Like many saving for retirement, lots of federal-military investors in the Thrift Savings Plan don’t like what they are seeing, reading, hearing and feeling about 2018’s roller coaster stock market.
Consider the tens of thousands of federal workers are wondering and many are asking if they are going to get the day before Christmas Eve off with pay. An equal number of federal workers also are wondering if there is going to be a partial shutdown.
Thrift Savings Plan data released on Monday show most November returns taking a u-turn from previous month’s red levels.
Day trading with your retirement nest egg can be exhilarating and disappointing, sometimes at the same time. Guessing when the market has peaked or bottomed out is tough.
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.
If you are associated with the government there are a couple of ways to become a millionaire — legally: Buy a lottery ticket or max out in the Thrift Savings Plan.
The average self-made millionaire had been contributing for 29 years, and more than 64,000 people had account balances ranging from $750,000 to $999,000.
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