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Which TSP Fund Returned More Than 11% in January?

By on February 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Which TSP Fund Returned More Than 11% in January?

What impact has the shutdown and stock market volatility had on TSP returns? See which TSP fund had its best January return since the TSP’s inception.

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Meeting Your Income Needs During the Shutdown

By on January 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Meeting Your Income Needs During the Shutdown

The shutdown has caused financial stress for federal employees who have had to go without paychecks. The author provides tips for financial protection both now and in the future.

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Another Bill Would Allow Access to TSP Funds During Shutdown

By on January 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Bill Would Allow Access to TSP Funds During Shutdown

Another bill has been introduced to allow federal employees to access the TSP without penalty during the shutdown.

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Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

By on January 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

Thinking of leaving your job as a federal employee? These are some important financial considerations to keep in mind when moving to the private sector.

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Bill Would Let Federal Employees Withdraw From Their Retirement Funds During Shutdown

By on January 17, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Let Federal Employees Withdraw From Their Retirement Funds During Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would let federal employees and contractors withdraw from retirement accounts without penalty during the shutdown.

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Bill Would Let Federal Employees Tap Their TSP Funds During Shutdown

By on January 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Let Federal Employees Tap Their TSP Funds During Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would allow excepted federal employees to withdraw from the TSP with no penalties to have money during shutdowns.

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A Lack of Financial Planning Leads to Unpleasant Consequences

By on January 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Lack of Financial Planning Leads to Unpleasant Consequences

The author says the partial government shutdown is a reminder for federal employees to always be prepared with emergency savings to get through tough times.

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Shutdown Announcement from the TSP

By on January 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The TSP made an announcement regarding suspension of loan payments and the ongoing shutdown.

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How Much Did TSP Funds Drop in 2018?

By on January 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much Did TSP Funds Drop in 2018?

TSP stock funds were all down in 2018 but bond funds are up. Here is a summary of how TSP funds finished out the year.

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10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

The start of a new year is a good time to review your finances. These are some simple things you can do to help save on taxes and boost your long-term savings.

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