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Jim Fish: Feds-Avoid TSP mistakes that could come back to haunt you!

By Jim Fish "Jack O'Lantern" of All Trades, Wizard of Federal Benefits   I'll admit that death is not one of my favorite topics of conversation.  But since I work in insurance and am writing this so close to Halloween, I can't help thinking about death from time to time even though Halloween treats death [...]

By |2022-10-23T17:43:40+00:00October 22nd, 2022|Federal employees, Investing, Leave a legacy, Retirement|

What Federal Employees Must Know Before Borrowing From Their TSPs

Authored By George Politarhos   As with many non-federal savings plans, it is possible to take out a loan on your Thrift Savings Plan. However, most experts, including those at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), will tell their clients to exhaust every other loan option before touching their TSP accounts. Before examining the downside [...]

By |2022-10-23T17:59:59+00:00September 18th, 2022|Federal employees, Retirement|

Should federal employees always convert their traditional IRAs to ROTHs?

"For a lot of people, converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA makes sense. But there are times when a Roth conversion may not be the best option." Renee Chamberlain   By Renee Chamberlain   Converting a regular IRA to a Roth is, most of the time, a fantastic option for federal employees and [...]

By |2022-10-26T00:31:29+00:00September 11th, 2022|Federal employees, Retirement|

Renee Chamberlain, RJC Financial

“Are you WELL? (a Woman Empowered and Living Large?)"- Renee Chamberlain As of 2020, women worldwide control an astounding $72 trillion in assets.  They also own 34% of all private businesses. 80% of women control the buying decisions in their households. Yet, in spite of this amazing financial power, 73% of women surveyed express dissatisfaction with their financial services providers.   Many believe that most [...]

By |2022-10-10T05:56:16+00:00July 2nd, 2022|Safe Money Trends Certified Contributors|

Are you a government employee? You need to remember these things before retiring.

By Renee Chamberlain If you are a federal employee within 5-10 years of retirement, there are some things you can do now to help ensure that you don't get overwhelmed when ending your government service. Here are some of the most common actions many employees forget to take before retiring. Pay attention to form SF [...]

By |2022-09-26T02:55:17+00:00June 30th, 2022|Protect your wealth|

What is an ILIT trust, and what advantages does it offer?

"I am not a lawyer and I don't play one on TV. If you are thinking about making any legal or financial decisions, you should ALWAYS consult a qualified attorney and your personal financial advisor. Having expert advice will help you avoid making mistakes from which you can't recover." George Politarhos. By George Politarhos As [...]

By |2022-09-26T03:09:11+00:00June 10th, 2022|Investing, Leave a legacy|
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