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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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What Can Federal Employees Do to Prevent Proposed Cuts to Their Retirement Benefits?

By on June 14, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Can Federal Employees Do to Prevent Proposed Cuts to Their Retirement Benefits?

I’m worried about recent proposed cuts to federal retirement benefits. Is there anything federal employees can do to prevent this from happening?

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How Much Could You Have in Your TSP at Retirement?

By on June 11, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Could You Have in Your TSP at Retirement?

How much money should you have in your TSP when you reach retirement to live comfortably? Calculators on the TSP website can help address this question.

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Should You Opt Into the New Blended Retirement System?

By on June 10, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Thrift Savings Plan has provided information to help military service members decide if they should move to the new Blended Retirement System.

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What Effect Will a TSP Loan Have on My Ability to Withdraw Funds After I Retire?

By on June 8, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Effect Will a TSP Loan Have on My Ability to Withdraw Funds After I Retire?

I will be retiring at the end of this year and I have a TSP loan. What effect will this have on my ability to withdraw funds from my TSP once I retire?

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I Fund Hitting Its Stride

By on June 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
I Fund Hitting Its Stride

The I fund is making TSP investors in this fund pleased with their investment decision so far in 2017 with a return rate of more than 14%.

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5 Social Security Questions Everybody Should Be Able To Answer (Before Retiring)

By on May 30, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Social Security Questions Everybody Should Be Able To Answer (Before Retiring)

When is the best age to take Social Security? The author provides some considerations for federal employees under FERS.

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Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

By on May 22, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

Can I take a certain percentage out of my traditional TSP (all G fund) for two years, and then purchase an annuity?

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Becoming a TSP Millionaire: One Federal Employee’s Story

By on May 21, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Becoming a TSP Millionaire: One Federal Employee’s Story

A federal employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service tells his story of how he became a millionaire by investing in the TSP throughout his federal career.

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Nervous Feds Nearing Retirement Continue to Ask, ‘Am I Invested Correctly?’

By on May 17, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Nervous Feds Nearing Retirement Continue to Ask, ‘Am I Invested Correctly?’

I am under FERS and plan to remain in federal service until I get an additional 10% annuity, but am wondering if my TSP funds are invested correctly.

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