US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

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  • May 05, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Health Science Specialist in Martinez, California

    Matching up to 4/5%. God investment options.

  • Mar 30, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Several options available; FERS, TSP

  • Feb 27, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Registered Nurse in Syracuse, New York State

    The TSP plan for retirement at VA is top-notch. The VA matches up to 5% of your contribution to your TSP (which is very much like a 401K). You may go online or call to manage your fund as you see fit. Funds range from "G" (government fund, a safety fund that never goes negative, but gains slowly) upward, and you may allocate your money as you see fit between funds to manage your risk as years of service go by. Also, employees frequently receive investment advice via email from VA human resources staff, and from TSP, to help guide their decisions as they manage their retirement funds throughout their career.

  • Feb 11, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Smyrna, Tennessee

    They have a good 401K plan. They match up to 5% which is comprabale to the private sector.

  • Feb 01, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Social Worker in Richmond, Virginia

    Several options for retirement plans and matching

  • Feb 01, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Physical Therapy Aide in Peru, Illinois

    Not sure how good it was but is was the 401K

  • Jan 09, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Memphis, Tennessee

    Match 100% up to 6%

  • Jan 02, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Provider in Albany, New York State

    The TSP has the lowest cost to trade/manage stocks.

  • Dec 26, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager in Montgomery, Alabama

    offers a little more by combining pension and 401K--additive

  • Oct 26, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Outreach Specialist in Oakland, California

    Thrift Savings Plan is good. You can also take out a loan against it if needed.


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