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  • How long will you live? How’s your cash flow?

    For many people nearing retirement, running out of money is one of the top fears. Unless they work for the federal government.

  • TSP thermometer: 2018 bad, 2019 good, 2020?

    The S and I funds of the TSP had bad years in 2018 but bounced back big time last year. Mike Causey asked financial planner Arthur Stein why?

  • The lure of the G fund: Solid investment or fatal attraction?

    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.

  • What happens to your TSP when the bull becomes a bear?

    A growing number of Thrift Savings Plan investors are nervously wondering how much longer the current bull market will last, and can last.

  • Is it time to time your TSP moves?

    Almost everybody knows the buy-low-sell-high “rule” of investing. But many people don’t follow it.

  • TSP investors playing it safe, or missing big gains?

    Despite the red hot stock market and longest-ever bull market in history, federal workers have just over 40% of their money in treasury securities.

  • L funds or C funds? One fed’s choices

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey recently received an email from a listener with $1.2 million in the Thrift Savings Plan and made on his second move of funds last September.

  • Did you pass the December TSP test?

    If you have a Thrift Savings Plan account what did you do in December when the high-flying stock market, after wobbling a couple months, dropped big time? Financial planner Arthur Stein has some ideas on today’s episode of Your Turn.

  • Bear takes chunk out of TSP millionaires club

    For the past decade the number of self-made millionaires in the federal Thrift Savings Plan has been growing steadily. peaking in September. But the last quarter of 2018 saw the market fall.

  • Ups and downs of 2018 TSP returns

    Washington, D.C. area financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn discuss how volatility in the U.S. stock market is affecting federal workers’ TSP accounts, and whether feds should head for the ‘safety’ of the Treasury securities fund, or stay the course. October 17, 2018