Accessing your TSP Money Before Age 59 ½ Might Make Sense

We recently met a Federal Employee who was planning on working until fifty nine and half years old so he would be able to supplement his income from his TSP without the 10% penalty. We seem to have the age 59.5 burned into our brains and think there is no penalty free way to access … Read more

The best places for a federal employee to retire

Most pre-retirement planning meetings we have with Federal Employees primarily focus on deciding at what age to retire or what the approximate expected income will be. These are critical questions to discuss prior to approaching your retirement. Yet, there is another question that should be part of the planning process: Where to retire? There are … Read more

Another huge mistake federal employees make with their TSP-Part IV

This is the fourth segment of “The 20 biggest mistakes federal employees make with their TSP”: “CHASING THE FUND WITH THE BEST PERFORMANCE LAST YEAR” This is an understandable mistake – but a mistake nonetheless. The performance of each TSP fund is listed on the TSP website . When trying to figure out which funds … Read more