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Has the Financial Panic of 2020 Affected Your Investment Decisions?

March 17, 2020 7:38 AM , Updated March 30, 2020 7:44 AM
Has the Financial Panic of 2020 Affected Your Investment Decisions?

Imagining how a financial panic will feel is different than actually going through one. Are you now ready to pack it in and sell all of your stock funds?

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

March 12, 2020 7:15 AM , Updated March 22, 2020 9:56 AM
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Do I Buy TSP Stock Funds, Sell, or Ignore the Market?

March 10, 2020 6:12 PM , Updated March 21, 2020 5:14 AM
Do I Buy TSP Stock Funds, Sell, or Ignore the Market?

Do you follow stock prices every day? Will this help or hurt your financial (and physical) health?

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Should You Roll Over Your TSP Into an IRA?

March 6, 2020 10:35 AM , Updated March 21, 2020 5:14 AM
Should You Roll Over Your TSP Into an IRA?

Should you roll your TSP into an IRA after you leave federal service? The author offers some pros and cons to consider.

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Coronavirus and the TSP: Which Funds Were Hardest Hit?

March 2, 2020 4:22 PM , Updated March 14, 2020 3:03 PM
Coronavirus and the TSP: Which Funds Were Hardest Hit?

The coronavirus significantly impacted the stock market in February. Which funds had the largest losses and which ones gained?

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A Bucket of Coronavirus

March 2, 2020 7:14 AM , Updated March 14, 2020 3:03 PM
A Bucket of Coronavirus

Worries about the coronavirus have pushed the stock market into correction territory. Would a “bucket strategy” help retirees with funds in the TSP?

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14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

March 1, 2020 7:44 AM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM
14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

From the end of December 2018 to the end of December 2019, the average TSP balance for FERS employees was up almost 14.2%.

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The Sky is Falling! Time to Sell Your TSP Stock Funds?

February 28, 2020 3:48 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM
The Sky is Falling! Time to Sell Your TSP Stock Funds?

The stock market is falling fast. Many TSP investors have seen their accounts dwindle in value in just a few days. Is this the time to sell your TSP stock funds?

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This D.C. Millennial Makes $81,000 And Has No Debt

February 27, 2020 5:18 PM

This young federal employee lives in Washington, a high cost of living area, and not only has no debt, but is actively contributing to his future retirement savings via the Thrift Savings Plan and a Roth IRA.

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Saving Solely in the TSP Can be Bad

February 26, 2020 11:41 AM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM
Saving Solely in the TSP Can be Bad

The TSP is a great option for saving for retirement, but the author says that using it for all savings needs can create tax consequences.

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