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.
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.
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.
According to the experts December is on target to have its worst month since 1931. The erratic, some would say more normal performance of the market this year has made lots of investors nervous.
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.
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.
The bull market may finally be over, as TSP data released on Thursday shows all funds except one were bleeding red in October.
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
Last week’s $1.3 trillion "paper" loss gave a lot of people the jitters, but this is not an unusual amount of volatility.
The U.S. stock market was down 4.21 percent last week or about $1.3 trillion. If you are invested in the Thrift Savings Plan’s C and S funds, that means you, too.
Last week a reader who plans to retire in 2022 asked for some TSP investing help so we passed the buck to you for the wisdom of the crowd. Here’s what you advised.
Thrift Savings Plan performance was down again in September, with only one fund seeing a positive change month over month.