Tag: TSP

FRTIB Awards TSP Annuity Contract

By on January 31, 2020 9:45 AM in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Awards TSP Annuity Contract

The FRTIB announced that it has awarded its life annuity contract for the TSP to MetLife.

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The Roth TSP and Other Forms of ‘Tax Insurance’

By on January 30, 2020 10:41 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Roth TSP and Other Forms of ‘Tax Insurance’

The author says taxes could rise in the future, making traditional tax planning strategies less effective.

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Managing Your TSP: Your Retirement Investment Choices

By on January 27, 2020 9:22 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

When it comes to retirement, “going with the flow” can have serious negative consequences for your investments. The author highlights some common pitfalls.

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FRTIB Proposes Simplifying TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process

By on January 25, 2020 8:45 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FRTIB Proposes Simplifying TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process

A proposed rule aims to simplify the catch-up contribution process for the TSP.

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Potential Drawbacks to the TSP

By on January 22, 2020 1:09 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments

The TSP is a great benefit for federal employees, and recent changes offered improvements. However, the author cautions about some of the lesser known pitfalls.

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What Effect Does Automatic Enrollment Have on TSP Savings Habits?

By on January 21, 2020 12:14 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Effect Does Automatic Enrollment Have on TSP Savings Habits?

A recent CBO report looks at the impact the government match and automatic enrollment have on federal employees’ savings habits in the TSP.

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Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

By on January 16, 2020 11:02 AM in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

Which topics were of the most interest to federal employees in 2019? Here is the top 20 list of the most popular FedSmith articles last year.

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Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

By on January 13, 2020 5:36 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

The number of TSP millionaires has dramatically increased in the past year and increased by tens of thousands over the past few years.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

By on January 13, 2020 8:32 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments
Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding Medicare, the TSP and taxes.

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Trends in TSP Investing

By on January 6, 2020 11:14 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trends in TSP Investing

Investors in the TSP change over time. The G Fund has decreased in popularity in recent years and the popularity of the Lifecycle funds continues to increase.

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