Tag: TSP

Last Minute Cramming Won’t Get You to Retirement

By on August 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Having a dream for what you want your retirement to be can help motivate you to plan far enough in advance to achieve it.

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TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

By on August 3, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

Despite the dramatic drop in March, TSP stock funds have roared back. One is now up more than 11% in the last 12 months.

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TSP Announces Rule Change on Installment Payments

By on July 31, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The TSP is lifting a restriction on starting and restarting installment payments based on life expectancy.

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Will I Run Out of Money in Retirement?

By on July 31, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Having enough saved for retirement is a concern of many federal employees. One pitfall to watch for is the time between retiring and starting Social Security.

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TSP Update: Coronavirus Loans and F Fund Ahead in 2020

By on July 29, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Update: Coronavirus Loans and F Fund Ahead in 2020

Here are the results of the CARES Act project for the TSP and where participants moved their investments in June.

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Investing is Like Riding a Rollercoaster, and it Shouldn’t Be Any Other Way

By on July 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Investing is Like Riding a Rollercoaster, and it Shouldn’t Be Any Other Way

The ups and downs of the stock market can make for some emotional times, but those who enjoy the long-term ride are rewarded.

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5 Tips To Help You Acquire Your First Million Dollars

By on July 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Tips To Help You Acquire Your First Million Dollars

What does it take to become a millionaire? These are some of the techniques that people who have reached this milestone use.

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FedSmith Readers Plan to Take Advantage of the New L Funds

By on July 15, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FedSmith Readers Plan to Take Advantage of the New L Funds

A majority of respondents in our latest survey said that they plan to utilize the new L Funds in the TSP.

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Greed, Fear, and Your TSP Account

By on July 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Greed, Fear, and Your TSP Account

Stock market volatility can cause people to go to extremes in their investing. The author discusses what this means for federal employees and their TSP accounts.

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Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

By on July 13, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

Federal employees can have a Roth IRA in addition to the TSP. Here are the basics of how this retirement savings option works.

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