Tag: TSP

Legislation Would Expand TSP Withdrawal Options

By on April 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Expand TSP Withdrawal Options

Recently introduced legislation would change withdrawal rules to give federal employees more options when taking funds out of their TSP accounts.

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TSP – How Wide Is Your Road?

By on April 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP – How Wide Is Your Road?

The author describes the importance of risk as it relates to your TSP portfolio and provides some hypothetical examples to illustrate the potential impact to your investments.

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International Fund Tops TSP Fund Returns in March

By on April 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
International Fund Tops TSP Fund Returns in March

The I fund finished ahead of other TSP funds in March and for the first quarter of the year.

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Are Federal Agencies Required to Offer Retirement Seminars?

By on March 31, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Are Federal Agencies Required to Offer Retirement Seminars?

Are federal agencies required to offer retirement training seminars to their employees?

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How TSP Planning Changed for Public Safety Officers

By on March 28, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

Special Provisions federal employees who have a mandatory retirement age face unique retirement planning challenges, but fortunately there is a relatively new TSP law that can help.

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Is the TSP TOO Cheap?

By on March 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is the TSP TOO Cheap?

The author says that one of the TSP’s greatest strengths (its low costs) can also be one of its greatest weaknesses.

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‘In-Service’ Withdrawals and Your TSP

By on March 21, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘In-Service’ Withdrawals and Your TSP

Federal employees are allowed to withdraw money from the Thrift Savings Plan while still working for two reasons: financial hardship and age. The author explains how these withdrawals work.

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Government Begins Borrowing from the G Fund to Offset Debt Ceiling

By on March 21, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Government Begins Borrowing from the G Fund to Offset Debt Ceiling

The Treasury Department is having to use “extraordinary measures” to offset hitting the debt ceiling, and that includes using money from the G Fund to help pay for government operations.

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Five Tips to Maximize Your TSP Savings

By on March 15, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Five Tips to Maximize Your TSP Savings

Are you taking full advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan to save for your retirement? The author provides some simple tips to help you maximize your savings.

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How To Get Back Into a Hot Stock Market

By on March 14, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How To Get Back Into a Hot Stock Market

The stock market has been on a tear, setting numerous record highs in the last several weeks. If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines, how do you know the best time to get back into the market?

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