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Financial Tips for Federal Employees

By on July 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Financial Tips for Federal Employees

Here are a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Four Reasons to Avoid Taking a TSP Loan

By on July 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Four Reasons to Avoid Taking a TSP Loan

Borrowing from your TSP account can be detrimental to your long-term savings. The author explains why it’s best to avoid.

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Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

By on July 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

What should a federal employee’s surviving spouse do when s/he dies? This is a checklist for handling federal benefits.

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$25,000 Error: Carefully Fill Out TSP Withdrawal Forms

By on July 9, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
$25,000 Error: Carefully Fill Out TSP Withdrawal Forms

Checking the wrong box on a TSP form led to withholding $25,000 in taxes and a financial hardship for a retired federal employee.

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The TSP F Fund and the Bearer of Bond News

By on July 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The TSP F Fund and the Bearer of Bond News

Can you lose money investing in bonds? The author describes the impact interest rate shifts can have on the TSP’s F Fund.

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Best June Since 1938: TSP Stock Funds Surge

By on July 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Best June Since 1938: TSP Stock Funds Surge

Which TSP fund has returned 18.53% so far in 2019? Which one has returned 19.48% in 2019?

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Changes Coming to TSP Funds

By on June 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes Coming to TSP Funds

The structure of TSP funds is changing in 2020. Here is a summary.

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How Much Income Will My FERS Pension Provide in Retirement?

By on June 23, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Income Will My FERS Pension Provide in Retirement?

How does the FERS pension work, and how much can it add to your overall retirement income?

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TSP Promises and Pitfalls?

By on June 17, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Promises and Pitfalls?

The guarantee that comes with the G Fund may sound great, but it comes with a hidden retirement risk that many federal employees tend to overlook.

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More Details Revealed About Changes Coming to the TSP

By on June 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Details Revealed About Changes Coming to the TSP

A proposed rule published in the Federal Register outlines changes coming to the TSP under the TSP Modernization Act.

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