Life Events: Learn more about life events that may affect your TSP account

Your Career

Determine what to do when you enter Government service, transfer to another agency, enter nonpay status, or separate from Government service.

Military Service

Understand what actions to take if you are called to active duty or if you are returning to Federal civilian service.

Personal Events

Find out how to notify the TSP of changes in your family status, report a participant’s death, and authorize a person or entity to act on your behalf using powers of attorney, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Throughout your life you will encounter circumstances that may influence your retirement decisions. Each of these situations can affect your TSP contributions and how you manage your account.