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