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  Close Change YTD
L Income 17.1622 0.03 2.61%
L 2020 22.1324 0.10 3.38%
L 2030 23.7666 0.14 3.70%
L 2040 25.1143 0.17 3.88%
L 2050 14.1715 0.11 3.97%
G Fund 14.5553 0.00 1.75%
F Fund 16.7386 0.02 4.73%
C Fund 25.0095 0.23 8.41%
S Fund 33.3465 0.37 1.18%
I Fund 23.9493 0.14 (1.06%)
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Retirement planning checklist

Benefits expert John Elliott joins Your Turn with Mike Causey with advice for federal employees after pre-retirement preparation.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 02:30pm EDT

Health plan choices, retirement prep checklist

Mike welcomes Steve Losey of the Federal Times and benefits expert John Elliott.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 01:45pm EDT

October TSP returns made up for 'lost ground'

Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, shared October TSP returns.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 04:32pm EDT

Buyout money can help - and hurt - your wallet

Making the decision to accept buyout money can change your life for good or bad. Financial and career experts told Federal News Radio the right answer depends on who you are and what you expect and need in life.

Monday - 10/24/2011, 05:47pm EDT

TSP contribution cap to increase to $17K

Tom Trabucco is director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which oversees your Thrift Savings Plan.

Monday - 10/24/2011, 04:04pm EDT

TSP performance: 5th month of losses

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has released its investment performance report.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 04:29pm EDT

Supercommittee Tracker

Track recommendations on federal pay, benefits and retirement made to the supercommittee by top Congressional leaders and the White House.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 01:08pm EDT

TSP September returns

TSP Board's Tom Trabucco outlines the September returns.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:53pm EDT

Roth TSP 'on schedule' for 2012 launch

Thrift Savings Plan Executive Director Greg Long and Tom Trabucco, the TSP's director of external affairs, answer your questions about the Thrift Savings Plan.
September 26, 2011(Encore presentation October 10, 2011)

Monday - 09/26/2011, 07:40pm EDT

TSP: When More Is Not Necessarily Better

For lots of federal and military investors the old line, "don't fix it if it ain't broke" seems to mirror what they think of their Thrift Savings Plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Friday - 09/16/2011, 02:01am EDT

More investment options: Good idea, or not?

Should federal and military investors have more options more high-risk, high-reward funds within their Thrift Savings Plan? Some people want to walk on the wild side, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey reports.

Thursday - 09/15/2011, 02:01am EDT

Keeping financial perspective during volatile times

Hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott are joined by Joe Sullender, certified financial planner and vice-president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors. They will talk about what you should be doing with your TSP and other investments.
September 12, 2011(Encore presentation October 17, 2011)

Monday - 09/12/2011, 10:41pm EDT

TSP withdrawals increase as Congress considers benefits cuts

As Congress considers cutting federal retirement benefits to cut the deficit, are more federal employees making preparations for retirement before the changes become reality?

Monday - 09/12/2011, 06:20pm EDT

Civil Servants As Millionaires?

There are 185 federal workers with million dollar Thrift Savings Plan balances. Who are they and how did they do it, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders?

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 02:01am EDT

Choosing a financial planner for feds

Registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer joined the Federal Drive with tips for choosing a good financial planner, especially for feds.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 10:35am EDT

The TSP's Smartest Investors Are...

If you had to guess which group of federal workers are the smartest investors would you pick NIH researchers, Air Force and NASA rocket scientists, postal service letter carriers or CIA agents. If you are feeling lucky, take a guess, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 02:01am EDT

Your TSP: What's Not To Hate?

If the federal thrift savings plan is so great why do so many people hate it. And how come insiders are always looking for ways to get a piece of the TSP action, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders, or an account of their own?

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 02:01am EDT

Obama names new TSP Board chairman

Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at FRTIB, explains how the changing of the guard means for your TSP.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 04:31pm EDT

Analysis: Despite market drop, stick to TSP asset allocation

Host Mike Causey will talk about TSP investments with CBS MarketWatch columnist Alan Roth. He will also discuss the status of federal buyouts with Federal Times editor Steve Losey, and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
August 2, 2011

Wednesday - 08/24/2011, 06:45pm EDT
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