Tag: TSP

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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Can Roth TSP Withdrawals Be Taxed?

By on March 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can Roth TSP Withdrawals Be Taxed?

Could funds in your Roth TSP be taxed when you withdraw them? The answer is “yes, if you are not careful.”

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Are You One of the TSP Millionaires?

By on March 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Are You One of the TSP Millionaires?

The number of TSP millionaires has exploded with the rising stock market. Here are the facts and figures on this aspect of the TSP.

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The TSP is a Good Model for Better Retirement Saving

on March 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that the Thrift Savings Plan is a model that can be used to improve retirement saving for more Americans.

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What Does It Take to be a TSP Millionaire?

By on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Does It Take to be a TSP Millionaire?

What does it take to accumulate $1 million or more in your TSP account? It may not be as daunting as it might seem. The author provides several detailed examples with hypothetical numbers.

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Smart Financial Moves to Make for Military Members

on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
These are eight financial moves that military families can make to secure a stronger financial future.

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