Tag: TSP

Greed, Fear, and Your TSP Account

July 14, 2020 9:07 AM
Greed, Fear, and Your TSP Account

Stock market volatility can cause people to go to extremes in their investing. The author discusses what this means for federal employees and their TSP accounts.

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Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

July 13, 2020 2:32 PM
Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

Federal employees can have a Roth IRA in addition to the TSP. Here are the basics of how this retirement savings option works.

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The Worst Way to Save $80,000

July 9, 2020 1:49 PM
The Worst Way to Save $80,000

Is “market timing” with your TSP a good strategy? Even if you have occasional success, the author points out that there are still big downsides.

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Leaving Federal Employment Before You Are Eligible to Retire

July 7, 2020 1:42 PM
Leaving Federal Employment Before You Are Eligible to Retire

What happens to your federal benefits if you leave before you are eligible to retire?

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Number of TSP Millionaires Jumps 66% in Q2

July 6, 2020 2:14 PM
Number of TSP Millionaires Jumps 66% in Q2

The number of TSP millionaires has been on the rise as the stock market rebounds from its March lows.

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What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

July 6, 2020 12:48 PM
What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

What do federal employees think of their benefits? OPM has released its latest survey results.

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Which TSP Fund Up 8.65% in 12 Months?

Which TSP Fund Up 8.65% in 12 Months?

How did the TSP funds perform in June? The best performing fund in the last year may surprise you.

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Should We Tap Into Our TSP to Pay Off Debt Using the Special Coronavirus Distribution Rules?

June 30, 2020 12:04 PM

A federal employee asks, "...provided I qualify to make the COVID-related withdrawal, would it be foolish to withdraw $40,000 from my Thrift Savings Plan (not as a loan but as a withdrawal) and spread the income tax out over three years to be debt free (aside from my house and student loans)?"

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Federal Employees Have it Good

June 29, 2020 7:44 AM
Federal Employees Have it Good

Federal employees may not always think of themselves as lucky, but as the author points out, there are some perks to being a member of the federal workforce.

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Will You Be Using the New L Funds?

June 28, 2020 10:27 AM
Will You Be Using the New L Funds?

Do you plan to utilize the new L Funds when they take effect this week? Share your feedback in this short survey.

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