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The TSP Modernization Act: Expectations vs. Reality

By on May 20, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The TSP Modernization Act: Expectations vs. Reality

The TSP Modernization Act was supposed to add flexibility for TSP participants, but is that what it really did?

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TSP Announces CARES Act Loan Options

By on May 15, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Announces CARES Act Loan Options

The TSP has announced details of temporary loan options under the CARES Act to help federal employees impacted by the coronavirus.

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The Thrift Board Blinked

By on May 15, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Thrift Board Blinked

The FRTIB has delayed implementation of its planned change to the TSP’s I Fund, but is this debate really over yet?

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TSP Delays Implementing I Fund Change

By on May 13, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Delays Implementing I Fund Change

The TSP’s I Fund will continue using the current index rather than a broader international index based on a decision made today.

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TSP Highlights Withdrawal Options for Participants Affected by the Coronavirus

By on May 13, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Highlights Withdrawal Options for Participants Affected by the Coronavirus

The TSP has issued information highlighting withdrawal options currently available to participants impacted by the coronavirus.

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FedSmith Readers Largely Split on I Fund Investing in China

By on May 12, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FedSmith Readers Largely Split on I Fund Investing in China

Do FedSmith readers support or oppose expanding I Fund investments into Chinese companies?

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White House Orders FRTIB to Stop Planned Change to I Fund

By on May 12, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
White House Orders FRTIB to Stop Planned Change to I Fund

The White House is taking formal action to stop a planned change to the TSP’s I Fund.

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Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

By on May 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

Federal employees under FERS may not realize it, but they will have taxes on at least some of their retirement income during their golden years.

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Surviving a Financial ‘Bear Attack’

By on May 6, 2020 in Q&A with 0 Comments
Surviving a Financial ‘Bear Attack’

A recent retired federal employee is worried about the stock market drop and asks what he can do to protect his retirement savings.

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TSP Politics: New Nominees Would Replace Some FRTIB Members

By on May 5, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Politics: New Nominees Would Replace Some FRTIB Members

As the TSP moves ahead to expand I Fund investments, President Trump has nominated new members for the TSP’s governing board.

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