Personal Finance

Using TSP to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Should You Use Your TSP To Pay Off Your Mortgage?

As federal employees near retirement, many questions inevitably come up. One common question I am asked is, “should I use my TSP to pay off my mortgage?” And my answer almost always is, it depends. Though it might seem likeContinue reading “Should You Use Your TSP To Pay Off Your Mortgage?”

3 Reasons Why Federal Employees Should Hire A Financial Advisor

3 Reasons Why Federal Employees Should Hire A Financial Advisor

Personal finances can be complicated, especially when you’re a federal employee with a robust benefits package that includes a FERS pension, survivor benefits, the Thrift Savings Plan, and life insurance, all of which require some type of financial decision making.Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Federal Employees Should Hire A Financial Advisor”

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program For Federal Employees

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program For Federal Employees

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program is a federal program designed to encourage students to enter public service by forgiving any remaining loan balance after 120 qualifying monthly payments (10 years) have been made. As simple as that mayContinue reading “The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program For Federal Employees”

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Defining the Why Behind Your Financial Life Plan

Many people think that financial planning is investment management or insurance sales, but those are just financial planning tools. Real financial planning is the process of aligning all of your resources to support your life goals. Said differently, financial planningContinue reading “Defining the Why Behind Your Financial Life Plan”

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Finding Your Financial Location With A Net Worth Statement

WHAT IS A PERSONAL NET WORTH STATEMENT? Once you have your goals defined and have determined whether any money is required to accomplish them, you will need to know where you stand financially, which makes sense because you can’t travelContinue reading “Finding Your Financial Location With A Net Worth Statement”

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