More Thrift Savings Plan investors than you think may not understand exactly what their retirement nest egg is invested in.
What's a glassy-eyed carp in a dirty pond got to do with pandemic life?
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that many feds don’t understand that their TSP retirement nest egg is not really an investment.
What do you think you would have done had your crystal ball been working a year ago? Better yet, what will you do the next time?
In today's Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan crosses the $700-billion threshold for the first time ever.
Over the past 30 years, TSP's G fund has delivered steadily declining rates of return, falling from an annual return of 8.9% at its peak in 1990 to 2.24% in 2019.
In today's Federal Newscast: Thousands of participants, embracing the CARES Act, have taken money out of their TSPs. Furloughs at USCIS have been canceled or, perhaps, just postponed. And Chad Wolf might finally get a permanent job, after serving as acting DHS secretary since November.
“The perils of timing the market," financial adviser Arthur Stein said. “ It’s just extremely hard to do.”
How you can mitigate the sequence of returns risk from minimum required distributions
If federal workers and retirees found themselves sleepwalking through the last 11 years of Wall Street’s bull market, retirement benefits specialist Tammy Flanagan, says the pandemic-driven stock-market volatility has been “a wake-up call.”
If you had $105,000 in your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) on Valentine’s Day 2020, by St. Patrick’s Day it had dropped some $20,000, to about $85,000.
It feels instinctual to want to sell securities now, but it's an instinct you should ignore.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has launched a social science program over the past year, with the goal of sending messages and reminders to targeted groups of participants to prompt them to contribute and save more with the TSP.
In today's Federal Newscast, Health and Human Services releases 25 ways the agency can improve how it spends taxpayer money.