TSP Rollovers: A Scandal in the Making?

TSP Rollovers Make Bad Press Lately, there has been a splash of negative articles about feds choosing to roll their TSP accounts over to IRA’s. 45% of federal retirees take their money out of the TSP, causing a reduction of about $10 billion per year from  the $420 billion it currently holds. So What’s All […]

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G and S Funds: The Yin and Yang of the TSP

The G and S Funds: Part of the TSP Family One of the most frequently voiced complaints about the TSP is the lack of variety within the allocation options it offers. However, the G and S Funds alone are very diverse investment vehicles. Let’s see just how different they are. G Fund Facts Some G Fund basics, […]

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TSP Withdrawal Options: Enjoying the Nest Egg

Time to Withdraw from Your TSP You have retired from the Federal Government. Your TSP is brimming with your contributions, the government’s matching contributions, and the growth of these investments. The question is, what should you do with this basket full of money? The government offers several ways to withdraw your TSP money, and some […]

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C Fund, F Fund, and I Fund (Thrift Savings Plan)

The C,F, and I Funds are three of the five funds in the Federal Government’s Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., of BlackRock, Inc., the largest money manager in the world with over $4.5 trillion under management, manages the C,F, and I Funds along with the S Fund. Today, we will focus on the C,F, and […]

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Beneficiary Review

Back in 2012, Forbes online published an article titled “Dead man’s outdated beneficiary documents give one million to ex-wife.”  Can you imagine? This guy would probably be turning in his grave if he realized that he accidently gave one million dollars to the wrong person! The story goes on to explain how this man went to school, […]

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FEGLI: Not Just Another Pasta Course

When you started your job in one of those cavernous government buildings downtown, you probably knew that you were sacrificing the dream of a corner office or keys to the partners’ restroom in exchange for the infamous federal government employee benefits. The vacation, sick leave, telecommuting, healthcare, and Thrift Savings Plan are all wonderful, but the many […]

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Thrift Savings Plan Funds – A World of Options?

Federal Employees with a Thrift Savings Plan have five different funds to choose from. From the ultraconservative G Fund, which invests in short term US Treasuries; to the relatively aggressive I Fund, an investment in a stock index fund that tracks large companies in developed countries; I don’t think too many people are biting their nails about the safety […]

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