Could the likelihood of a government shutdown or a coast-to-coast barrier depend on what we the U.S. decide to call it? Some so-called Washington experts think it might work.
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.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan, said it will begin a 15-year plan to add more stock holdings to some participants’ investments in the lifecycle funds.
Join hosts, Bob Leins and Karen Schaeffer, CFP®, as they welcome Ravi Deo, Executive Director, and Kim Weaver, Director of External Affairs of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to the studio.
About 20,000 new opt-ins to the blended retirement system aren’t taking full advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan and its benefits.
Nearly 120,000 callers spent 5 minutes or longer waiting for a Thrift Savings Plan call representative to pick up the phone last month, a metric that’s well short of the TSP agency’s customer service goals.
In January, the armed forces will be implementing its blended retirement system. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains it all.
The armed forces will be implementing the blended retirement system in January. So what does that mean if you are already in the service? What are the benefits of switching to the new system? Find out when Michael Meese, chief operating officer of AAFMAA, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 8, 2017
The agency that administers the TSP said it’s planning to take additional caution in validating participants’ identities in light of the Equifax breach.
The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan is getting a big budget boost next year to handle a growing number of enrollees, staff and responsibilities.