blended retirement

Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

New personnel flexibilities pose mid-career retention challenges for the Coast Guard

In effort to foster a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the Coast Guard is also developing a new certification program to create “diversity and inclusion…

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TSP planning to add more stock to participants’ L fund investments

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Opting in the TSP’s blended retirement system? Don’t forget to contribute

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A call center operator answers an incoming call on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Utah County Health Department offices in Provo, Utah.  Thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego, health officials said Wednesday. (Evan Cobb/The Daily Herald via AP)

You’re not imagining it. Wait times at TSP call centers are at least 3 times longer than usual

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Processing times may get slower as TSP board takes extra caution during Equifax aftermath

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This Oct. 24, 2016, photo shows dollar bills in New York. Fraudsters are increasingly picking up the phone and trying to steal your money by pretending to be a government worker or a family member in trouble. In 2016, impostor scams overtook identity theft to become the second-most reported fraud, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Influx of new participants, modernization plans behind TSP board’s 20 percent budget boost

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Hand putting Coins in glass jar with retro alarm clock

Blended retirement for military members is coming soon. Here’s how it’ll work

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TSP board to move L fund to 5-year increments

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan, is also keeping a close eye on 2018 budget process….

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Greg Long, executive director of FRTIB

TSP executive director stepping down after 10 years

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is losing its executive director of 10 years. Greg Long announced his resignation during the board’s monthly…

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DoD makes first moves to implement new military retirement system

The Defense Department started to move this week into the implementation phase of the new military retirement system Congress ordered it to set up just over a year ago, including through an exhaustive education campaign designed to make sure service members understand how the new system works.

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