Tag: Roth TSP
“Can I Transfer My Roth IRA To My Roth TSP?”
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“Can I Transfer My Roth IRA To My Roth TSP?”

Here's a great reader question on getting the most out of your Thrift Savings Plan: I frequently read your website and find your advice very helpful, and I am looking to make some money moves that I'm not sure are possible. I have a Roth IRA with a lot of money in it, and a Roth TSP with a lot less money in it. I ...

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When do you stop contributing to tax-deferred accounts?
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When do you stop contributing to tax-deferred accounts?

A reader writes: How do you know when you have enough assets in retirement accounts so that you can stop contributing and put your money in taxable accounts? We could probably stop now but it's a hard habit to break. This is a good question for both military retirees and for servicemembers with only a few years of ...

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Ask your Dad if you should contribute to the Roth TSP.
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Ask your Dad if you should contribute to the Roth TSP.

    This guest post is brought to you by Eddie Wills. My dad just turned 70 ½. It's a major milestone in the eyes of the IRS, as it marks the calendar year he must begin taking Required Minimum Distributions (RMD's) every year from his Individual Retirement Account (IRA). To celebrate this major ...

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Roth TSP: 7 May, but later for military
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Roth TSP: 7 May, but later for military

    You're probably as tired as I am of these blow-by-blow breathless updates on the Roth TSP.  At least the military's Defense Finance and Accounting Service is doing a better job of coordinating their announcements with the federal Thrift Savings Plan. The board of governors of the TSP has announced ...

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So where should I invest my money now?!?
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So where should I invest my money now?!?

Cherie asked a very pertinent question in the TSP post:  I joined the Navy in 2002 and contributed to TSP until I got out 5 years later. Since I have gotten out I have lost over 1/2 of the money in my TSP. Should I just leave it there and let it do its thing or should I take what is left and roll into a Roth IRA? I’m ...

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