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What’s a safe alternative to the TSP G Fund?

What’s a safe alternative to the TSP G Fund?

The G Fund is a popular TSP option since it’s a protected account, but there’s an alternative that offers good returns as well. A protected account is an investment account that can grow but cannot lose money. The G Fund (the G stands for Government...
The Five Biggest Myths about Federal Retirement

The Five Biggest Myths about Federal Retirement

The retirement process may be one of the most confusing aspects of federal employment. Here are some common myths regarding federal retirement. MYTH 1: “When I retire, my pension will begin right away.” Even if you retire at the end of the month, you will...
Using the GRB Platform to Complete Your Retirement Process

Using the GRB Platform to Complete Your Retirement Process

If you’re planning to retire from federal service soon, the Government Retirement and Benefits (GRB) Platform is a great tool that may allow you to make changes and updates to your benefit and retirement selections. The GRB Platform is also where you will go to find:...
What Happens If I Retire Early?

What Happens If I Retire Early?

Early Retirement, Deferred Retirement, Postponed Retirement, and Disability Retirement Life happens – maybe you intended to be a federal employee only for a short time, or perhaps a life circumstance means that you need or want to leave federal employment before...
Legacy Planning: The Fifth Piece of the Retirement Puzzle

Legacy Planning: The Fifth Piece of the Retirement Puzzle

As a Federal Employee you have earned and created many benefits. If or when you pass away some of the benefits are designed to take care of your loved ones. It is up to you to properly designate all of your benefits so that it will go to the proper person. It may be a...