A decade ago today, the US stock market was hitting rock bottom. The Great Recession, which had been in effect for almost two years, showed no signs of getting better — ever.
Financial planner Arthur Stein is today’s Your Turn guest and will talk about investment time periods for Thrift Savings Plan participants.
Maybe it’s time to clean or even replace your personal political filter, at least when it comes to making long-range financial decisions. Most experts agree that based on past history the stock market is long overdue for a major correction of 20 to even 30 percent.
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.
This year was a crazy one for members of the federal family, with many legislative threats to retirement plans as well as efforts to make it much easier to fire civil servants.
Few people alive today remember the Great Depression, but millions of nervous investors, some in the civil service, wonder how much longer this record bull market can last.
The bull market may finally be over, as TSP data released on Thursday shows all funds except one were bleeding red in October.
After basking in the longest bull market in stock market history, many people with optional retirement accounts are wondering if unhappy days are here again.
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
Last week’s $1.3 trillion “paper” loss gave a lot of people the jitters, but this is not an unusual amount of volatility.