Financial planner Arthur Stein offers his insight on how to get the most out of your TSP on this week’s episode of Your Turn with Mike Causey.
Federal employees on the road for work-related travel could see their per diem dining dollars stretch a little further in fiscal 2019.
Join our host, Bob Leins, CPA® as he welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, Inc. If you are or have been a Federal employee, this broadcast has important information.
With two months to go in the inflation-catch-up countdown, the tens of millions who receive civil service benefits, military retired pay or Social Security are currently at the 2.71 percent level.
Are you retiring at the first opportunity? Or are you planning to work extra because you like the job or your coworkers and want to build your annuity?
Many experts say that the current bull market began in March 2009 and if it lasts through this month it will be the longest in history. Others say it didn’t start until much, much later.
Tune in to the August 3rd FedTalk and join host Tony Vergnetti and Michael Livingston from the Livingston Financial Group to hear about important financial planning strategies for all federal employees to consider. They will talk about your Thrift Savings Plan Contributions, Fund Choices, Investment Basics, and Withdraw Options. They will also discuss the upcoming changes to the TSP from the TSP modernization act that was signed in December 2017.
July 20, 2018
The Office of Personnel Management’s latest monthly retirement claims report shows progress in some areas but the backlog is still not budging.
Today the House is in recess until after Labor Day. Proposed changes in FERS, which would require you to pay 6 percent more for the benefit while cost of living adjustments would be eliminated for retirees, seem less urgent.
Thanks to the FERS, CSRS and Social Security retirement programs, some feds will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 million to $2 million. Are you one of them? If not, what can you do to reach your retirement goals? Find out when attorney Thomas J. O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 1, 2018
July was overall an optimistic month for Thrift Savings Plan performance, with all investment funds showing positive returns compared to the previous month.
Thanks to the Federal Employees Retirement System, the Civil Service Retirement System and Social Security retirement programs many people in the federal government will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 to $2 million.
Imagine the financial and emotional hangover you would have today if some, most or all of your retirement nest egg had been invested in the Thrift Savings Plan’s T Fund? That’s “T” for technical stocks.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Mike Townshend, transition and aging authority and founder of Carpe Diem Coaching. Mike will talk about the critical importance of planning prior to retirement.