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Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

By on May 22, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

Can I take a certain percentage out of my traditional TSP (all G fund) for two years, and then purchase an annuity?

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Becoming a TSP Millionaire: One Federal Employee’s Story

By on May 21, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Becoming a TSP Millionaire: One Federal Employee’s Story

A federal employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service tells his story of how he became a millionaire by investing in the TSP throughout his federal career.

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Nervous Feds Nearing Retirement Continue to Ask, ‘Am I Invested Correctly?’

By on May 17, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Nervous Feds Nearing Retirement Continue to Ask, ‘Am I Invested Correctly?’

I am under FERS and plan to remain in federal service until I get an additional 10% annuity, but am wondering if my TSP funds are invested correctly.

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What Are The Differences Between the Roth TSP and a Roth IRA?

By on May 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Are The Differences Between the Roth TSP and a Roth IRA?

Can federal employees invest in both the Roth TSP and a Roth IRA? The author explains the similarities and differences between these two retirement savings account types.

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How Are TSP Participants Investing Their Money?

By on May 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Are TSP Participants Investing Their Money?

Here are the latest data on TSP investors and how they invest their money.

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Contributing Too Much to the TSP Will Reduce Your Match

By on May 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Contributing Too Much to the TSP Will Reduce Your Match

If you contribute too much to the TSP each pay period, it can actually cause you to lose money. The author provides a detailed explanation.

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TSP Funds Sprint Higher

By on May 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Funds Sprint Higher

The I fund had the biggest return for the TSP in April and so far in 2017. Also, current good news and potentially bad news in Congress for TSP investors.

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What Happens to My Benefits If I Leave Federal Service and Then Return in the Future?

By on April 29, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
What Happens to My Benefits If I Leave Federal Service and Then Return in the Future?

I’m considering leaving federal service, however, I’m wondering what would happen to my benefits if I ended up coming back in the future?

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Can Feds Overcome the Political ‘Butterfly Effect’ Impacting Their TSP Savings?

By on April 25, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Can Feds Overcome the Political ‘Butterfly Effect’ Impacting Their TSP Savings?

A political event can cause a temporary shake up in the stock market. What does this mean for your TSP account, and how do you know if you are taking the right amount of risk for your personal situation?

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Long Stepping Down as FRTIB’s Executive Director

By on April 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The FRTIB has announced that its Executive Director, Greg Long, is stepping down from his position at the agency.

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