Frequently Asked Questions Retirement
The CSRS, FERS, and TSP annuities are considered qualified retirement plans.
Regarding this, is TSP and 401k the same?
A thrift savings plan is similar to a 401(k) plan but is open only to federal employees and uniformed services personnel. Participants in a TSP can get an immediate tax break for their savings or invest in a Roth for freedom from taxes after retirement.
Besides, what happens to TSP when retire?
Depending on when you begin retirement, you can simply leave the money in the TSP let it continue to grow. If you do not need to access it yet, it might be wise to let it be. Similar to other retirement accounts, you will need to begin minimum withdrawals at age 72. This is called a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD).
What is the TSP cap for 2020?
By 40, you should have three times your salary saved. By 50, you should have six times your salary saved. By 60, you should have eight times your salary saved. By 67, you should have 10 times your salary saved.