Instead of trying to guess what the market for retirement is going to do based on emotion, take a second-grader’s approach, says Mike Causey.
The super-safe G fund of the federal Thrift Savings Plan never has a bad year, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s a downside.
What does the annual buzzards homecoming festival in Hinckley, Ohio have in common with the federal Thrift Savings Plan’s G fund? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you may be surprised.
The Congressional Budget Office detailed in a new projection that the government would hit the debt limit by March 15, and Treasury would have to take extraordinary steps to keep the nation from defaulting.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked whether spreading good news about the Thrift Savings Plan was a good thing. His readers said maybe not.
The Thrift Savings Plan continues to show positive returns in February, with every fund posting in the black, and all but two improving over January’s numbers.
Are you losing money investing in the Rodney Dangerfield option of the federal Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has an alternative.
Financial Planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to answer your questions about the federal thrift savings plan and what you can do to build your retirement nest egg. March 1, 2017
Cybersecurity remains a tough challenge to tackle for Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers and oversees the Thrift Savings Plan. Under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), an independent auditor found the board lagging on risk management and access strategies.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says low TSP fees may actually save federal workers money in the long run.
A new survey shows most people do not want their Social Security benefits cut. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders what will happen when Social Security runs out of money.
American federal workers have learned that size does count, big time, especially the person who’s got $5.3 million in his or her 401(k) plan, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Kim Weaver, director of external affairs for the Thrift Savings Plan, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to answer your questions about how the TSP works. February 22, 2017
Randy Silvey, president of Silverlight Financial, argues that federal employees are at a disadvantage compared to non-federal employees when it comes to having full control over their retirement money.
2016 was a good year for fed workers investing in TSP, despite ups and downs in the market. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey digs deeper into what’s coming up next.