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Posts By Stephen Zelcer
You can and NEED to set expectations of your investment’s behavior. Not doing so is a mistake that will prevent you from maximizing your TSP (and your other investments).
Are you familiar with all of your retirement options?
Before you commit your money to the TSP annuity, you will want to consider the following.
Tax planning puts you in the driver’s seat. Instead of scrambling to minimize taxation at the end of each year (or before April 15th of the following year), tax planning allows you to see today’s tax options compared to future tax options.
I am contributing 5% to my TSP, getting the maximum agency match, and I’m also paying into Social Security and the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS). Is that going to be enough to retire on?
Whether you are in savings mode or retirement mode, you should ask yourself if your preferred vehicle is the TSP or an IRA.
For starters, if you need long term care, consider what it will cost. Here are a couple of good resources to help you forecast LTC expenses.
Not coordinating your retirement accounts with your outside investments is a mistake that can cost you greatly.
For the first time in 12 years, the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) is offering an “Open Season.” Here’s what you need to know.