TSP

  • Growing your TSP nest egg: Stocks or bonds?

    Most investors in the Thrift Savings Plan know they are in it for the long haul. So what’s the best route for your endgame?

  • Are you over-investing in the TSP?

    When it comes to employer-backed 401k plans, most experts say that the federal Thrift Savings Plan, with its 5% match and super-low administrative fees, is the best deal around. At the end of March, the…

  • 9,500 new TSP millionaires

    9,540 additional federal and postal workers became Thrift Savings Plan millionaires between March 2018 and the end of March this year.

  • Shutdown assignment: Taking care of number one

    Regardless of age, experience, grade, location or job federal workers today fall into one of two categories, neither of which is good.

  • Best dates to retire

    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.

  • Shutdown game of chicken: What’s in a word?

    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.

  • Study shows military pay has been rising faster than civilian pay

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.

  • IRS increases amount TSP participants can contribute in 2019

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.

  • TSP returns tumble even lower in October, many in the red

    The bull market may finally be over, as TSP data released on Thursday shows all funds except one were bleeding red in October.

  • For retiring feds, planning is more than picking a date

    If you are planning to retire soon, when should you do it? Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joined host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the best dates to retire.