Newsletter Issue: April 2014
Feature Article(s):
  • More Than You Bargained For:
    The Potential Costs of a TSP Loan
Other Information:
  • Designating Your Beneficiaries
  • All It Takes Is One! (L Fund)
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Newsletter Issue: January/February 2014
Feature Article(s):
  • Improving Your TSP Experience
Other Information:
  • Vexed About Vesting?
  • The TSP is on Twitter!
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Newsletter Issue: October 2013
Feature Article(s):
  • Investing in Bonds? Don’t Find Yourself in a Bind
Other Information:
  • Separation Anxiety? If you’re thinking of separating from Federal service, consider keeping your funds in the TSP
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: July 2013
Feature Article(s):
  • Making Sense of Annuities
Other Information:
  • Retirement Income Calculator
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: April 2013
Feature Article(s):
  • You Ask. We Answer.
Other Information:
  • It's Always the Right Time to Save
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: January/February 2013
Feature Article(s):
  • More Than You Pay For
Other Information:
  • Tax-deferred and Roth transfers into the TSP
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: October 2012
Feature Article(s):
  • New TSP Tools and Materials
Other Information:
  • Your withdrawal request is serious business, and the new TSP online withdrawal wizard helps you get your withdrawal form in good order.
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: July 2012
Feature Article(s):
  • Your New Quarterly Participant Statement
Other Information:
  • The introduction of Roth TSP has required us to redesign your participant statements. Your second quarter participant statement is the first to showcase the new design.
  • How to correct your address
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Newsletter Issue: April 2012
Feature Article(s):
  • Your Roth Questions Answered
Other Information:
  • Generally, Roth TSP might be a good fit for those who expect their tax rate to be higher in retirement than it is now. But it is not that simple.
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: January/February 2012
Feature Article(s):
  • Is Roth for You?
Other Information:
  • Comparison of Traditional (Pre-tax) and Roth (After-tax) Contributions.
  • 2011 TSP Expense Ratio: The expense ratio is the amount by which each TSP account is reduced to cover administrative expenses
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Newsletter Issue: October 2011
Feature Article(s):
  • Planning for the Effects of Inflation
Other Information:
  • When it’s time to begin withdrawing your money in retirement, you could purchase a TSP life annuity with increasing payments, and your monthly annuity payments could increase up to 3% each year based on the rate of inflation.
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Newsletter Issue: July 2011
Feature Article(s):
  • The G Fund — A User’s Guide
Other Information:
  • A Quick Response (QR) code appears for the first time on a TSP publication. If you have a smartphone (one with Web-based capability), you can download information that supports the feature article.
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Newsletter Issue: April 2011
Feature Article(s):
  • The Simple Plan
Other Information:
  • Transfer or roll over traditional IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, and other eligible employer plans into your TSP account
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Newsletter Issue: January 2011
Feature Article(s):
  • TSP Lifetime Payment
Other Information:
  • Monthly and annual rates of return for the TSP Funds
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Newsletter Issue: October 2010
Feature Article(s):
  • New Lifecycle Fund on the Block
Other Information:
  • End-of-Year Reminders
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Newsletter Issue: July 2010
Feature Article(s):
  • The House The TSP Built
Other Information:
  • Be on the lookout for the new TSP website
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Newsletter Issue: April 2010
Feature Article(s):
  • A Tale of Two Investors
Other Information:
  • Have money in IRAs or other plans?
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Newsletter Issue: January/February 2010
Feature Article(s):
  • The Bull by the Horns
Other Information:
  • What's Stopping You?
  • Need savings and investment information?
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Newsletter Issue: October 2009
Feature Article(s):
  • New Law Authorizes Changes to the TSP
Other Information:
  • Time for action?
  • End-of-Year Reminders
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Newsletter Issue: July 2009
Feature Article(s):
  • Have you named a beneficiary?
Other Information:
  • Revamped web site to be tested soon
  • Adding money from outside sources
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Newsletter Issue: April 2009
Feature Article(s):
  • The TSP: Too Good to Ignore
Other Information:
  • TSP: Right Answers for Your Retirement (crossword puzzle)
  • Got questions?
  • Answers to Crossword Puzzle
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Newsletter Issue: January/February 2009
Feature Article(s):
  • Now's still a good time for investing in the TSP
  • New Year Reminders
Other Information:
  • Contribution limits
  • Making loan payments via online banking?
  • Thanks for your input!
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