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Survey: Feds' satisfaction with TSP grows

Nearly nine out of 10 federal employees are satisfied with the Thrift Savings Plan, according to a new survey published by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which manages feds' 401(k)-style retirement accounts. Meanwhile, the TSP board is inching forward on a decision on whether to adopt a mutual-fund window.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , FRTIB , Kim Weaver , mutual fund window , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 04:50pm EDT

House bill would let federal law-enforcement officers access retirement funds early

A bipartisan House bill would reform federal tax law so that federal law-enforcement officers and firefighters can access funds from their 401(k)-style Thrift Savings Plans when they're eligible to retire without facing a penalty. Jon Adler, national president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, called the current situation "one of those glaring inequities that needed to be addressed and fixed."

Tags: pay and benefits , workforce , retirement , FLEOA , Jon Adler , Dave Reichert , Bill Pascrell , Jack Moore , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 01:22pm EDT
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Financial literacy: what does it mean to me?

Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan answer listeners' questions relating to finances and retirement.
May 26, 2014 (This show originally aired on May 5, 2014)

Tags: pay and benefits , For Your Benefit , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , Social Security , financial literacy , retirement , high 3

Monday - 05/26/2014, 12:06pm EDT
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Financial literacy: what does it mean to me?

Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan answer listeners' questions relating to finances and retirement.
May 5, 2014

Tags: pay and benefts , For Your Benefit , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , Social Security , financial literacy , retirement , high 3

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:06pm EDT
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TSP -- room for a LOT more customers?

What would it mean to the federal-military investors in the Thrift Savings Plan if everybody in the country were allowed to join up? Nobody knows for sure, but higher fees, for everybody, would seem to be a likely outcome, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , Marco Rubio , Kim Weaver

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:00am EDT

TSP? Maybe ... FERS? No!

When it comes to certain federal benefits, President Barack Obama and Florida Senator Marco Rubio have something in common. One of them is admiration for the federal Thrift Savings Plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey Says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:00am EDT

Q&A with the experts: Retirement, benefits and TSP

Last month, Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, joined Federal News Radio's senior correspondent, Mike Causey, to answer feds' questions as part of an exclusive online chat. The experts fielded dozens of questions from readers -- but couldn't get to all them. So, Federal News Radio went back to the experts to answer another round of questions for readers. In this special Q&A, find the experts' take on everything from the best date to retire this year and what happens to insurance premiums when you retire to whether the Thrift Savings Plan plans to offer in-plan conversions.

Tags: pay and benefits , benefits , retirement , Tammy Flanagan , John Elliott , NITP , Kim Weaver

Friday - 05/09/2014, 09:42am EDT

Most TSP funds see slight gains in April

All funds in the Thrift Savings Plan showed gains in April, except for the S Fund. This is the second month in a row that the S Fund has returned in the red.

Tags: retirement , S Fund , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 05/02/2014, 08:27am EDT

Securing TSP operations a 'never-ending battle,' auditor says

The agency that runs federal employees' (401)k-style Thrift Savings Plan needs to do a better job monitoring potential cyber incidents against its website, strengthen security at its data centers and come up with a plan for tracking all of its technology hardware. That's according to recent audits of the TSP program undertaken by the Labor Department, which were presented to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Monday.

Tags: Ian Dingwall , DOL , cybersecurity , technology , Greg Long , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 10:13am EDT

The TSP: What's in it for you?

Financial advisor Arthur Stein will answer your calls and emails about the TSP. Also, Andy Medici and Amber Corrin of the Federal Times will discuss, among other things, Public Service Recognition Week and the recently passed DATA Act.
April 30, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , Arthur Stein , Federal Times , Andy Medici , Amber Corrin , DATA Act , Public Service Recognition Week , cybersecurity , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 07:04pm EDT
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