Automatic Enrollment Percentage in the TSP Increasing to 5%

September 16, 2020 2:10 PM
Automatic Enrollment Percentage in the TSP Increasing to 5%

A rule change coming this fall will increase the automatic enrollment percentage in the TSP from 3% to 5%.

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More Services, Higher Budgets Projected at Federal TSP Program

September 16, 2020 8:17 AM
More Services, Higher Budgets Projected at Federal TSP Program

The TSP’s budget is expected to go up considerably in the coming fiscal year. Here is some of what is planned and how participants could be impacted.

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What Should I Do With My TSP at Retirement?

September 15, 2020 1:37 PM

What to do with your TSP account upon reaching retirement is an important decision. These are some considerations.

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Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

September 15, 2020 7:03 AM
Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

The VA announced that personal data of about 46,000 veterans was potentially left at risk after a data breach at the agency.

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Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

September 14, 2020 3:05 PM
Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

A former IRS employee has pleaded guilty to filing hundreds of false tax returns for herself and others.

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1.2% COLA in 2021 for Federal Retirees and Social Security?

September 14, 2020 8:05 AM
1.2% COLA in 2021 for Federal Retirees and Social Security?

What is the likely amount for a 2021 COLA?

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Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

September 12, 2020 12:37 PM
Who Decides What is An Effective and Efficient Government?

The author says that official time represents an issue of who gets to decide what constitutes an effective and efficient government.

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Presidential Transition Notebook: Take Dismantling OPM Off the Table

September 11, 2020 10:52 AM
Presidential Transition Notebook: Take Dismantling OPM Off the Table

The author shares his analysis of proposed recommendations for reforming the Office of Personnel Management under a new administration.

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What Really Makes a TSP Millionaire

September 10, 2020 2:18 PM

The coronavirus caused the number of TSP millionaires to drop, but as the author explains, you have to stay focused on your long-term goals.

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The Battle Over Federal Employees’ Payroll Taxes

September 10, 2020 9:53 AM
The Battle Over Federal Employees’ Payroll Taxes

Federal employees will not be able to opt out of the temporary payroll tax deferral, but some lawmakers are pushing to change that.

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