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When Does It Make Sense to Get Help With Retirement Planning and Investments?

By on October 17, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
When Does It Make Sense to Get Help With Retirement Planning and Investments?

When does it make sense to work with a financial planner for retirement? The author provides some considerations on when you may or may not want to use one.

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House Passes TSP Modernization Act

By on October 11, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Passes TSP Modernization Act

The House has passed legislation that would amend current law to allow federal employees to make multiple withdrawals from the TSP.

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Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

Do you know the basic benefits included under FERS? This is a quick overview of them and what each provides.

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TSP Relaxes Hardship Withdrawal Rules for Hurricane Maria Victims

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Relaxes Hardship Withdrawal Rules for Hurricane Maria Victims

The TSP is temporarily relaxing its hardship withdrawal rules to help federal employees impacted by Hurricane Maria.

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How FedSmith.com Readers Utilize the TSP: FERS vs. CSRS

By on October 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How FedSmith.com Readers Utilize the TSP: FERS vs. CSRS

What are the similarities and differences in how FedSmith.com readers under FERS and CSRS use their TSP accounts? See how our latest survey results came out.

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What Are the Best Retirement Dates for Law Enforcement Officers?

By on October 3, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Are the Best Retirement Dates for Law Enforcement Officers?

With respect to the “best” date to retire, are there special considerations for law enforcement officers?

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What is the One TSP Fund Up 20% in 2017?

By on October 2, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What is the One TSP Fund Up 20% in 2017?

Which TSP fund has had the highest rate of return so far this year? The answer may surprise you.

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How to Pick Smarter Investments in Your U.S. Thrift Savings Plan

on September 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
One financial advisor outlines his recommendations for how to allocate investment selections inside of the TSP.

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How FedSmith.com Readers Utilize the TSP

By on September 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How FedSmith.com Readers Utilize the TSP

How do FedSmith.com readers utilize their TSP accounts? This is what you told us in a recent survey.

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FRTIB Issues Proposed Rules for New Blended Retirement System

By on September 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FRTIB Issues Proposed Rules for New Blended Retirement System

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has published proposed rules on how to implement the military’s new Blended Retirement System.

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