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  • Most TSP funds show even smaller, but still positive, returns in March

    TSP performance in March mostly echoed that of the previous month. The F fund performed better, and the S fund continued to plunge from its January peak, but the other TSP funds managed to stay in the black despite yielding still smaller returns.

  • Riding the stock market waves to a $1M TSP

    Allan Roth, founder of Wealth Logic and a nationally syndicated financial columnist, said that when it comes to investing, his motto is “Dare to be dull,” as in boring.

  • Timing and your TSP investments

    Financial planner Arthur Stein is today’s Your Turn guest and will talk about investment time periods for Thrift Savings Plan participants.

  • Is your political filter messing with your TSP account?

    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.

  • TSP returns still positive for year, many fall in February

    Fear of shutdowns and the potential impact on federal retirement plans may or may not have put a dent in Thrift Savings Plan returns for February.

  • Confessions of an average TSP millionaire

    The average Thrift Savings Plan balance for Federal Employees Retirement System participants — 3.3 million people — was $138,933 in January.

  • What’s your planning, investing end game?

    As more companies scale-back or more often eliminate retirement plans for their workers, the government’s benefits package looks better and better to many private sector employees. But all comparisons are relative.

  • Ho-hum TSP millionaires: Yawning your way to riches

    Allan Roth, founder of Wealth Logic and a nationally syndicated financial columnist, said that when it comes to investing, his motto is “Dare to be dull,” as in boring.

  • Did you pass the December TSP test?

    If you have a Thrift Savings Plan account what did you do in December when the high-flying stock market, after wobbling a couple months, dropped big time? Financial planner Arthur Stein has some ideas on today’s episode of Your Turn.

  • Bear takes chunk out of TSP millionaires club

    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.