The TSP has some of the lowest administrative fees in the business, which, over time, can boost the account balance significantly. So why leave, ever?
Despite the fact that 2020 was an exceptional, dangerous, horrible year in so many ways, lots of us learned to cope. Some to thrive.
In a decidedly 2020 fashion, Thrift Savings Plan returns dropped in December as sharp as they jumped a month earlier.
When they leave government, either for other jobs or to retire, more than half of all TSP investors take some, most take all, of their money with them. How come?
When you retire, do you stick with the TSP (and its low-fees and multiple-oversight) or move into another tax-deferred investment option? That’s an important question because so many feds typically retire in December and January.
Returns released Tuesday showed monthly improvements reminiscent of this spring, with every fund ending in the black and several making double-digit growth.
Most federal employees love their current health and retirement benefits, but generational differences of opinion may offer some telling signs about what interests the workforce of the future.
The Thrift Savings Plan awarded its highly-anticipated recordkeeping services acquisition (RKSA) to Accenture Federal Services. The procurement will help the TSP provide a variety of new services to participants, including a mutual fund window and electronic signature capabilities.
Senate Republicans released the drafts of 12 appropriations bills Tuesday morning. One of the bills includes a federal pay freeze for civilian employees, senior executives and political appointees in 2021.
The international stock index I Fund and the fixed income investment F fund went down from the previous month, while all other stock and Lifecycle funds increased or, in the case of the securities-backed G fund, stayed flat from September.
If you knew for sure whether President Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden would be elected -- how would that knowledge change your investment strategy?
Over the past 30 years, TSP's G fund has delivered steadily declining rates of return, falling from an annual return of 8.9% at its peak in 1990 to 2.24% in 2019.
More than 55,000 active and retired federal and postal workers have a million dollars, or more, in their Thrift Savings Plan accounts. What’s their secret?
Membership in the exclusive federal Thrift Savings Plan millionaire club continues to grow as long-time federal and military investors continue to buy stocks, even when the market hits a rough patch. There were 55,183 current…