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.
Regardless of age, experience, grade, location or job federal workers today fall into one of two categories, neither of which is good.
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.
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.
October, as it sometimes does, once again proved to be a scary month for folks invested in the stock market. We didn’t have a Black Friday circa 1929 event. And we are a long way…
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.