Tag: TSP

FRTIB Proposes Simplifying TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process

By on January 25, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FRTIB Proposes Simplifying TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process

A proposed rule aims to simplify the catch-up contribution process for the TSP.

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Potential Drawbacks to the TSP

By on January 22, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The TSP is a great benefit for federal employees, and recent changes offered improvements. However, the author cautions about some of the lesser known pitfalls.

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What Effect Does Automatic Enrollment Have on TSP Savings Habits?

By on January 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Effect Does Automatic Enrollment Have on TSP Savings Habits?

A recent CBO report looks at the impact the government match and automatic enrollment have on federal employees’ savings habits in the TSP.

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Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

By on January 16, 2020 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

Which topics were of the most interest to federal employees in 2019? Here is the top 20 list of the most popular FedSmith articles last year.

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Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

By on January 13, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

The number of TSP millionaires has dramatically increased in the past year and increased by tens of thousands over the past few years.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding Medicare, the TSP and taxes.

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Trends in TSP Investing

By on January 6, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trends in TSP Investing

Investors in the TSP change over time. The G Fund has decreased in popularity in recent years and the popularity of the Lifecycle funds continues to increase.

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Managing Your TSP: Reallocate Funds Tactically

By on January 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Reallocating your investments can help with your long-term retirement planning. The author discusses the basics of this principle.

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TSP Releases January 2020 Processing Schedule

By on January 2, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Releases January 2020 Processing Schedule

The TSP has published the January 2020 processing schedule with important tax information for TSP participants.

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Best TSP Fund Return in 2019: 31.45%

By on January 2, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Best TSP Fund Return in 2019: 31.45%

Despite gloomy investment predictions for 2019, TSP investors fared well. One TSP fund had a return of 31.45% for the year.

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