Arthur Stein

  • Bear market: Are you ready?

    This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.

  • Rewards and risks of the G fund

    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.

  • The G fund vs. your expiration date

    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.

  • Alligators, the law of averages, and your TSP account

    Have you been monitoring the fascinating ups and downs of the C fund? Financial planner Arthur Stein has you covered.

  • Updated: Alternatives to investing in the TSP

    Most experts say it is essential that people under the Federal Employees Retirement System put at least 5% into the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • Should TSP be your retirement nest egg’s only basket?

    A growing number of people have moved into the TSP millionaires club. But, should all your retirement nest egg money be in the TSP? 

  • Growing your TSP nest egg: Stocks or bonds?

    Most investors in the Thrift Savings Plan know they are in it for the long haul. So what’s the best route for your endgame?

  • Are you over-investing in the TSP?

    When it comes to employer-backed 401k plans, most experts say that the federal Thrift Savings Plan, with its 5% match and super-low administrative fees, is the best deal around. At the end of March, the…

  • What’s your planning, investing end game?

    As more companies scale-back or more often eliminate retirement plans for their workers, the government’s benefits package looks better and better to many private sector employees. But all comparisons are relative.

  • 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.