Seamless Saving with the TSP

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Retirement saving is hard‚Äîespecially these days. You may have immediate concerns like credit card bills, car loans, or excess housing costs. But consider this: Even small amounts can become substantial savings if you start now. Thankfully, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) makes saving easy. The TSP is […]

Is Roth Right for Me?

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Similar to private sector 401(k) plans, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution plan that provides uniformed services members and federal employees the opportunity to save for additional retirement security. To sign up for the TSP or increase your contributions, log into myPay. The TSP has […]

Housing: Renter’s Insurance

What is Renter’s Insurance? ¬†Renter’s Insurance is essentially a “personal property” insurance. ¬†Meaning it covers your personally owned items within the dwelling, while the homeowner carries “Landlord Insurance” that covers the structure (and that is different from typical Homeowner’s Insurance). Why do I need it? ¬†If you, as a renter, experience theft, fire or water […]

Bright Mountain Media acquires SargesList

On February 12, 2016, SargesList.com was acquired by Bright Mountain Media, Inc., a digital media Company¬†headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. We are excited to have SargesList.com as part of our proprietary portfolio of websites. Our goal is to continue¬†to provide you a valuable website which serves the military community both domestically and internationally¬†and to bring […]

3 Ways to Add $100,000 to Your TSP Retirement Account

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Similar to private sector 401(k) plans, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution plan that provides uniformed services members and federal employees the opportunity to save for additional retirement security. To sign up for the TSP or increase your contributions, log into myPay and follow the […]

Let’s Go Camping!

Fall is here and it is the most amazing time to go camping!! Our family loves camping and we choose to “rough it” by tent camping. Tent camping is an economical way to enjoy the outdoors – it’s like a mini vacation for us. However, if you already own a camper/rv, that would be a […]

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 4 – 10, 2015 and this means it’s time to do several things: Check your smoke alarm batteries: ¬†Twice a year, Spring and Fall. Make sure there is a smoke alarm installed in every bedroom (just inside the door), in hallways and on every level of your home, including the […]

SCRA & your lease – what you need to know

  Whether you are a Landlord or a Tenant, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is something you need to know about. “It is intended to postpone or suspend certain civil obligations to enable service members to devote full attention to duty and relieve stress on the family members of those deployed servicemembers.” –Military.com As […]

Great BBQ Tips

We BBQ just about anything and everything once the weather starts getting nice. Summer is a great time for a BBQ and with these tips, you can keep grilling right through Fall! Starting the fire: ¬†Charcoal and wood are going to require help and we do not mean lighter fluid. Find yourself a quality charcoal […]

4 Reasons to Contribute to the TSP—Despite Having a Military Pension

4 Reaons to Contribute to the TSP‚ÄîDespite Having a Military Pension By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer/Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board The Thrift Savings Plan offers you the chance to save for additional retirement security at extremely low cost. But you may believe you don‚Äôt need to save for retirement because you‚Äôll receive a pension […]