Fear of shutdowns and the potential impact on federal retirement plans may or may not have put a dent in Thrift Savings Plan returns for February.
Nearly 12,000 more federal employees retired in 2018 than the previous year. It may not be a “tsunami,” but the federal community has said it could be the start of a retirement wave.
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.
Despite what seemed like shutdown withdrawal fever, January 2019 produced steady growth in Thrift Savings Plan returns
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.
Federal News Network is soliciting your questions about your pay, benefits, retirement and other topics during the government shutdown.
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.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host John Elliott, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome John Jilek, CFP® to talk about the Thrift Savings Plan.
Host Bob Leins, CPA welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Mike Causey of Federal News Radio, to talk about the best dates to retire.