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The new, expanded TSP is only a few weeks old. And it's getting lots of attention, good and bad, from its 6 million investors.
When Social Security was launched in 1935, the average life expectancy for men was 59.9 years and 63.9 for women. Full benefits started at 65, so do the math! It sounded almost like a safe, government-guaranteed Ponzi Scheme, minus the scheme part.
Participants in the Federal Thrift Savings Plan will soon be able to put a sizeable chunk of their accounts into 5,000 new funds, including those offered by 300 mutual fund families like Fidelity, T.Rowe Price and Vanguard.
Just because they can send you email or phone you at all hours day and night doesn't mean you have to answer.
The June 1 rollout of the TSP’s new My Account system requires all participants to set up a new login system for their personal account. Lots of folks having trouble with the new system contacted Federal News Network to share their stories.
The 5,000 new TSP choices will include funds with social goals, real estate and other special interests. Many of them may be close to your heart. The question is will they also make money and build your retirement nest egg?
Many agencies tentatively plan to have some or most people back in the traditional office this month. But if you like your home office and have never been happier or more productive things could be worse.
Looking forward to a package, postcard or letter coming to your front door? A visit from your letter carrier might serve as a bright spot in your day, but it could be a moment of consternation for your ever-vigilant dog.
Overcome the hiring process, fashion good onboarding, and watch what can happen.
Congress — at least the House side of it — is closer than ever to giving the green light to repeal or reform WEP and GPO, the so-called “Evil Twins” that eat into, or eliminate, the Social Security benefits of hundreds of thousands of former government employees or their widows.
Although some find it a grim subject, most of the people we leave behind will know what you wanted. A will and an estate plan can reduce or mitigate hard feelings among survivors.
A million dollar nest egg may be a reasonable goal at age 25. But that could change by the time you are 50 or 60. Maybe been through a major recession or two. Or seen inflation skyrocket.
Federal News Network asked what federal employees thought about returning to the office – they shattered our survey record.
Prospective employees are pickier than ever about where, when, how and for whom they'll work
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