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    I believe you are correct. If you rolled into an...

    I believe you are correct. If you rolled into an IRA outside TSP you'd have to set up a new distribution plan. Your current dustribution plan is with TSP. You'd "bust" your 72t plan through TSP...
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    Sounds right. Spouse has to have bought back the...

    Sounds right. Spouse has to have bought back the military time prior to retirement?

    Special supplement is based on FERs creditable service, military time bought back only applies to the FEES...
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    ] Thanks Kaufmanrider! So it looks...

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    Thanks Kaufmanrider! So it looks like he'll get zero earnings from the time he retires, age 58 ( 31years) until he reaches age 62, (35years).[/QUOTE]

    Did he work prior to starting...
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    Re: TSP - 72(t) - what form?

    All the monthly payment method (life expectancy, annuitization, amoritization) methods are approved methods under the IRS 72T and exempt from the 10% early withdrawal penalty, no matter your age. ...
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    Re: FERs Retirees, anyone?

    SS uses 35 years of earnings. As his last few years would probably be higher than his early years of employment I'd expect he'd get slightly less.

    Here is an IRS form with worksheet. Not sure if...
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    Re: TSP - 72(t) - what form?

    Rev. Rul. 2002-62 permits a one-time change from either the amortization method or the annuitization method to the required minimum distribution method. If you begin with the required minimum...
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    Re: TSP - 72(t) - what form?

    I'll chime in. Once you meet the 5 years or 59.5 (later of two) you can do what you want with the money. Now, TSP might have different rules on frequency of withdrawals after the criteria has been...
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    Careful with distributions (ie monthly...

    Careful with distributions (ie monthly withdrawals under 72t). Once started the rules require withdrawals for 5 years or until 59.5, whichever is later. I rolled my TSP into an IRA and I am...
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    If I remember correctly, PA is an earned income...

    If I remember correctly, PA is an earned income state so there is no tax on TSP distrubutions when retired. I lived in PA for 4 years in the 90's and it irked me that my TSP contributions were...
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    I retired at 49 (25 years LEO) with 46% (military...

    I retired at 49 (25 years LEO) with 46% (military time). I opted to go early and enjoy life. If you want to go back to work you can as there is no penalty on earnings (special supplement) until you...
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    Re: nasa1974's retirement story

    As do us LEO's. Retired at 49, 50 now. :-)
  12. Re: Retired guy needs some advice with rollover to ira.

    FatMan, the 60 days hold you talk about is probably Mutual Funds, ETF's have no such trade restrictions, only a three day settlement period like an individual stock. Mutual funds trade like TSP...
  13. I retired Jan of this year. Rolled my TSP into...

    I retired Jan of this year. Rolled my TSP into an IRA at Schwab in Feb and never looked back. I use Schwab commission free ETFs. ETFs trade like stocks and fees are very low. More than TSP, but...
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    After 20 the 1.7% is kept. The special...

    After 20 the 1.7% is kept. The special retirement group reverts to the same 1% per year as other Feds (after 20). Also, if the person moved to another position after 20 they would still qualify for...
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    Re: FERS retirement at 62?

    Valkyrie is correct. Here is the link to OPM. http://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/computation/

    Different calculation if your FERS Special (LEO/FF/ATC)
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    Re: OK...Question for Retirees !

    I retired in January. I rolled my TSP into an IRA and into a 60/40 stock/bond in the Paul Merriman Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy for broad diversification. I take 72T distributions and the money...
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    Re: SkyPilot's Retirement Story

    Skypilot, I nap daily and go to bed by 9:30am and wake up when I wake up. Retirement is grand. :o



    I retired Jan 11, 2014. I was finalized in Feb and received first full check Mar 1. BOP was...
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    Re: Scout333's Retirement Story

    A few weeks ago after not receiving mine I contacted my agency HR and they told me our payroll center, National Finance Center, was processing the 1% base pay change for lump sum annual
    leave via...
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    Re: SkyPilot's Retirement Story

    Congrats SkyPilot. You won't miss the BOP (I know I don't), just the people you worked with. That's where Facebook comes in. :-)
  20. I rolled all of mine in February after I retired....

    I rolled all of mine in February after I retired. Ultimately its a personal choice. My decision was because I wanted to diversify beyond what TSP offers and I wanted to buy some individual dividend...
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    Re: Kaufmanrider's Retirement Story

    I finally decided on taking 72T payments from my Roll-Over IRA. I opted for the Amortization amount, paid monthly beginning May 15. I was leaning toward the Minimum Distribution method but didn't...
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    re: Apple

    Yes, and more dividends to help fund my retirement withdrawals. ;)
  23. Thread: Apple

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    re: Apple

    And an 8% dividend increase and more stock buy backs. My 8 shares are going to grow now. :nuts:
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    NARFE and AAII have been running some good...

    NARFE and AAII have been running some good articles about Social Security in their magazines. I am far away now but it is never too soon to plan.
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    Re: TSP Strategy allocation?

    TSPStrategy is not a part of this site, it is a separate one. I believe you will have to join the TSPStrategy Yahoo Group and search their files to find what they recommend.
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