One advantage federal employees have when saving for retirement is the Roth TSP. A Roth investment allows you to pay tax on the seed (the smaller, starting investment) and reap the bounties (the investment plus growth/interest) tax-free. The author explains more about how this works.
Should you invest in the Roth option within the Thrift Savings Plan or do a traditional Roth IRA? One financial advisor offers his advice to a member of the Air Force on what he believes is the best choice.
Could funds in your Roth TSP be taxed when you withdraw them? The answer is “yes, if you are not careful.”
The TSP is examining the possibility of adding a Roth conversion option for participants.
The author shares her opinion about the Roth TSP as well as some frequently asked questions and answers about it.
Are you considering utilizing the Roth option in your TSP? Here are answers to a few frequent questions from readers about how the Roth option will work.
When will the Roth option be available for TSP participants? For most readers, the start date will be May 7, 2012.
The author outlines some methods you can use to determine if the upcoming Roth TSP option is right for you and your situation.
The author outlines the similarities and differences between the Roth TSP and the traditional TSP to help participants understand if the new Roth option is right for them.
The TSP will begin offering a Roth option in during the second quarter (April – June) of this year. The author provides some considerations for investors when deciding whether or not to utilize this new option in their TSP accounts.