Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.
Regardless of how your federal 401k plan is doing, December has some critical dates remaining which investors should know about to get the maximum gains and tax breaks
Experts on Wall Street and world financial markets have been predicting another recession, some almost daily, since the last one ended more than 10 years ago.
Just about everybody with money in the stock market knows that the current, record long bull market has got to end someday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan will require tougher online security measures for its participants by the end of the year.
The debate over the Thrift Savings Plan and its international fund isn’t over, as two senators have urged President Donald Trump to replace members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and employee organizations have urged Congress to reconsider their criticisms of the I fund expansion.
Although November growth was small for Thrift Savings Plan’s stock and Lifecycle funds, there was at least one standout.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board said it’ll continue its plans to move the international fund to an emerging markets index, despite bipartisan congressional concern that the move would expose employees’ retirement assets to Chinese interests.
This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.
One of the key questions facing those eligible for Medicare is should they take part B and pay its premiums in addition to one of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program plans?
The Thrift Savings Plan continued its positive trend last month, as all funds showed either gains or held steady compared to September.
Most of the 5.8 million workers, retirees and former feds with Thrift Savings Plan accounts have some of their retirement nest eggs in the G fund.
After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says declining G fund returns are the result of a decline in interest rates, so he recommends many of his clients to the F fund.