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As a VA employee, you are part of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Under FERS, you are eligible for monthly retirement benefits after just 5 years of Federal service.
There is an all-encompassing program, but you have many options to choose from within this program.
Used to be good, but then their systems got hacked. Security is an issue.
Match 5% into a TSP
You get a pension after you put the mandatory time for retirement.
Have to work till 57 years of age.. can buy back military time
When you are sixty years old you will be glad.
Be sure to contribute to the TSP for retirement. Very low cost management fees.
pension and tsp included in the package
Retirement plan includes part pension, and part thrift savings plan (TSP). Employer matches TSP contributions up to 5%. Investment options are limited in TSP, but admin costs are very low.
401 k matches the first 5 percent from right off the bat. Has been a moneymaker for me