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Federal Employees, Federal Benefits and Debt

By on August 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Federal Benefits and Debt

The Treasury Secretary says the government needs authority to borrow more money by September 29th. Could federal pension payments be suspended after this date?

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Should Federal Employees Invest in a Roth IRA?

By on August 17, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees Invest in a Roth IRA?

One advantage of a Roth IRA for federal employees is the opportunity to increase exposure to international markets. The author explains.

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CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

By on August 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

The CBO has released an analysis of bills that would allow federal employees to make multiple withdrawals from their TSP accounts.

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The G Fund and the Debt Ceiling

By on August 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The G Fund and the Debt Ceiling

Congress is once again debating whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. Here is what this means for federal employees.

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Details of SEC Complaint Against Brokers Allegedly Targeting TSP Investors

By on August 10, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Details of SEC Complaint Against Brokers Allegedly Targeting TSP Investors

The SEC recently charged four Atlanta area brokers with fraudulently targeting TSP investors. These are details of the formal complaint that was filed.

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Tips to Avoid These 9 Costly TSP Mistakes: Part 2

By on August 9, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Tips to Avoid These 9 Costly TSP Mistakes: Part 2

In the second of two articles, the author highlights some common costly mistakes federal employees are prone to making with their TSP accounts.

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Proposed Changes to the TSP

By on August 7, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Proposed Changes to the TSP

Legislation is advancing in Congress that would make changes to the TSP. Here is what this could mean for federal employees.

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When Brokers Want to Move Your Money Out of a Very Good Thing

on August 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that federal employees have one of the best retirement savings plans in the country available to them. Therefore, he says, one should remain suspicious if brokers are trying to get you to move money out of such a plan.

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Tips to Avoid These 9 Costly TSP Mistakes: Part 1

By on August 2, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Tips to Avoid These 9 Costly TSP Mistakes: Part 1

Are you making these mistakes with managing your TSP account? The author highlights some common problems and how to avoid them.

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FRTIB Announces Selection of New Executive Director

By on August 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The FRTIB has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director.

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