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January 19, 2022

Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits News

TSP & Retirement

Thrift Savings Plan: Why The TSP?

Thrift Savings Plan: Why The TSP?

The TSP is a retirement savings vehicle designed to help federal and postal employees increase their resources when planning for retirement. But why not take your earnings from the federal government and take your chances in the open market? Maybe...
TSP: Is All ‘Your’ TSP Money Actually Yours

TSP: Is All ‘Your’ TSP Money Actually Yours

Within your TSP.gov Account the money you invest in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and the agency match is yours immediately and you are therefore vested. However...
Tax Season for the Federal and Postal Employee

Tax Season for the Federal and Postal Employee

If you are owed money from the IRS, think about giving yourself even more next year in the form of additional TSP savings.
FEHB Is Catching Up – Self Plus One

FEHB Is Catching Up – Self Plus One

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that beginning in 2016 federal employees and retirees will have the option of self-plus one coverage through the FEHB.
Tax – Deferred Advantages

Tax – Deferred Advantages

What do tax-deferred instruments like the Thrift Savings Plan do for federal and postal employees?
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Financial Advisors and Federal Employees

Without missing a beat, I said most emphatically "It certainly does." It is more intense because financial advisors and planners need to know more about the Federal Retirement Systems than the federal workforce.
Financial Professional – The Right Choice for Federal Employees

Financial Professional – The Right Choice for Federal Employees

Many individuals do their own retirement planning; while others seek the advice and counsel of a professional to set them on a path to retiring well.
The Rule of 72

The Rule of 72

One of the key traits federal employees need to understand is how compound interest works and the importance of making your money grow faster.
Plan for Pre-Retirement Debt Reduction

Plan for Pre-Retirement Debt Reduction

There are a lot of things we want to take into retirement with us, but one thing we want to leave behind is HEAVY DEBT
Plan Building: How Do I Get Started?

Plan Building: How Do I Get Started?

~~HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH A PLAN? By now you are probably asking – How do I get started setting goals that are SMART and putting a plan into action?  You get started by first simply writing down what...
Building A Flexible Federal Employee Retirement Plan

Building A Flexible Federal Employee Retirement Plan

One of the most important components of the plan is flexibility. Life changes, people change, and as we know - the world and what makes it run - the economics of supply and demand - impacting the way we live...
An Economically Changing World

An Economically Changing World

The world is changing. We face more economic challenges today than the majority of the current workforce has ever witnessed.
More On FEGLI

More On FEGLI

There is no denying, there is no easy way of getting around understanding your benefits and what they mean in retirement.
Retire Well – Retirement Application

Retire Well – Retirement Application

The question of when the application should be completed is relevant in evaluating your check list of things to do in order to take full advantage of your Federal and Postal Benefits.
Tips to Getting Your House in Order to Retire Well – Interim Payments

Tips to Getting Your House in Order to Retire Well – Interim Payments

Interim payments represent approximately 75 to 80 percent of what you will receive in your full annuity check. Don’t despair, all deficits will be recovered when you begin to receive your full annuity check.
Emotional and Psychological Readiness

Emotional and Psychological Readiness

Whether you're eligible for CSRS or eligible for FERS often concrete items that we can touch, sort of put our hands on prioritize the list of things we need to know and do in order to retire well.
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Let the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Help You Retire Well by Jay Hunt

Are you using the TSP to the maximum potential and allowing it to help you retire well?

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