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U.S. Department of State Retirement Plan

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  • Jul 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Very good company-matched retirement annuity plan.

  • Apr 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Once vested, the Thrift Savings Plan is a great federal benefit provided that the employee earns enough to make the largest contribution.

  • Jan 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    The Retirement plan has changed dramatically over the past thirty years. The plan itself is not bad, but it is incumbent on the enrollee to maximize their retirement benefits.

  • Nov 21, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current diplomat in Washington, District of Columbia

    really good, so they ay

  • Nov 17, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    TSP and the pension too

  • Oct 03, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Accounting Clerk in Boston, Massachusetts

    I like it they have their own retirement plan and it will be sure that how much you will be drawing monthly. But in privet they match up to 10 and put it into mutual funds. Your future benefits depends on the fund you chose and how it is growing?

  • Mar 28, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Foreign Service Officer in New York, New York State

    The matching portion isn't bad - but horrible limited choices

  • Feb 16, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former IT Project Manager in Washington, District of Columbia

    Like a 401k but with a different twist. just as good you can move your money around and they match the first 5%.

  • Feb 12, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Foreign Service Officer in Washington, District of Columbia

    Not as familiar with this but there is a TSP matching program where you can put up to 5% of your salary a year in this account and the government will match this amount.

  • Oct 25, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Vested in 5 years,


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