The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board said it’ll continue its plans to move the international fund to an emerging markets index, despite bipartisan congressional concern that the move would expose employees’ retirement assets to Chinese interests.
This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.
One of the key questions facing those eligible for Medicare is should they take part B and pay its premiums in addition to one of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program plans?
The Thrift Savings Plan continued its positive trend last month, as all funds showed either gains or held steady compared to September.
Most of the 5.8 million workers, retirees and former feds with Thrift Savings Plan accounts have some of their retirement nest eggs in the G fund.
After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says declining G fund returns are the result of a decline in interest rates, so he recommends many of his clients to the F fund.
Have you been monitoring the fascinating ups and downs of the C fund? Financial planner Arthur Stein has you covered.
Have you asked yourself all the right questions about your retirement?
Most experts would say it depends on your age, when you plan to retire, and, very important, your risk tolerance.
Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
Fans of the Thrift Savings Plan hope new withdrawal rules encourage more people to stick with it when they move to another job or retire.
A growing number of Thrift Savings Plan investors are nervously wondering how much longer the current bull market will last, and can last.
When it comes time to start withdrawing money from your TSP will you be glad you invested pre-tax, or wish somebody had talked to you about the Roth option?