TSP

  • Back Story on the Tobacco Bill

    Despite gavel-to-gavel coverage of Congress and the media microscope on government operations, much of what happens here in Washington is under the radar. Hearings, at which news is sometimes made, are held. It gives the…

  • Happy Days for TSP Investors

    Permit me to start today’s column with my granddaughter’s favorite joke. It goes like this: “Horse walks into a bar. The bartender says ‘why the long face?'” Get it? Long face! Horse. Get it? Now,…

  • Shout it from the rooftops and tell it to the TSP

    If you love your family, fill out your TSP beneficiary forms (pdf). Arthur Stein joins us for our weekly talk with financial experts to discusses common and costly mistakes feds make with their TSP beneficary…

  • Your TSP: Big changes coming

    As FederalNewsRadio has been telling you, changes might be coming to your Thrift Savings Plan. As always, Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board joins us during our weekly chat with everything you…

  • TSP heads to third consecutive positive month

    TSP’s Director of External Affairs explains why the TSP is such a good value.

  • How did the TSP do in May?

    It’s near the end of the month. So, how did your TSP do? We turn to Tom Trabucco, Director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, who’s joining us on a Tuesday…

  • And the Biggest Loser Is…

    The stock market is down about 40 percent from its 2007 high point. But you probably knew that. While it is perfectly human to personalize things, especially when we take a hit, the fact of…

  • TSP Talk: Loans available

    There are two types of loans you can apply for under your Thrift Savings Plan. Tom Trabucco of the TSP tells us all about them.

  • TSP FAQ: Trabucco explains it all

    By Dorothy Ramienski Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio With all of the talk about the markets going up and down, some of your questions about what to do with the money once it’s available might have gotten…

  • FAQ: Taking money out of your TSP

    What should you do when you reach retirement age or you just want to withdraw funds from your TSP account? We discuss some frequently asked questions about withdrawals with Tom Trabucco, Director of External Affairs…

  • TSP Roth option right around the corner?

    Is that Roth option for your TSP coming soon? Or will you have to wait longer? And how about that stock market? Is the economy slowly turning around? Tom Trabucco is Director of External Relations…

  • TSP Roth option right around the corner?

    Is that Roth option for your TSP coming soon? Or will you have to wait longer? And how about that stock market? Is the economy slowly turning around? Tom Trabucco is Director of External Relations…

  • What TSP participants want

    By Dorothy Ramienski Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio TSP participants want a Roth IRA option, a mutual fund window and inherited accounts for spouses, according to a recent survey conducted by the Thrift Savings Plan Board. Tom…

  • Talkin’ about your TSP

    It’s Monday, which means it’s time to hear from Tom Trabucco, Director of External Relations at the TSP. He tells you what you need to know about your retirement accounts and pay & benefits —…