investments

  • TSP performance stays positive in July, returns show

    July was overall an optimistic month for Thrift Savings Plan performance, with all investment funds showing positive returns compared to the previous month.

  • Estate plan candidate: You may be richer than you think

    Having a secure financial future is even more likely if you know where you are now and where you are heading, as you get closer to that magic time when you could retire.

  • TSP: Can you afford to “play it safe?”

    When financial times get tough and a bull market rears its ugly head, many Thrift Savings Plan investors head for the safety of the bond index F Fund or, more likely, the super-safe never has a bad day G Fund.

  • How ’safe’ is playing it safe in the TSP?

    When financial times get tough and a bear market rears its ugly head many Thrift Savings Plan investors head for the safety of the bond index F Fund or, more likely, the super-safe never has a bad day G-fund.

  • Club Fed millionaire: Membership 23,000 and growing

    As of April 3, the number of federal and postal workers and retirees with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts had grown to 23,098.

  • TSP performance largely up in May, details emerge on withdrawal changes

    All but one fund in the Thrift Savings Plan continued to make positive gains between April and May, and only one finished the month in the red.

  • TSP: Love it or leave it?

    About half of all thrift savings plan account holders move their money to an outside IRA or other investment option when they leave federal service. So who is right, and what is your plan?

  • TSP returns climbing back from February drop

    Returns for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) trended upward across the board in March after volatile conditions in the stock market triggered a steep decline in February.

  • TSP millionaire population boom

    With more federal workers and retirees with million dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts, it is worth examining what qualities those individuals tend to have in common.

  • Goldilocks and the 3 TSP funds

    Are you worried about what happens when the long overdue stock market correction hits? Do you remember the dark, scary years of the Great Recession?