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.
Hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Dan Jamison, CPA to talk about divorce and tax planning for Federal employees.
Returns from the Thrift Savings Plan took a sharp downturn in February, reflecting corrections in the stock market that made for a volatile month.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Office of Management and Budget weighs the costs and benefits of federal regulations.
The Thrift Savings Plan investment and lifecycle funds both see slight increase in return as the new year takes off.
If you work for Uncle Sam the question is will 2018 be another nerve-wracking time of congress going after your retirement benefits?
In a dramatic turn of events, one of the Thrift Savings Plan’s lowest-performing funds in 2016 posted the highest return of 2017.
The end of the year is approaching, and some employees will have to make a decision on whether to use or lose their FSA dollars.
The Treasury Department will have to take extraordinary measures, which may include borrowing from the Thrift Savings Plan’s G fund, for the next few months in order to keep the federal government from defaulting on its debts.
The Thrift Savings Plan generally saw slightly better returns for most of its funds, in November, although that wasn’t the case for everyone.