In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency’s ongoing electronic health record modernization.
Thrift Savings Plan participants officially have access now to a variety of new withdrawal options. Here’s what they mean, and here’s how they might help you stay in the TSP longer into retirement.
The Thrift Savings Plan is an important part of retirement security for federal employees and has launched several new options for how to manage or take withdrawals from one’s account.
The first TSP millionaires were all alike and today, they still have a lot in common. The vast majority have been investing the maximum for 29-plus years.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board announced in 2017 it would broaden the I fund’s benchmark to include more emerging markets, including China.
Earlier this year, the chances of both (or either) a federal pay raise and a separate cost of living adjustment for retirees were hovering somewhere between slim and slimmer. The president called for a zero…
Effective Sept. 15, major changes will take effect in the TSP, changes that will make it more attractive for life-time investors and more convenient for people who need to withdraw different amounts over their retirement.
Hundreds of federal and postal workers become retirement eligible every day. Although most don’t retire at the first opportunity.
The dominant Federal Employees Retirement System covers most working feds. It’s good but it has several moving parts.
August followed July’s pattern of widespread month-over-month drops in the TSP, as well as year-over-year decreases in all but two funds.
While you were away, here’s what happened on the job front — spoiler alert, not much!
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army’s issuing new maximum bonus amounts, aimed at encouraging soldiers to sign up for longer enlistments.
Most experts say it is essential that people under the Federal Employees Retirement System put at least 5% into the Thrift Savings Plan.
Thanks to the ups and downs in the global markets, some of the 37,612 feds who were Thrift Savings Plan millionaires at the end of June may be back to six-figure balances.