Tag: TSP

Four Reasons Not To Take A TSP Loan

By on July 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Four Reasons Not To Take A TSP Loan

Federal employees can borrow against their TSP accounts to raise cash. However, the author advises that this is not a good idea.

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S Fund Up; I Fund Down for TSP Investors

By on July 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
S Fund Up; I Fund Down for TSP Investors

The S fund performed well in May and for the year. The I fund did not. Here are the results.

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3 Bad Days or 6 Lucky Numbers

By on June 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Bad Days or 6 Lucky Numbers

Do you know your lucky numbers for retirement? The author lists six important ones for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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New TSP Fund Leader in May

By on June 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New TSP Fund Leader in May

Which TSP fund had the best returns in May?

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TSP Provides Update on Implementing TSP Modernization Act

By on May 31, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Provides Update on Implementing TSP Modernization Act

The TSP has provided new information on the implementation of the TSP Modernization Act.

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Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

By on May 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

I entered federal service late in my working life (at age 52). Will my federal retirement benefits be a meaningful source of income for me?

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TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

By on May 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

While costs for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds continue to decrease, the TSP remains an investment bargain for Federal employees and retirees.

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FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

By on May 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) has announced a contract with BlackRock to manage the TSP’s F Fund.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Tips to Accumulate More Wealth in the TSP

on May 10, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Tips to Accumulate More Wealth in the TSP The author outlines 15 tips to build savings inside of 401(k) programs which he notes also apply to federal employees investing in the Thrift Savings Plan.

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