Federal Employee Guides

This category is filled with posts written specifically for federal employees.

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Is the TSP a qualified retirement plan?

Is the TSP a qualified retirement plan?

Are you trying to understand whether the TSP is a qualified retirement plan? Check out this post to understand how the IRS qualifies the Thrift Savings Plan.

Phased Retirement for Federal Employees

Phased Retirement for Federal Employees

Are you a federal employee eligible for retirement but are not sure if you are ready to take the plunge? Perhaps you'd be interested in a phased retirement.

TSP L 2035 Fund- Your Secure Path to Retirement

TSP L 2035 Fund- Your Secure Path to Retirement

The TSP L 2035 Fund is one of the many lifecycle funds offered by the TSP. Keep reading to find out what it invests in and if it is right for you.

Is the TSP a 457 Plan?

Is the TSP a 457 Plan?

Is the TSP a 457 plan? In this article I break down what the TSP is, what a 457 plan is and how the plans are similar and different from each other.

TSP Early Withdrawal Penalty- Surprising Truths About Your Retirement

TSP Early Withdrawal Penalty- Surprising Truths About Your Retirement

The IRS typically imposes a 10% penalty on early distributions from the TSP. Find out special rules to avoid the TSP early withdrawal penalty.

Money Well Spent- April 2022

Money Well Spent- April 2022

Check out this post to see what I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in April, 2022.

TSP L 2065 Fund: A Retirement Plan for New Employees

TSP L 2065 Fund: A Retirement Plan for New Employees

In this post I'm going to walk you through the investment objective of the TSP L 2065 Fund, who it targets, and why you might consider investing in it.

Fundamentals of TSP Vesting and Government Contributions

Fundamentals of TSP Vesting and Government Contributions

There are several levels of TSP vesting- Most funds are vested after 3 years; some of us are vested after 2 years. Some funds don’t have any vesting period!

The TSP Mutual Fund Window Sucks.

The TSP Mutual Fund Window Sucks.

The TSP is opening a mutual fund window in June 2022 to allow federal employees to invest money outside of the core funds. But buyer beware!

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