TSP News

What Is the Thrift Savings Plan and How Does It Work?
Federal employees and retirees have access to an “amazing retirement option” with the TSP. https://www.thestreet.com/retirement/what-is-a-thrift-savings-plan-15054671
Two TSP Funds Up More than 20% in 2019
2019 has been a good year for the TSP funds. One of the better performers may surprise you.
What is Significant About Age 59.5 as a Federal Employee?
What does reaching age 59.5 mean in terms of your retirement benefits as a federal employee?
TSP G Fund: ‘Safe’ Is Not ‘Without Risk’
The G Fund is considered the safest of the TSP funds, but being "safe" does not mean there are no risks of losing money.
TSP Changing its Methodology for Making Catch-Up Contributions
The TSP has announced an upcoming change to its methodology for handling catch-up contributions.
Strategies for Growing Your TSP
The earlier you being saving, the more money you can have for retirement, however, you also need to consider tax implications.
Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants
The author describes pros and cons for adding more diversification options to the TSP.
Financial Tips for Federal Employees
Here are a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.
Four Reasons to Avoid Taking a TSP Loan
Borrowing from your TSP account can be detrimental to your long-term savings. The author explains why it's best to avoid.
Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist
What should a federal employee's surviving spouse do when s/he dies? This is a checklist for handling federal benefits.

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