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.
This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.
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.
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.
A growing number of Thrift Savings Plan investors are nervously wondering how much longer the current bull market will last, and can last.
Most experts say it is essential that people under the Federal Employees Retirement System put at least 5% into the Thrift Savings Plan.
Most current federal retirees, and a small percentage of folks still on the payroll, are under the old Civil Service Retirement System. It offers a generous lifetime annuity that is based on salary and length…
The current bull market is more than a decade old and is long overdue for a major correction. Financial planner Arthur Stein has plenty of federal clients and offered his thoughts.
A growing number of people have moved into the TSP millionaires club. But, should all your retirement nest egg money be in the TSP?
Almost everybody knows the buy-low-sell-high "rule" of investing. But many people don’t follow it.
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…