Tag: IRA

Am I Allowed to Contribute to Both a Roth IRA and the Roth TSP?

By on April 24, 2019 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Am I Allowed to Contribute to Both a Roth IRA and the Roth TSP?

Can I contribute to both a Roth IRA and the Roth TSP?

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How Much Will Be in My IRA?

By on April 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Will Be in My IRA?

You have to begin taking withdrawals from your IRAs when you reach a certain age. How likely is this to exhaust your principal?

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Turning 70.5? Don’t Miss This Important Tax Deadline

on March 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
People turning 70.5 have to start taking required minimum distributions from their retirement accounts. However, there’s a special rule for folks just reaching this age milestone.

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Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

By on March 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

Recent proposed cuts to federal employees’ benefits appear to be the same as ones from past budget proposals. Here is a recap.

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Do IRAs Actually Have Lower Fees Than the TSP?

By on February 11, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Do IRAs Actually Have Lower Fees Than the TSP?

The author provides an “apples to apples” comparison of fees between the TSP and an IRA to see how they stack up.

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Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

By on January 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

The author says that our current low tax environment may not last which makes now more than ever the time to utilize proactive tax planning strategies.

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10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

The start of a new year is a good time to review your finances. These are some simple things you can do to help save on taxes and boost your long-term savings.

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2019 Contribution Limits Announced for the TSP

By on November 1, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2019 Contribution Limits Announced for the TSP

The IRS has announced the 2019 contribution limits for the TSP and IRAs. How much extra will you be able to save?

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Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

By on October 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

Have you re-characterized a Roth IRA? This October has an important deadline for taxpayers using this technique.

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The Time is Now for Roth Conversions

By on October 3, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Time is Now for Roth Conversions

Should you convert your TSP to a Roth TSP or Roth IRA? The author discusses some important considerations.

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