Have you had the long term care insurance talk with your spouse or significant other, or your kids? How about with yourself, can you handle a reality check?
Thanks to the booming stock market the number of federal-postal workers with $1 million or more Thrift Savings Plan accounts jumped to 49,620 at the end of 2019.
Many people decided to ride out the Great Recession so they could miss the downside and return to the TSP’s C, S and I stock funds when things got better. Eleven years later, some still haven’t returned.
For many January is a hope-springs-eternal transition time. But there are things members of the federal family can, and should, be doing that will save money.
Just like the year before, December saw a drop in the number of federal retirement claims received by the Office of Personnel Management compared to the previous month.
While your income will likely go down in retirement, moving to a more tax-friendly state could increase the cash value of your annuity.
Mike Causey asked Abraham Grungold, a 34-year civil servant, why so many TSP investors have account balances that are so relatively small?
One longtime reader says feds should be aware of their full retirement age (FRA) and what it means to them.
Federal workers this month are getting a 3.1% total pay and federal-postal retirees are getting a 1.6% cost of living adjustment.
To protect their annuities from the ups and downs of the stock market, many active and most retired federal-postal workers have a major chunk of their Thrift Savings Plan account in the Treasury securities G fund.
Ask yourself if, when you start tapping your TSP you’ll be glad you invested pre-tax, or do you wish you had taken the Roth option?
Lots of people who live in high tax states relocate for retirement.
Just about everybody knows the stock market is long overdue for a correction of 20% or more — maybe a lot more.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan wants to change the rate it currently uses to calculate some annual cost of living adjustments.