We are in that time of year when Congress, the White House and others announce numbers for the next year. The number in which current employees are most interested was just announced – the “comparability increase” (aka your raise) will be about 2%. Here is how this raise compares with other numbers that impact you and your family.
As a federal employee, you cannot invest in a Roth IRA within the Thrift Savings Plan. But you may still have the option of using a Roth IRA to invest in your retirement future.