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Senate Bill Would Eliminate Congressional Pensions
Legislation introduced this week would end pensions for Members of Congress if it were to become law.
Do IRAs Actually Have Lower Fees Than the TSP?
The author provides an "apples to apples" comparison of fees between the TSP and an IRA to see how they stack up.
Rule Change Will Facilitate Borrowing from TSP During Shutdowns
A rule change will allow certain TSP participants to request loans during government shutdowns regardless of whether they are being paid.
How Many Millionaires Are in the Thrift Savings Plan?
The bull market in stocks has increased the number of millionaires in the TSP, but the number did decline in 2018.
Market Volatility and Sequence of Returns Risk
Are you familiar with Sequence of Returns Risk? It can have a significant impact on your financial plan as you near retirement.
Which TSP Fund Returned More Than 11% in January?
What impact has the shutdown and stock market volatility had on TSP returns? See which TSP fund had its best January return since the TSP's inception.
Meeting Your Income Needs During the Shutdown
The shutdown has caused financial stress for federal employees who have had to go without paychecks. The author provides tips for financial protection both now and in the future.
Another Bill Would Allow Access to TSP Funds During Shutdown
Another bill has been introduced to allow federal employees to access the TSP without penalty during the shutdown.
Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job
Thinking of leaving your job as a federal employee? These are some important financial considerations to keep in mind when moving to the private sector.
Bill Would Let Federal Employees Withdraw From Their Retirement Funds During Shutdown
Recently introduced legislation would let federal employees and contractors withdraw from retirement accounts without penalty during the shutdown.

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