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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government
- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
- Constituent Servicing
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
- Government Mobility
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mobile Device Management
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- Understanding the Intersection of Customer Service and Security in the Cloud
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Latest TSP News
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There are 185 federal workers with million dollar Thrift Savings Plan balances. Who are they and how did they do it, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders?
Registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer joined the Federal Drive with tips for choosing a good financial planner, especially for feds.
If you had to guess which group of federal workers are the smartest investors would you pick NIH researchers, Air Force and NASA rocket scientists, postal service letter carriers or CIA agents. If you are feeling lucky, take a guess, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
If the federal thrift savings plan is so great why do so many people hate it. And how come insiders are always looking for ways to get a piece of the TSP action, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders, or an account of their own?
Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at FRTIB, explains how the changing of the guard means for your TSP.
Host Mike Causey will talk about TSP investments with CBS MarketWatch columnist Alan Roth. He will also discuss the status of federal buyouts with Federal Times editor Steve Losey, and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
August 2, 2011
Federal Benefits Strategist and host Bob Leins answer your emails.
August 22, 2011
Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, explains the difference on the return of the investment for people who constantly changed compared to people who held steady.
Ed Zurndorfer, a registered employee benefit consultant, joined the Federal Drive to discuss federal retirement tips.
Attorney Tom O'Rourke joins host Bob Leins to talk about what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order.
August 15, 2011
Last week, the number of interfund transfers jumped, said Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
If you're a typical federal worker, your 401k plan balance is nearly $10,000 higher than your neighbor who doesn't work for Uncle Sam. So how did this happen, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders. Are you lucky, smart, or both?
Tom Trabucco, director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, adds some context to how the stock drops will impact your accounts.
Dan Adcock, the legislative director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association told Federal News Radio that the initial round of budget savings imposed by the debt-limit deal is only the first round of possible cuts to agencies and federal pay and benefits.
Federal News Radio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey joins hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan to discuss potential changes to your federal retirement benefits.
August 1, 2011
Greg Long, the executive director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which oversees federal employees' TSP, reassured a House subcommittee that failure to raise the debt ceiling would not affect investments to the G Fund. Because of a 1987 law, even when the Treasury Department stops issuing securities, investors are protected.
The Defense Business Board has proposed major changes to military retirement by transitioning from its cliff-vesting system to a system of yearly retirement contributions deposited into the TSP.
Host Bob Leins is joined by Schaeffer Financial co-founder Karen Schaeffer. They talk about the debt crisis from a financial planner's point of view.
July 25, 2011
Tom Trabucco, the director of External Affairs at the Thrift Savings Plan, gave Federal News Radio an update on TSP's automatic enrollment plan.
Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, discussed the pros and cons of cashing out a TSP and what to think about when buying an annuity from a private company.