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The TSP doesn’t stand still, as one critical new feature debuts in 2024

The I Fund, that is the international stock fund operated by the Thrift Savings Plan. Next year, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board will overhaul…

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TSP end-of-the-year review of your investment decisions

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How are Thrift Savings Plan investment returns looking, as we head toward the end of the year?

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A close look at whether certain mutual funds available through the TSP are worth it

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

If the government defaults, you might need that cash in your mattress

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Some bank failure takeaways for feds worried about their own investments

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Thrift savings plan TSP written on a piggy bank.

Now in its 35th year, the Thrift Savings Plan offers a lot of investment lessons

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What 2022 returns on TSP funds say about the year ahead

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The maximum TSP contributions are going up next year. Should you bite?

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What to do if the stock market gyrations are making you seasick

A tough year for federal employees in both the stock market and the bond market over the past year.

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Feds nearing retirement: Is it always a good idea to pay off that mortgage?

We’re inaugurating a monthly talk with Art Stein, a man who has long experience in federal financial management and investment strategies.

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