Tag: IRA

Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

March 16, 2019 5:38 PM
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?

February 11, 2019 2:24 PM , Updated February 19, 2019 11:28 AM
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

January 14, 2019 9:08 AM , Updated July 9, 2019 7:45 PM
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

December 26, 2018 10:41 AM , Updated January 2, 2019 10:48 AM
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

November 1, 2018 11:33 AM , Updated November 13, 2018 12:44 PM
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

October 9, 2018 2:37 PM , Updated October 18, 2018 12:36 PM
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

October 3, 2018 4:03 PM , Updated October 13, 2018 9:38 AM
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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Determining Taxes on Roth IRA and Roth TSP Distributions

August 6, 2018 11:18 AM
Determining Taxes on Roth IRA and Roth TSP Distributions

Taking IRA and TSP distributions tax free can reap big savings, and with the recent tax law changes, savings opportunities may be even better.

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It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

April 12, 2018 10:59 AM
It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

If you haven’t made a contribution to an IRA for the 2017 tax year, there is still time.

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Financial House

April 5, 2018 10:23 AM , Updated April 12, 2018 9:01 AM
5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Financial House

What is your plan for retirement? The author lists some tips to help you make sure you are on the right track.

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