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Thrift Savings Plan News

Thrift Savings Plan Ticker
  Close Change YTD
L Income 17.3275 -0.00 3.05%
L 2020 22.8447 -0.00 4.81%
L 2030 24.7842 0.00 5.64%
L 2040 26.3786 0.00 6.20%
L 2050 14.9995 0.00 6.63%
G Fund 14.5128 0.00 1.57%
F Fund 16.5312 -0.05 5.34%
C Fund 26.2361 -0.01 9.94%
S Fund 36.0285 0.13 6.62%
I Fund 26.2822 -0.01 2.86%
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at tsp.gov.

Risky business - what can go wrong in your TSP?

More and more Thrift Savings Plan participants are wondering how they can protect their hard-saved money from the dangers of the stock market. Ann Vanderslice, the founder of the Federal Benefits Training Network, gives us her thoughts.

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 12:58pm EDT
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Roth TSP option delayed

The TSP Roth 401(k) option is still an option, but it's going to take a little while longer. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has decided to push back the launch of the highly-anticipated program from January 2012 to April.

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 07:46am EDT

Debt limit's impact on your Thrift Savings Plan

Does the battle over the debt limit have an impact on the TSP super-safe G fund?

Monday - 03/14/2011, 04:58pm EDT
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Shutdown Warning: Don't Shoot Self In Foot

If there is a government shutdown some federal workers have a plan to punish the politicians who caused it. Unfortunately some of their tactics are the equivalent of shooting themselves in the foot. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 04:00am EST

Thrift Savings Plan February returns

Tom Trabucco, director of external relations for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which RUNS your Thrift Savings Plan, explains what's driving growth in all TSP funds.

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 04:47pm EST
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In shutdown scenario, do's and don'ts of TSP

With a potential shutdown, feds looking for monetary relief would have to finalize it before operations cease.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 11:56am EST
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Will feds eye TSP as fast cash in shutdown?

Tom Trabucco, the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the likelihood of feds taking out TSP funds in the event of a furlough.

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 03:34pm EST
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How your decisions can protect your loved ones

For Your Benefit takes on the following issues this week - long term care, life and disability insurance, investing for the long and short term, and the Thrift Savings Plan.
February 14, 2011

Monday - 02/14/2011, 02:03pm EST
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Real deadlines loom for estimated taxes

Estimated taxes are due for 2010, but where does your TSP fit into all this? We ask Registered Employee Benefit Consultant Ed Zurndorfer.

Monday - 01/10/2011, 12:00pm EST
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More Feds Join Club Millionaire!!!

Believe it or not, the federal Thrift Savings Plan has more than 100 investors with 7-figure accounts. So, is there a 401k-plan millionaire in the next cubicle...or maybe in your car pool? Mike Causey has the numbers.

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 02:01am EST

Your NestEgg: Decoding the TSP

If you work for Uncle Sam chances are you know somebody, in fact lots of people, who are investing in the best 401k plan in America. So who is the lucky person? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says look in the mirror, then listen to his Your Turn radio show at 10 a.m. today.

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 06:00am EST

Accidental TSP payments sent out last week

Nearly 10,000 participants received payments, some as much $10,000

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 10:05am EST

How the Voluntary Contribution Program works

Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey with details on the Voluntary Contribution Program. They'll discuss how it works, who can join it, and how it would work with a Roth option.
December 15, 2010 (Encore Presentation)

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 03:58pm EST
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Iced: TSP drops slightly as pay freeze looms

TSP returns were down last month. Pay freeze talk heats up. Certified Financial Planner Arthur Stein offers some advice.

Friday - 12/03/2010, 10:31am EST
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TSP sees slight drop in November

The November numbers for your TSP are out.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:15pm EST

Long-term tips for your Thrift Savings Plan

Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, joins the DorobekINSIDER.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 04:11pm EST
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Tax credits now mean big savings later

It's not too late, yet, to earn tax credits! We get details from Ed Zurndorfer.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 10:31am EST
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Investors make slight shifts to higher-risk TSP funds

Tom Trabucco joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the agenda and decisions of FTIB's Monday board meeting.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:43pm EST
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Your Future: Omnibus or Ominous?

The shattered lame duck session of the 111th Congress has limped back in town with lots of homework to complete in a short time. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it includes the federal pay raise (if any), job security issues, $250 payments for retirees and a new TSP perk.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:00am EST

TSP Snapshot: A look behind the October numbers

October is the best month yet this year for the Thrift Savings Plan. Guest analyst Paul Yurachek with Ameriprise Financial Services offers this month's installment of TSP Snapshot.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 06:54am EST
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