Tag: TSP

Why Isn’t the Roth TSP More Popular?

October 21, 2020 1:44 PM
Why Isn’t the Roth TSP More Popular?

Data from the TSP show that the Roth option is far less popular than the traditional. The author discusses why this may be the case.

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Your 6 Most Important FERS Benefits Explained

October 19, 2020 2:47 PM

What are the key benefits for federal employees under FERS? Here is a summary.

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How Does the TSP Compare to Private Sector Retirement Plans?

October 16, 2020 9:57 AM

The TSP has some features that make it stand out against the average private sector 401(k) plan.

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Paying Double Taxes on TSP Loans

October 14, 2020 1:36 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 5:06 PM

There are a number of downsides to taking a loan from your TSP account, not the least of which is the potential doubling your tax burden.

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Number of Federal Employee Millionaires Up Dramatically

October 5, 2020 6:37 PM
Number of Federal Employee Millionaires Up Dramatically

The number of TSP millionaires has come back strong after the dramatic drop in March. There are now more TSP millionaires than ever!

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Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

October 5, 2020 12:14 PM

When you start investing can make a huge difference in the amount of wealth you build over the course of your career.

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C Fund is Up…and Down

October 1, 2020 11:20 AM
C Fund is Up…and Down

September was not such a great month for stocks despite an overall excellent third quarter. How did the TSP funds fare?

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Volatility, Elections and the TSP

September 29, 2020 7:15 AM , Updated October 1, 2020 2:54 PM
Volatility, Elections and the TSP

Elections in November and underlying social unrest that is already upon us may lead to significant volatility in the TSP’s stock funds. How will you react?

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TSP Provides Details on Change to Automatic 5% Enrollment

September 24, 2020 1:49 PM
TSP Provides Details on Change to Automatic 5% Enrollment

The TSP has shared some additional information about the upcoming change to the automatic enrollment percentage.

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Automatic Enrollment Percentage in the TSP Increasing to 5%

September 16, 2020 2:10 PM
Automatic Enrollment Percentage in the TSP Increasing to 5%

A rule change coming this fall will increase the automatic enrollment percentage in the TSP from 3% to 5%.

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