules can exacerbate losses in a stock market downturn.

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WEP Repeal Legislation Introduced in the Senate

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
WEP Repeal Legislation Introduced in the Senate

A companion bill to previously introduced legislation that would repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision has been introduced in the Senate.

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Fundamentals of Favorable Financial Fundamentals

By on March 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fundamentals of Favorable Financial Fundamentals

When financial experts talk about economic “fundamentals” favoring positive growth for your long-term retirement savings, to what are they referring?

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Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

By on March 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

The author says that the Coronavirus is the type of economic event that could change the path of Social Security.

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Do I Buy TSP Stock Funds, Sell, or Ignore the Market?

By on March 10, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Do I Buy TSP Stock Funds, Sell, or Ignore the Market?

Do you follow stock prices every day? Will this help or hurt your financial (and physical) health?

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