TSP

  • Retired officers object to DoD’s tinkering with blended retirement

    Even before the blended retirement plan goes into effect, the Pentagon is monkeying with it, and that’s got the ire of retired officers.

  • TSP tips: When safe is sorry

    What happens if you outlive your money? Senior Correspondent says most federal retirees are safe, but there are ways to avoid being sorry.

  • TSP option: A Roth IRA on steroids!

    Does having tax-free income when you retire sound like a good deal? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s an option available to federal and military personnel right now. No catches.

  • Kim Weaver: TSP board sets goals to improve service

    Self service and longer hours for the call center are two goals of an ambitious project to update the way the Thrift Savings Plan interacts with federal employees. Kim Weaver, director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a status report on Project ExPRESS.

  • Are you in the 11 percent club? If so, get out now

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you don’t want to be one of the 11 percent of federal employees who don’t contribute to their Thrift Savings Plan accounts.

  • Bear-proof portfolio: Stocks, bonds or G Fund?

    If you work for Uncle Sam, up to half of your retirement income will come from your investments. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says playing it too safe could make you sorry.

  • Retirement: For many, it’s no longer when, but if…

    Back in the day, retiring from the government was easy, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says people now don’t think about when they can retire, but if they can retire.

  • How to avoid the 7 Deadly Sins of Investing

    Financial writer Allan Roth joins Senior Correspondent Mike Causey on Your Turn to discuss some best practices for investing in the TSP.

  • Are the TSP’s millennials too timid?

    When it comes to investing for retirement, who’s on the right track? Boomers or millennials? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says in government it may be the old timers.

  • Investment strategies for feds

    On this week’s Your Turn, financial analyst Bob Lang will discuss investment options for federal workers and Katie Maddocks with the Federal Managers Association will talk about some pending legislation on Capitol Hill and how it could affect feds. March 9, 2016