If you are planning on investing in gold, then you need to know these TSP to gold IRA tips. If you are a federal employee or a member of the armed services, then you are probably participating in the Thrift Savings Plan. It is a retirement plan that allows you to transfer some of the money from your paycheck to several retirement funds in the plan. Unfortunately, you cannot invest in gold through your TSP. But you can do it by transferring your TSP to an IRA (Individual Retirement Plan). And that is exactly what we are going to tell you all about.