Beware of Scams from govexec.com

December 22, 2014  |   Blog   |     |   Comments Off on Beware of Scams from govexec.com

Many federal employees and retirees have amassed large balances in their Thrift Savings Plan accounts. That gives them some long-term retirement security, but it also exposes them to targeting by scammers who want a piece of their nest eggs.

No one wants to be misled by unscrupulous sales people. Unfortunately, it happens all too often — sometimes even on federal property during pre-retirement seminars. The National Institute of Transition Planning, which pays me to provide unbiased information to federal employees at seminars, has been diligent about never selling anything to employees.

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