Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: Financial Tips From a TSP Millionaire

Financial professional and longtime fed Abraham Grungold joins the podcast to discuss the Thrift Savings Plan

What You Need to Know About Social Security and Federal Retirement

The latest on this key element of the government’s retirement package. 

After a Long Delay, Congress Approves a Bill to Provide Care to More Vets, Grow VA Workforce and Establish New Facilities

The measure to spend nearly $6 billion on new workforce incentives, while authorizing 31 new facilities, now heads to President Biden for his signature.

Every TSP Fund Rebounded in July

For the first time in months, all of the core offerings in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program posted gains.

A Senate Appropriations Bill Endorses Biden’s 4.6% Pay Raise Plan

Like its counterpart in the House, the spending bill that serves as the vehicle for federal employee compensation issues is silent on the subject of a 2023 pay increase, effectively endorsing the president’s plan.

If You’re Feeling Pessimistic, Do Something

Some concrete steps you can take to help you feel more secure about your retirement. 

TSP Officials Say They’re Nearing ‘Normalcy’ After a Troublesome Recordkeeper Transition

Wait times on the customer service number for the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings plan are down from over two hours to 15 minutes on average.

GovExec Daily: How to Plan For Your Retirement

GovExec Daily guests from the last year discuss the TSP, planning and preparation for your life after work.

The House Has Cleared the Way for Biden’s 4.6% Pay Raise Plan

Lawmakers effectively endorsed the president’s pay raise proposal for federal workers Wednesday, although the Senate has yet to weigh in on the issue.

Here’s How It Could Get Easier to Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The Biden administration earlier this month announced a wholesale reform of a web of federal loan forgiveness, including a number of measures to make it easier for federal workers to make use of the historically headache-inducing programs.

GovExec Daily: The G Fund is Now the Biggest Core TSP Fund

Dallen Haws joins the podcast to discuss the Thrift Savings Plan.

A Retirement Journey: Health Insurance Issues

The last in a three-part series on one employee’s retirement experience. 

Things to Consider Before Moving Money Into TSP's G Fund

Many of the funds in the government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program are seeing losses from market downturns, but the G Fund is growing.