bull market

  • Recession haven: Is the G fund really a ‘safe’ place?

    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.

  • How to become a TSP millionaire in 2020

    Just about everybody knows the stock market is long overdue for a correction of 20% or more — maybe a lot more.

  • Another shutdown, another recession?

    Could the next government shutdown end the record 10-year bull market and trigger another recession? It may not be long until we find out.

  • Bear market: Are you ready?

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

  • 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.

  • What’s your million-dollar-TSP ETA?

    The first TSP millionaires were all alike and today, they still have a lot in common. The vast majority have been investing the maximum for 29-plus years.

  • Your TSP account: Life raft or punching bag?

    Thanks to the ups and downs in the global markets, some of the 37,612 feds who were Thrift Savings Plan millionaires at the end of June may be back to six-figure balances.

  • Recession forecaster: Your TSP account

    Are you a fed who needs more realistic investing guidance? Look at your own Thrift Savings Plan account and those or your 5,690,000 fellow account holders.

  • The TSP stock funds and the coming bear market

    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.

  • Market dive: The day your hair turned white

    May 13, 2019, was the day we learned, after a 10-year bull market, that the stock market had a paper loss for the day of approximately $800 billion.