Consider the tens of thousands of federal workers are wondering and many are asking if they are going to get the day before Christmas Eve off with pay. An equal number of federal workers also are wondering if there is going to be a partial shutdown.
Members of the military who joined before Jan. 1, 2018, only have until the end of the year to join the blended retirement system.
Thrift Savings Plan data released on Monday show most November returns taking a u-turn from previous month’s red levels.
Day trading with your retirement nest egg can be exhilarating and disappointing, sometimes at the same time. Guessing when the market has peaked or bottomed out is tough.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers the TSP, is also designing new forms that will help walk participants through the coming changes to their withdrawal options.
Few people alive today remember the Great Depression, but millions of nervous investors, some in the civil service, wonder how much longer this record bull market can last.
For military veterans, the option of blended retirement sparks a lot of questions, or at least it should. Service members have to make regular contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan.
Joan Melanson and Paul Forte of Long Term Care Partners will talk about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and other federal benefits available during this open season, including dental and vision insurance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.
The bull market may finally be over, as TSP data released on Thursday shows all funds except one were bleeding red in October.
October, as it sometimes does, once again proved to be a scary month for folks invested in the stock market. We didn’t have a Black Friday circa 1929 event. And we are a long way…
Thrift Savings Plan participants have been asking if the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board will ever add two-factor authentication to their online accounts. The agency said plans to implement it are in the works.
Estate planner Thomas O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the best strategies for maximizing the amount of money you have in retirement, including how to prep for retirement and the advantages of both the traditional TSP and the Roth TSP. October 31, 2018