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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...
Should I use TSP Funds to pay off my home?

Should I use TSP Funds to pay off my home?

Paying off a home is something we all strive to do; however, is it worth it to use funds from your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)? The short answer is that it depends on your situation. To figure out if it’s the right decision for you, you can ask yourself a few...
The Retirement Benefits Puzzle

The Retirement Benefits Puzzle

We all look forward to our retirement, but as we approach our last day of work anxiety kicks in. Can I afford to retire? How much money will I receive while retired? What paperwork do I need to fill out? Who can help me? Is there anyone who can do it all? United...
How Thrift Savings Plan Matching Works

How Thrift Savings Plan Matching Works

Are you taking advantage of Thrift Savings Plan matching? For FERS employees, the matching inside the Thrift Savings Plan is the greatest advantage you have when building your balance. The agency will match a portion of your TSP contributions with the percentage...