This week’s Your Turn guest is estate attorney Tom O’Rourke, a former IRS attorney who now works exclusively on things such as wills, powers-of-attorney, medical directives and trusts, which some would say most people should have.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey recently received an email from a listener with $1.2 million in the Thrift Savings Plan and made on his second move of funds last September.
The typical federal worker has been through at least four shutdowns. Another may happen as soon as this month, so we asked a long-time U.S. Postal Service worker in Florida and financial coach, to dig into his memory bank.
Participants in the Thrift Savings Plan can officially borrow from their own retirement accounts during future government shutdowns.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issues a new interim rule allowing participants in the Thrift Savings Plan to take a loan while in non-pay status.
If you have a Thrift Savings Plan account what did you do in December when the high-flying stock market, after wobbling a couple months, dropped big time? Financial planner Arthur Stein has some ideas on today’s episode of Your Turn.
For the past decade the number of self-made millionaires in the federal Thrift Savings Plan has been growing steadily. peaking in September. But the last quarter of 2018 saw the market fall.
Despite what seemed like shutdown withdrawal fever, January 2019 produced steady growth in Thrift Savings Plan returns
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats have brought forth a companion to a new bill from House Democratic leaders, which calls for giving civilian federal employees a 2.6 percent pay raise.
The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan said there may be a legislative movement building in Congress to allow federal employees more flexibility to tap into their TSP accounts with fewer penalties during future government shutdowns.
If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.
Federal News Network is soliciting your questions about your pay, benefits, retirement and other topics during the government shutdown.
Many feds, young, old or retired, invested heavily in the stock-indexed C, S and I funds are nervous about their Thrift Savings Plans. We asked financial planner Arthur Stein what’s going on.
Two weeks after the cut off, DoD now says more than 400,000 service members signed up for the blended retirement system (BRS) and 150,000 new service members were automatically enrolled in the program.