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Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

By on May 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

I entered federal service late in my working life (at age 52). Will my federal retirement benefits be a meaningful source of income for me?

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TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

By on May 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

While costs for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds continue to decrease, the TSP remains an investment bargain for Federal employees and retirees.

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FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

By on May 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) has announced a contract with BlackRock to manage the TSP’s F Fund.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Tips to Accumulate More Wealth in the TSP

on May 10, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Tips to Accumulate More Wealth in the TSP The author outlines 15 tips to build savings inside of 401(k) programs which he notes also apply to federal employees investing in the Thrift Savings Plan.

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The Need for Tax-Efficient Retirement Strategies

By on May 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Need for Tax-Efficient Retirement Strategies

Have you thought about what your tax bill may be at retirement? These are some strategies available to federal employees to offset a future tax burden.

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Best TSP Fund For Month, YTD and Past 12 Months?

By on May 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Best TSP Fund For Month, YTD and Past 12 Months?

Which TSP fund has the best returns for April, the year-to-date and the past 12 months?

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You Need More Than Just Social Security for a Comfortable Retirement

By on April 25, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
You Need More Than Just Social Security for a Comfortable Retirement

The SSA says that Social Security is not meant to replace all of your income in retirement; therefore, it’s also critical to do your own saving.

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TSP and Combat Zone Pay

By on April 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
TSP and Combat Zone Pay

I contributed to the Thrift Savings Plan from tax exempt combat zone pay. What will happen when I begin withdrawing money from the TSP?

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It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

By on April 12, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

If you haven’t made a contribution to an IRA for the 2017 tax year, there is still time.

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