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9 Republicans Draft Letter To House Leaders Over Federal Retirement Systems Concerns

9 Republicans Draft Letter To House Leaders Over Federal Retirement Systems Concerns   President Donald Trump’s 2018 economic budget request is facing opposition with at least nine House Republicans due to the major changes he’s…

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Long Term Care Crisis Planning by Aaron Steele

Long Term Care Crisis Planning by Aaron Steele

Aaron Steele writes about the basic issues that a family faces when having to transition a loved one to Long Term Care.

Ron Raffino

FAQ Regarding New TSP Investment

Ron Raffino discusses recent questions that have been making their way to the surface in recent weeks with regards to TSP investment options, TSP Withdrawal options and what is being called the TSP Investment Window.

Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)

Complete Guide to FEGLI for Federal Employees

If you are a federal employee, we highly recommend reviewing the FEGLI rates and how they work for you.

thrift savings plan tsp

Changes Are Coming to the Thrift Savings Plan

Thrift Savings Plan governing board announced changes to both the international stock I Fund as well as L Funds.

Retirement Benefits

The Correct Way of Saving for Retirement

If you are after getting ample money stored towards retirement benefits savings, you should trust the traditional options like your TSP or Roth IRA.

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Trump’s Budget Targets a Reduction in Federal Retirement Benefits

The budget proposed by the Trump government seeks a reduction in federal retirement benefits and it has exasperated several federal employee unions.

The Three-Legged Stool of Government Retirement By Joe Kosek, J.D.

The Three-Legged Stool of Government Retirement By Joe Kosek, J.D.

Joe Kosek believes that if you are covered by the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), the TSP is one part of a three-legged retirement stool, which also includes your FERS basic annuity and Social Security benefits.

Thinking about Retirement?  By Joe Kosek, J.D.

Thinking about Retirement? By Joe Kosek, J.D.

a successful retirement does not just happen; it requires proactive and detailed planning. Joe Kosek discusses the importance of a plan.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) by Joe Kosek, J.D.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) by Joe Kosek, J.D.

Joe Kosek discusses Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) components, the TSP is one part of a retirement three-legged stool, which also includes your FERS basic annuity and Social Security benefits.

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Less Strict Thrift Savings Plan Rules Encourage Transfers

Thrift Savings Plan or TSP has always been a great tool for increasing federal employee federal retirement benefits. But many people prefer to transfer their funds out of the plan and shift them to other qualified…

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Federal Employee Benefits in Government Shutdown?

Lawmakers are on the brink of deciding whether they would approve a spending measure to avert a government shutdown or let it happen. If the shutdown does take place, federal employees’ benefits would take a…

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What To Do With Your Qualified Plan (TSP)

Some of the Qualified Plans that offered to retirement savers force you to do the distribution if it is below the certain limit when you leave service.  These same Qualified Plans may offer you the…

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Relaxing TSP Withdrawal Rules

Legislation Relaxing TSP Withdrawal Rules, which could impact every federal employees has been proposed.  Bill S.873 under the TSP modernization Act (Senators Rob Portman and Tom Carper) on April 6th has been designed to simplify…

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Five Key Steps Towards Federal Retirement and Financial Security

If you’re concerned with your Federal Retirement and financial security you may want to look into the social security administration’s “National social security month” to learn more about the benefits of social security and your thrift…

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Social Security Funds To Invest In Equities?

The recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggesting that allowing Social Security funds to invest in equities could increase the investment returns. The article suggested that this move could improve the long-term financial outlook…

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Need for Better Federal Retirement Benefits Boosts Retirement Assets

It seems that Americans finally understand the value of having better federal retirement benefits savings as it would help them to pick the best date to retire and face the realities of retirement. Why? Because…

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Keep Your Federal Health Insurance In Retirement

Many people worry about losing their Federal Health Insurance In Retirement because they don’t have the resources to pay for all the medical bills on their own. If you are also worried about one of…

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