TSP School

The GovernmentWorkerFI TSP School is a collection of articles about the Thrift Savings Plan, the defined contribution plan [similar to a 401(k)] for federal employees.

TSP I Fund: Shocking Facts You Need to Know Now

TSP I Fund: Shocking Facts You Need to Know Now

Financial advisors recommend international exposure your portfolio. Find out how the TSP I-Fund affects your portfolio diversification.

Is the TSP Annuity a Good Deal?

Is the TSP Annuity a Good Deal?

This post will explain everything you need to know about the TSP annuity option and whether you might benefit from purchasing one.

TSP Lifecycle Funds: 8 Facts You Need To Know Today

TSP Lifecycle Funds: 8 Facts You Need To Know Today

Are you thinking about investing in the TSP Lifecycle Funds? Before taking the plunge you need to check out these 6 key facts!

Roth TSP [Weird Details You Need To Know Today]

Roth TSP [Weird Details You Need To Know Today]

Do you understand what a Roth TSP is, how it works, and how it differs from both the TSP and a Roth IRA?

TSP G Fund: A Ponzi scheme with minuscule returns

TSP G Fund: A Ponzi scheme with minuscule returns

The TSP G Fund is guaranteed to never lose money. But is it a good deal? Find out why the G Fund may not be a great fit for your retirement.

TSP S Fund- Spectacular Growth and Frightening Crashes

TSP S Fund- Spectacular Growth and Frightening Crashes

Learn about the TSP S Fund and how it works. You'll also discover what makes it different from other investment options.

TSP F Fund- How To Balance Your Portfolio For A Secure Retirement

TSP F Fund- How To Balance Your Portfolio For A Secure Retirement

The TSP F Fund follows the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. Find out whether the F Fund is right for your portfolio.

Is the TSP an IRA? [Ultimate Guide]

Is the TSP an IRA? [Ultimate Guide]

Both the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) help people save for retirement. But the TSP is not an IRA.

The C Fund- Risky or the Core of Your Portfolio?

The C Fund- Risky or the Core of Your Portfolio?

The C fund is available to federal employees through the Thrift Savings Plan or TSP. The C fund aims to match the performance of the S&P 500.

Should You Max Out TSP Contributions? The Truth About The Government 401(k)

Should You Max Out TSP Contributions? The Truth About The Government 401(k)

Thinking about contributing the max to your TSP? This post describes the maximum allowable TSP contributions and pros/cons of the TSP.

Traditional vs. Roth TSP which is better

Traditional vs. Roth TSP which is better

Trying to decide between a Traditional vs. Roth TSP? Read this post to find out the differences between Tradtional and Roth TSP.

How to Withdraw Money From Your TSP- Complete  Guide

How to Withdraw Money From Your TSP- Complete Guide

This page is a comprehensive guide explaining how to withdraw money from your TSP if you are a current or formal federal employee.