Roth TSP

FILE- This June 15, 2018, file photo shows U.S. currency on a counter in East Derry, N.H. Most financial planners advise never tapping retirement savings to pay for your kid’s education. Even as college costs climb, there are still options to borrow that cash, whereas it's often noted that you can’t borrow for retirement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Is a Roth IRA one of your New Years resolutions? If not, why not?

Ask yourself if, when you start tapping your TSP you’ll be glad you invested pre-tax, or do you wish you had taken the Roth option?

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Kim Weaver: Two TSP bills are an ‘exciting development’

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Shutdown, furlough, what next?

Federal Managers Association President Pat Niehaus and Federal Times reporters Steve Losey and Sean Reilly join host Mike Causey to talk about sequestration…

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25 years later, FERS still ‘excellent’ plan for feds

Arthur Stein, a financial planner and former federal manager, told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp Wednesday that FERS has been a boon…

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TSP mulls mutual-fund option

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board,
which manages the TSP, is mulling whether to add
a new option to federal employees’ (401)k-style
retirement plan: a mutual fund window. The
mutual fund window would allow participants to
move investments out of the TSP funds they’ve
invested in and into a private-sector suite of
mutual funds. However, the board is still
studying the issue, Kim Weaver, the director of
external affairs for the Federal Retirement
Thrift Investment Board, told…

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