Tax and estate planning attorney Tom O'Rourke joins host Bob Leins to answer your questions about tax shelters, the TSP, the Roth TSP, and the Section 529 plan. February 23, 2015
A snowstorm forced the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to close down one of its call centers on the busiest call day of the year.
You have two basic retirement-planning options with the Thrift Savings Plan. You can leave your money in, or take it out. Tammy Flanagan is Senior Benefits Director for the National Institute of Transition Planning. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said there are pros and cons for both, but you need to think carefully before you decide what to do.
Host Mike Causey is joined by estate planner Tom O'Rourke who will discuss what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order. February 18, 2015
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issued a request for proposal for the Thrift Savings Plan's Common Stock Fund.
The January numbers for the Thrift Savings Plan funds are a mix of good and bad news, with some funds rising out of the negative and others falling into the red.
Certified financial planner Dwayne Jackson, principal at Rembert Pendleton Jackson, answers financial planning questions. February 2, 2015
Retirement plan participants last year paid less than 29 cents in administrative costs for every $1,000 they invested, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board's Kim Weaver told Francis Rose.
A new outreach initiative at the Thrift Savings Plan comes from their Enterprise Risk Management Office. That Office is about two years old. The TSP wants the longest list possible of potential risks to their operation. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs at the TSP. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said the ERM Office's new effort will look at risk in a number of different ways.
The G-fund never has a bad day, which is the good news. The bad news, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, is that the G-fund also never has a really good day.
Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about which TSP fund to invest in. January 14, 2015
You got questions about which TSP fund to invest in? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey may not have all the answers, but he knows someone who does.
While most people know that the Roth option exists, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says many don't understand exactly what it is or does.
After a month of growth for all Thrift Savings Plan funds, December saw some federal retirement accounts dipping into the negative.