TSP

  • 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.

  • TSP investing tips: Wisdom of the crowd

    When it comes to investment strategies, many Thrift Savings Plan participants have a plan. But one Causey reader needs your help.

  • Social Security nominee promises ‘top-to-bottom’ review of IT modernization plan

    President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Social Security Administration says he’ll take a top-to-bottom look at the agency’s five-year IT modernization plan, and will reexamine its growing disability backlog. 

  • GSA hires Ad Hoc, Fearless to upgrade search.gov portal

    The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Ad Hoc and Fearless to upgrade the search.gov platform. 

  • Understanding your Thrift Savings Plan

    Tune in to the August 3rd FedTalk and join host Tony Vergnetti and Michael Livingston from the Livingston Financial Group to hear about important financial planning strategies for all federal employees to consider. They will talk about your Thrift Savings Plan Contributions, Fund Choices, Investment Basics, and Withdraw Options. They will also discuss the upcoming changes to the TSP from the TSP modernization act that was signed in December 2017.

    August 3, 2018

  • Roth TSP option: What’s not to love?

    A 15-year fed describes why he thinks the advice “spread your bets” should also be applied to taxes and the TSP options, not just investing and casinos.

  • Using the obituary page as a retirement planning tool

    Obits can help you figure out how much money you are going to need for the years, maybe decades, after your regular paycheck stops. But your urge to live, have fun, travel, etc. continues.

  • TSP vs. IRA? Revisiting this classic question in light of the TSP modernization act

    Stephen Zelcer, a financial advisor for federal employees, explains how the changes to the TSP in 2019 will impact you and what you should keep in mind.

  • TSP: Big changes are on the way

    Big changes are coming to the Thrift Saving Plan. Kim Weaver, director of External Affairs for the TSP, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the changes, which include making it easier for participants to make withdrawals from their accounts. May 23, 2018

  • TSP in a nosedive?

    What does the federal Thrift Savings Plan have in common with the Washington Nationals baseball team? Short answer: Neither is performing at their 2017 pace.