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Credit Card Debt and a Good TSP Loan

By on April 22, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Credit Card Debt and a Good TSP Loan

The author says that taking a loan from your TSP is something you should generally avoid, but there are times when it can make sense.

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Is a C Fund ESG in TSP’s Future?

By on April 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is a C Fund ESG in TSP’s Future?

Could more environmental and socially responsible investments be coming to the TSP? The author describes how this might work.

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L Funds to See Bump in Stock Holdings

By on April 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
L Funds to See Bump in Stock Holdings

The TSP is making changes to its Lifecycle funds by increasing the percentage invested in stocks and international stocks in order to improve returns.

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Lawmakers Want to Know What the TSP is Doing to Address Climate Change

By on April 17, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want to Know What the TSP is Doing to Address Climate Change

Should the TSP address climate change through its investment offerings? Two lawmakers are concerned about the issue and want GAO to conduct a study.

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Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

By on April 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

Will your income in retirement be less than it is now? As the author illustrates, you could be surprised thanks to required minimum distributions.

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Effect of the Retroactive Pay Raise on the TSP

By on April 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Effect of the Retroactive Pay Raise on the TSP

The TSP has issued a short memo for agency payroll offices regarding the impact of the retroactive pay raise.

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Understanding How A TSP Beneficiary Participation Account Works

By on April 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Understanding How A TSP Beneficiary Participation Account Works

A surviving spouse is the only survivor that can leave inherited funds, but there are important tax implications to be aware of with these accounts.

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Which TSP Fund Performed Best for 1st Quarter of 2019?

By on April 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Which TSP Fund Performed Best for 1st Quarter of 2019?

Which TSP fund has the best return for the 1st quarter in 2019? Here are all of the TSP returns for the month of March, year-to-date and the past 12 months.

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A Resolution to Keep: Getting Your Financial House in Order

By on March 31, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
A Resolution to Keep: Getting Your Financial House in Order

It is important to periodically review your financial plans to ensure you remain on track for a solid retirement. These are some areas on which to focus.

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Is it Time to Change Federal Retirement Benefits?

By on March 22, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is it Time to Change Federal Retirement Benefits?

Proposals to cut retirement benefits appear periodically. The author discusses some recent ones and what they might mean for federal employees.

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