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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.

TSP Modernization Act Passes Congress

After successfully passing the Senate and the House, the TSP Modernization Act (H.R. 3031) is now in the process making its way to Trump’s desk at the White House.

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New TSP Bill Adds More Withdrawal Options for Federal Workers and Retirees

New TSP Bill Adds More Withdrawal Options for Federal Workers and Retirees   The U.S. Senate passed a new TSP bill this week and it is now heading for President Donald Trump’s desk. If signed…

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TSP and 401(k)s May See An Increase In Investment Limits For 2018

TSP and 401(k)s May See An Increase In Investment Limits For 2018 With the increase in investment limits imposed on Thrift Savings Plan, people have wondered if it is also applied to the 401(k).  The…

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Roth IRA vs. Roth TSP: Which One Should Federal Employees Consider Investing In by Steve Holmes

Roth IRA vs. Roth TSP: Which One Should Federal Employees Consider Investing In By Steve Holmes Steve Holmes’ work includes facilitating the acquisition of Revocable Living Trusts and funding a customized trust for each client…

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How Much Money Could You Have in Your TSP Retirement? By Tyson Lamm

The amount of money you will have in TSP retirement depends on many factors and you should consider them all when calculating your retirement income.

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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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Retirement Planning & Increasing Individual Wealth With TSP By Tyson Lamm

Retirement Planning & Increase Individual Wealth with TSP by Tyson Lamm Tyson Lamm has traveled the country as a speaker at large retirement seminars, personally educating thousands of federal employees to help them understand their complex FERS…

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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 by Dave Baker

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

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Changes to the Thrift Savings Plan by Denise Spindler

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

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What To Do With Your Qualified Plan (TSP)

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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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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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Which Federal Employees Avoid 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

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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