To protect their annuities from the ups and downs of the stock market, many active and most retired federal-postal workers have a major chunk of their Thrift Savings Plan account in the Treasury securities G fund.
Most people know the rule is buy low, sell high. If you buy that, the problem is knowing when the market has peaked or bottomed out.
Ask yourself if, when you start tapping your TSP you’ll be glad you invested pre-tax, or do you wish you had taken the Roth option?
Just about everybody knows the stock market is long overdue for a correction of 20% or more — maybe a lot more.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan wants to change the rate it currently uses to calculate some annual cost of living adjustments.
White collar federal civil servants are on track to get a 3.1% pay raise next year — the largest in a decade for 1.2 million civil servants.
Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.
Regardless of how your federal 401k plan is doing, December has some critical dates remaining which investors should know about to get the maximum gains and tax breaks
Experts on Wall Street and world financial markets have been predicting another recession, some almost daily, since the last one ended more than 10 years ago.
Just about everybody with money in the stock market knows that the current, record long bull market has got to end someday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan will require tougher online security measures for its participants by the end of the year.
The debate over the Thrift Savings Plan and its international fund isn’t over, as two senators have urged President Donald Trump to replace members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and employee organizations have urged Congress to reconsider their criticisms of the I fund expansion.
Although November growth was small for Thrift Savings Plan’s stock and Lifecycle funds, there was at least one standout.
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.