2018 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits Announced

2018 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits Announced

The 2018 Thrift Savings Plan contribution limits were announced here: Elective Deferral Limit $18,500 IRC §402(g) Applies to combined total of traditional and Roth contributions. For members of the uniformed services, it includes all traditional and Roth contributions...
WSJ: Financial Literacy

WSJ: Financial Literacy

  This is a good article from yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. It makes several points about active investing: You won’t get better by practicing active investment – you’ll just lose money. It’s hard to have more information than the...
Saving and Investing for Military Personnel by the SEC

Saving and Investing for Military Personnel by the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission just put out an excellent resource targeting military personnel. It is a PDF brochure that discusses the basics of saving and investing. It can be found here: SEC Financial Readiness Brochure – Saving and Investing for...
Step 6 – Invest in Stock and Bond Index Funds or ETFs

Step 6 – Invest in Stock and Bond Index Funds or ETFs

Investing in stock and bond mutual funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs) is the simple way to get higher investment returns than more conservative investments like bank accounts, money market funds, or certificates of deposit (CDs). In addition, it is the only way you...