Are you a federal employee worried about your mix of TSP funds and retirement nest egg? If so, financial planner Arthur Stein has a couple of simple, ulcer-preventive tips.
Federal employee and financial coach Abraham Grungold’s Thrift Savings Plan strategy has always been slow and steady, to keep pouring in those contributions and not watch the stock market, which is like a rollercoaster.
According to the Office of Personnel Management’s monthly retirement report, June saw 23.2 percent more federal retirement claims than May and a roughly 53 percent more claims year over year.
Each of the military services are facing shortages of pilots, especially combat pilots, which defense officials have tended to blame on increasing demand from the commercial airline industry.
Guest columnist Tom Trabucco reflects on his 46-year federal career and the cast of characters he met along the way, as well as how he views the current set of civil service reform proposals.
Federal employees in these four new areas would likely see the locality pay changes on or after Jan. 1, 2019 in their first paychecks of the new year.
In Mike Causey’s absence, long-time reader and IRS retiree Tony Krolik writes about his retirement and tries to quell the fears of feds worried about moving on the face of threatened benefits cuts.
Don Bell, director of the black talent initiative at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, has been poring over the data and has some ideas for how Congress can fix it.
Guest columnist Nancy Crosby writes that talk of cuts to federal retirement benefits is nothing new, but the rumored tsunami of retirement has been reduced to a slow and steady leak of attrition.
Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss how the Thrift Savings plan is doing and what you can do to protect your investments from a market correction that many experts say is long overdue. July 3, 2018
Most Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) funds tapped the brakes in June, posting smaller but still mostly positive returns.
Host, Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner® to talk about mid-year financial planning.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) has offered legislation to give federal employees up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.
Guest columnist Abraham Grungold, a federal employee and burgeoning financial coach in Florida, offers his federal employee retirement planning checklist.