When it comes time to start withdrawing money from your TSP will you be glad you invested pre-tax, or wish somebody had talked to you about the Roth option?
Whatever you call today, it is still an official government holiday. That means that a lot of federal workers are off today, but many are not.
Federal workers and retirees are awash in numbers today, some solid, some still forming up. The final total will determine in large part what kind of financial future they have.
There were 5.6 million accounts in the TSP at the end of September. A few were just born in the right family but the majority are self-made.
Fast approaching is the health benefits open enrollment period from Nov. 11-Dec. 9, when workers and retirees should shop carefully for the best deal for them and their families.
It’s very likely, especially if you haven’t changed plans in the past few years or are retired, that you are paying more in premiums than necessary.
While people are fascinated by the TSP Millionaires Club, the real question is where does your account rank in value?
Nobody likes to pay more for anything. But is it possible that the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program isn’t the ripoff many think it is?
So how’s the retirement nest egg you’re building one paycheck at a time going?
Washington, D.C. area tax and estate attorney Tom O’Rourke has tips for finding out the state of your estate, and planning for the future.
The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
Federal-military-Social Security retirees are hoping for a January 2020 cost of living adjustment, which is nice but not as nice as the days of 8% or 9% yearly increases.
Most of the 34,000 active and retired feds with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts got there by keeping cool. Most have been steady investors for decades.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked long-time reader Tony Krolik if there is life after retiring, which he did from the Internal Revenue Service five years ago.