The U.S. stock market was down 4.21 percent last week or about $1.3 trillion. If you are invested in the Thrift Savings Plan’s C and S funds, that means you, too.
Thanks to the diet COLA rule, people who have already retired under FERS will be limited to a 2 percent COLA in 2019.
The 2.8 percent cost of living adjustment coming this January for millions of retirees will be the biggest catch-up-with-inflation increase in years.
Last week a reader who plans to retire in 2022 asked for some TSP investing help so we passed the buck to you for the wisdom of the crowd. Here’s what you advised.
For many people age 40 seems to be the not-so-magic number. If you buy that, be advised that the Civil Service Reform Act is turning 40 this Saturday.
The number of feds who have account balances ranging from $750,000 to $999,000 rose between 2016 and this year. Now the largest balance is more than $6 million.
This is supposed to be a government holiday, but unless you have kids in school or either work in a bank or need to visit your credit union today, you might be on the job.
When it comes to investment strategies, many Thrift Savings Plan participants have a plan. But one Causey reader needs your help.
During proposed phased retirement, employees would spend 50 percent of their time training younger employees. A win-win situation — so people were told.
Narrowly avoiding a shutdown, the House and Senate will go into recess with the proposed pay raise still potentially on the chopping block.
Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
See recent reader emails from people who believe political messages exist in this column’s reporting on federal pay and benefits.
When it comes to programs designed to benefit federal workers and the taxpayers too, the biggest loser may be the phased retirement program launched six years ago.
Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.
|Oct 15, 2018||Close||Change||YTD*|
Closing price updated at approx 6pm ET each business day. More at tsp.gov
* YTD data is updated on the last day of the month.