According to the Wall Street Journal, at least 72 aides on both sides of the aisle traded shares of companies that their bosses help oversee. Among the staffers was an aide to a Republican member…
The Wall Street Journals reports on Congressional staffers’ trades begs the question: Why do people in power risk losing so much for a little more gain?
The Wall Street Journal reports that a study by Research Affiliates found that returns on stocks and bonds fall short of what big pension funds are expecting.
An activist investor is reportedly pushing for Symantec to split into a security business AND a data storage business.
Fiddling around with your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account too much could hurt your wallet. Federal News Radio spoke with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, about problems that could arise.
Certifed financial planner Joe Sullender answers questions and emails about how to create a financial plan for your family. July 29, 2013.
While none of the funds dipped far enough to post negative returns, only three funds showed growth since September.
The Thrift Savings Plan investment and lifecycle funds both see slight increase in return as the new year takes off.
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.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that “declines are part of the market cycle.” In fact, he counted a historical average of 5 percent declines about three times a year.