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thrift savings plan

The Thrift Savings Plan is one of the most important parts of a Federal Employee’s retirement plan.  The Thrift Savings Plan is similar to a 401(k) plan offered to Private Market employees and has very similar rules and regulations.  An Advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan is the automatic contributions that FERS eligible employees receive along with the relatively inexpensive average internal expense ratio that is charged to Federal Employees on TSP Fund investments.

Why TSP Is The Way To Go by David Chan

Here is a list of reasons why you should go with TSP (Thrift Savings Plan).

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FAQ Regarding New TSP Investment Options by Jay Hunt

Jay Hunt discusses the many questions making their way to the surface in recent weeks with regards to TSP investment options, TSP withdrawal options, and many other factors.

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Common Thrift Savings Plan Misconceptions

Dave Baker discusses Thrift Savings Plan misconceptions along with federal benefits and retirement.

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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.

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Five Key Steps Towards Federal Retirement and Financial Security by Carol Singer

If you’re concerned with your Federal Retirement and financial security you may want to consider Carol Singer’s ideas as you look into the social security administration’s “National social security month” to learn more about the benefits of social security and your thrift savings plan.

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Retirement Assets Reach Over $19 Trillion in 2016

Recent data shared by Federal Reserve regarding retirement benefits fund assets and Retirement Assets Reach Over $19 Trillion

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Federal Employees With More Than $1 million in Their TSP

The number of federal employees with more than $1 million in their TSP has increased and is expected to escalate more.

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Fed Interest Rate Hike and TSP Growth

Economic growth has triggered a Fed Interest Rate Hike and TSP Growth coincides.

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What Are the Fastest Growing Retirement Plans?

A new report has highlighted the performance of assets of top 1000 retirement benefits plans of the US. The information is useful for investors.

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How are Federal Employees’ Benefits Expected to Change Under the New Administration?

This article lists all the federal employees’ benefits changes that might happen under the new administration and so that one can prepare for them.

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Avoid Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawal Penalties

Federal Employees can be subject to a 10 percent Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal penalties if they wish to access their funds prior to 59 1/2 years

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Limits of Thrift Savings Plan in 2017

This article explains the limits of thrift savings plan in 2017. It also highlights catch-up contributions for people over 50 years of age.

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Learning about L Funds by Todd Carmack

The objective of L funds is to provide a balance between risk and return combined with an employee’s future retirement year. The L Funds are designed to make life a little easier for federal employees by taking the guesswork out of trying to diversify and rebalance TSP allocations for retirement planning.

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Taxes and Your TSP by David Fielder

The article Taxes and your TSP by David Fielder gives explanation and examples of how postal employees should handle their thrift savings plan.

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State Employees to Contribute More towards Retirement Benefits

The state employees of South Carolina have been asked to pay more towards their retirement benefits. The decision was taken by the financial leaders.

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Getting Started Early for a Successful Retirement by Kevin Wirth

Federal Retirement Expert Kevin D. Wirth explains how to get started for a successful retirement. Kevin Wirth explains insurance and the financial side.

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Investment Fees Cutting Down on Retirement benefits of the Millennials

A recent analysis has revealed the flip side of millennials investing in retirement benefits funds at an earlier age. They pay more investment fee.

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Federal Employees Need Retirement Help: Survey

A survey has revealed that a lot of federal employees need assistance in planning their retirement right so that they can be financially independent.

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Democrats push for more Retirement Benefits Coverage

Several Democrats want the government contractors to enroll their workers in a retirement benefits plan as only a few of the workers have savings.

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