Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawals

Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawal Option: Life Annuity
A life annuity is one of your options for withdrawing your TSP account after you separate from federal service. If you want a guaranteed stream of payments for as long as you (or your joint annuitant) are alive, an annuity may be the right choice [ MORE ]

Your TSP Withdrawal Options After Leaving Federal Service
After leaving federal service, you may make a partial withdrawal and/or a full withdrawal from your Thrift Savings Plan account. There are a number of ways you can take the full withdrawal option for your entire account balance [ MORE ]

TSP Fixed Monthly Payments or TSP Annuity: Which Withdrawal Option Should TSP Participants Choose?
Edward A. Zurndorfer, Certified Financial Planner
Federal employees with Thrift Savings Plan accounts face the following decision upon retiring: What should they do with their TSP accounts? Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, discusses the options and which one might be better [ MORE ]

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Withdrawal Options After Leaving Federal Service
The TSP provides several ways to withdraw your account [ MORE ]

3 Important Tax Considerations Regarding Payments From Your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Account
Before you decide on how you will receive the money in your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account, you should review these three important tax considerations. Understanding the tax treatment of TSP payments can help you avoid costly surprises. [ MORE ]

Survivors Could Keep Deceased Spouse's Thrift Savings, FRTIB Proposes
Federal employees could keep their deceased spouse's Thrift Savings Plan accounts open under a new proposal offered by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board [ MORE ]

Full Withdrawal from the Thrift Savings Plan
If your Thrift Savings Plan account balance is $200 or more when you separate from service, you can leave your money in the TSP or you can request to withdraw your entire account in either: [ MORE ]

Partial Withdrawals to the Thrift Savings Plan
If you did not make an age-based in-service Thrift Savings PLan withdrawal from your account while you were still employed by the federal government, you can take out part of your TSP account bala [ MORE ]

In-Service Withdrawals to the Thrift Savings Plan
The Thrfit Savings Plan is a long-term retirement savings plan that provides special tax advantages.  Limitations on in-service withdrawals help ensure that retirement savings will be used fo [ MORE ]