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?
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…
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.
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.
Many feds, young, old or retired, invested heavily in the stock-indexed C, S and I funds are nervous about their Thrift Savings Plans. We asked financial planner Arthur Stein what’s going on.
According to the experts December is on target to have its worst month since 1931. The erratic, some would say more normal performance of the market this year has made lots of investors nervous.
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
Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about bull and bear markets, and explain why playing it “safe” can actually be dangerous to your long-term financial health.
Financial planner Arthur Stein offers his insight on how to get the most out of your TSP on this week’s episode of Your Turn with Mike Causey.
Financial planner Arthur Stein cautions against investing too much of your TSP in the G fund, because of inflation and taxes. You don’t want to see the purchasing power of your TSP account eaten up over time.