Q. Retirement date: Sept. 15, 2017, at age 62. Retire as GS-13, Step 7, FERS, with 38 years total service (figure includes my nine years military, bought back).
TSP: About $250,000, Social Security paid in full to receive full benefits for a 62-year-old.
I live in Washington state. I expect to pay spouse survivor benefits, federal income tax. Should I leave my Thrift Savings Plan alone or draw it out entirely?
A. Leave your TSP alone for as long as possible.