Pay & Benefits

TSP Portfolios Report a Mixed Bag of May Returns

Most of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings plan finished last month down, amid concerns that the United States could breach the debt limit.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Returns Stayed Mostly Positive for April

All but one of the five individual funds in the retirement savings program grew for the month, and all were in the black so far for the year. 

Pay & Benefits

TSP’s G Fund and The Debt Ceiling

When the government suspends reinvestments in the G Fund while it shores up its finances, one expert argues they should account for the missed payments separately from actual returns.

Pay & Benefits

What Feds Need to Know About Getting the Most Out of the TSP

Abraham Grungold joins the podcast to discuss his decades of experience with the Thrift Savings Plan.

Pay & Benefits

Most TSP Funds Recover From February Slump

Only one of the portfolios in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program ended March in the red.

Workforce

To Expand Your TSP Investments, Think of the I Fund

Lee Radcliffe joins the podcast to discuss an overlooked part of the Thrift Savings Plan

Pay & Benefits

TSP Portfolios Backslide in February

After a strong start to the year, most of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program lost ground.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Recordkeeper Says Things Are Getting Much Better, After a Rocky Transition

Officials from Accenture Federal Services committed Tuesday to working continuously to boost customer satisfaction.

Pay & Benefits

Don’t Overlook This Unloved Fund When Investing in the TSP

TSP participants can consider it another potential way to diversify a growth-oriented strategy.

Pay & Benefits

A Senator Is Once Again Trying to Keep TSP Investments Out of China

The TSP Fiduciary Security Act would require the agency that administers the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program to consider national security issues as part of its decision-making process.

Workforce

The TSP Transition is Still Giving Users Some Problems

Abraham Grungold joins the podcast to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of the new recordkeeper.

Pay & Benefits

All TSP Portfolios Started Strong in 2023

Every fund in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program posted gains in January.

Pay & Benefits

The C Fund at 35: Trust the Long-Term Data When Investing in the TSP

For people invested in the federal government’s 401(k) style retirement plan, guest columnist Lee Radcliffe says long-term data from U.S. market history provides valuable lessons.

Pay & Benefits

Thrift Savings Plan Funds Up for a Second Straight Month

Every fund in the federal government’s 401(k) style retirement plan saw gains in November, but most still remain in the negative for the year.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Future of Federal Pay and Benefits

As part of the State of the Federal Workforce event, financial experts Dallen Haws and Abraham Grungold joined the podcast to discuss how feds can get the most out of their benefits.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Funds Tick Up After Two Months of Losses

Nearly all of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings plan posted gains in October.

Pay & Benefits

TSP’s Recordkeeper Transition Created an Opportunity for Hackers to Steal Accounts, a Victim Says

Over the summer, a hacker was able to claim a VA psychologist’s TSP online account access and filed a nearly $100,000 hardship withdrawal.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Funds Continue To Fall in September

Nearly all of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings plan remained in negative territory last month.