Tag: G Fund

Counting on the G Fund

By on April 6, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Counting on the G Fund

In times of market turmoil, investors often gravitate towards more stable investments. The author explains some of the attributes of the popular G Fund.

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Is Now the Time to Move to the G Fund?

By on March 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

As stocks drop fast, federal employees may be wondering if they should dump the TSP stock funds. One financial advisor offers his perspective.

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The Top 9 TSP Mistakes Federal Employees Make

By on September 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Have you ever made any of these mistakes with your TSP? The author lists some common pitfalls to avoid to maximize your retirement savings.

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TSP G Fund: ‘Safe’ Is Not ‘Without Risk’

By on July 28, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP G Fund: ‘Safe’ Is Not ‘Without Risk’

The G Fund is considered the safest of the TSP funds, but being “safe” does not mean there are no risks of losing money.

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TSP Promises and Pitfalls?

By on June 17, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Promises and Pitfalls?

The guarantee that comes with the G Fund may sound great, but it comes with a hidden retirement risk that many federal employees tend to overlook.

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The Debt Ceiling and the G Fund: Here We Go Again

By on March 6, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Debt Ceiling and the G Fund: Here We Go Again

The government is using two federal employee retirement accounts to avoid hitting the debt ceiling as the country’s debt continues its steady growth.

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Federal Employees, Federal Benefits and Debt

By on August 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Federal Benefits and Debt

The Treasury Secretary says the government needs authority to borrow more money by September 29th. Could federal pension payments be suspended after this date?

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The G Fund and the Debt Ceiling

By on August 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The G Fund and the Debt Ceiling

Congress is once again debating whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. Here is what this means for federal employees.

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CBO Says Debt Limit Will Be Reached in October

By on June 29, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Says Debt Limit Will Be Reached in October

The CBO says in a new report that the government will run out of money by October if the debt ceiling is not raised. Here is what this means for TSP investors.

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Federal Employee Pension, G Fund Used to Avoid Government Default

By on June 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pension, G Fund Used to Avoid Government Default

The debt ceiling for the Federal Government has been reached and it is using accounting techniques to keep paying its bills. Federal employees are helping to fund the “extraordinary measures” now in effect.

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