The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that facilitates the Thrift Savings Plan, is preparing for two major projects next year. The new blended retirement program for military members and the agency’s long term IT modernization plan are the driving factors behind the agency’s 17 percent budget increase in 2017.
What are the top five things that Federal employees need to know if they are planning to retire by the end of the year? September 19, 2016
None of the Thrift Savings Plan funds posted higher numbers in August than they did in July, but the federal retirement fund still remains in a better place than was earlier this summer.
This week on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist, to the studio to talk about entrepreneurial adventures for Federal employees and retirees. August 29, 2016
This week on For Your Benefit, John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner, offers an investment primer. August 22, 2016
This week on For Your Benefit learn about the transition to retirement and important topics such as education, volunteering and hobbies! August 15, 2016
Has the upcoming election got you worrying about your financial nest egg? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says lots of federal workers are nervous and looking for a safe place to stash retirement cash.
This week on For Your Benefit, host Bob Leins co-hosts Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist to discuss “FEHB and Tricare: An Ace in the Hole for Tricare Subscribers Retiring from Federal Military Service.” August 8, 2016
The Thrift Savings Plan posted across-the-board positive numbers in July, with some of the hardest hit accounts in June showing the highest returns.
This week on For Your Benefit, Bob Leins and his guest talk about the political divide, its effect on government and the stressful aftermath. August 1, 2016
What can you do to protect and grow your TSP account? Financial planner Arthur Stein has some ideas and will share them when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn radio program. July 28, 2016
This week on For Your Benefit, Bob Leins and guests Tammy Flanagan and Kristina Sturgis take TSP to the third level, “decumulation.” July 25, 2016
This week on For Your Benefit, Bob Leins will host Tammy Flanagan, Federal Benefits Expert, and Ray Kirk, Federal Benefits Expert to discuss phased retirement. July 18, 2016
The TSP has almost 3,300 people with account balances of $1 million or more. There are 418 regular rank-and-file feds who have million dollar accounts by steadily investing since the TSP was launched in the late 1980s.
This week on For Your Benefit, our host, Bob Leins welcomes Mike Townshend, transition specialist, to the studio to talk about the fuel for a happy retirement! July 11, 2016