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Thrift Savings Plan News

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  Close Change YTD
L Income 17.4366 0.02 3.24%
L 2020 22.9686 0.07 4.51%
L 2030 24.9148 0.10 5.12%
L 2040 26.5117 0.12 5.53%
L 2050 15.0589 0.08 5.73%
G Fund 14.5840 0.00 1.95%
F Fund 16.6739 0.02 5.73%
C Fund 27.1672 0.15 11.06%
S Fund 35.8793 0.13 5.34%
I Fund 25.1421 0.22 (1.69%)
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at tsp.gov.

How to know if you'll be happy in retirement

Career coach Mike Townshend talks about what feds should think about as they plan for their retirement.
April 23, 2012

Monday - 04/23/2012, 08:22pm EDT
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House to vote on partial retirement for feds

In a rare bipartisan move, the House oversight committee voted to bring a bill allowing phased retirements of federal employees to the floor for a general vote.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 09:12am EDT

The TSP program and the new federal employee

Economist Dave Redden joins host John Elliot to talk about investment options for federal employees.
April 16, 2012

Monday - 04/16/2012, 11:01pm EDT
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Economist: Roth TSP a good deal for young feds

Economist Dave Redden tells For Your Benefit that young people just starting in the federal service stand to gain the most from tax-free funds in retirement.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 02:42pm EDT
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Roth TSP rollout delayed for DoD, other agencies

The Roth option for the Thrift Savings Plan, which was announced earlier this week, will be delayed for employees in the Defense Department and other agencies. Originally set for a May 7 launch, members of the military may have to wait as late as October to choose the option.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 08:31pm EDT

Roth TSP set for May 7 launch

The Roth option for the Thrift Savings Plan, which will allow federal employees to contribute after-tax dollars toward their retirement-savings accounts, will launch May 7, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board announced today. The board, which first began planning the Roth TSP in June 2009 when it was authorized, made the announcement at its quarterly meeting of TSP coordinators.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Fed haven for mad money

If you have a stash of cash and you want to park it in one of the safest, most generous places around, where do you go? Tip: It isn't the Thrift Savings Plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 02:00am EDT

March TSP returns continue 2012 climb

Thrift Savings Plan figures continued to climb in the early months of 2012, as nearly all funds posted positive numbers for the month of March and for the year. Only the F Fund dipped into the negative at the end of the month.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 10:57am EDT

Social Security and federal pensions

Federal benefits specialist James Marshall discusses how your benefits could be affected by Social Security.
March 19, 2012

Monday - 03/19/2012, 09:16pm EDT
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The Roth TSP - Part II

Registered investment advisor Jerry Cannizzaro talks Roth TSP with hosts Bob Leins and John Elliot.
March 12, 2012

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 12:33am EDT
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TSP funds post positive numbers in February

Thrift Savings Plan figures continued to climb in the early months of 2012, as all funds posted positive numbers for the month of February and for the year.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 05:41am EST

The new Roth TSP: Who should choose it?

Hosts Bob Leins and John Elliot talk about the plan with certified financial planner Joe Sullender.
March 5, 2012

Monday - 03/05/2012, 08:31pm EST
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Feds have become 'easy pickings' for Congress, FMA says

Host Mike Causey will discuss federal pay and benefits with Federal Times Senior Writer Stephen Losey and Federal Managers Association Legislative Director Jessica Klement.
February 29, 2012

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 09:23pm EST
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Tax-free investment option — R U ready?

How would you like it if your Thrift Savings Plan withdrawals were tax-free? Well, get ready because the tax-free end-of-the-rainbow Roth option is coming to your optional retirement package, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 02:00am EST

Even after retirement, TSP planning focuses on long-term

Tom Trabucco, the director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which oversees federal employees' TSP accounts, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss some TSP tips for retiring feds.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 07:38pm EST
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Answers to your retirement questions

Co-hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott are joined by federal benefit expert David Redden.
February 27, 2012

Monday - 02/27/2012, 07:23pm EST
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OPM calculator helps project retirement savings

Not sure about how much you need to save for retirement? A new online tool from the Office of Personnel Management helps feds figure out how to plan and includes projections for annuities and Thrift Savings Plan benefits.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 09:22am EST

Analysis: Payroll tax cut opportunity to put more in TSP

Most FERS and CSRS Offset employees will receive the 2 percent payroll tax cut as par to the plan signed into law Thursday by the President, said certified financial planner Ed Zurndorfer.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 11:19am EST
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A double-header brain drain

Ever hear of a double-header brain drain? The government is losing two of its best to retirement this month. Odds are they've touched your life, whether you are in a federal agency or a foxhole 3,000 miles away, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Friday - 02/24/2012, 02:00am EST

Secrets of the TSP

Host Mike Causey will talk about the Thrift Savings Plan with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs for Federal Retirment Thrift Investment Board. Federal Times Reporters Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly also join the show to discuss how Congress is changing your federal benefits package.
February 22, 2012

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 07:29pm EST
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