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  Close Change YTD
L Income 17.2969 0.01 2.19%
L 2020 22.7714 0.04 3.12%
L 2030 24.6834 0.05 3.50%
L 2040 26.2525 0.06 3.72%
L 2050 14.9212 0.04 3.92%
G Fund 14.5015 0.00 1.36%
F Fund 16.5148 0.02 4.17%
C Fund 26.0894 0.08 5.71%
S Fund 35.4950 0.05 1.56%
I Fund 26.2804 0.13 3.01%
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TSP contribution limits for 2011 explained

Contribution limits to your Thrift Savings Plan will probably stay the same in 2011, said Tom Trabucco of the Federal Thrift Investment Board. In 2010, feds could contribute up to $16,500

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 05:47pm EDT

Feds Only: a 3.125% CD

Do you remember the good old days of double-digit certificates of deposit? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that even in these lean times some long-time feds still have an exclusive investment option that beats the competition.

Wednesday - 10/13/2010, 04:00am EDT

TSP Snapshot: September bounceback, and the C Fund, examined…

When it comes to the Thrift Savings Plan, feds are told that its always best to take the long-range view of this vehicle for your retirement savings. This was true for the month of September, as we learn in the latest edition of our monthly feature, "TSP Snapshot". Guest analyst Arthur Stein, a certified financial planner with SPC Financial in Rockville, says the keyword last month was "recovery". Also: a primer on the C Fund.

Tuesday - 10/12/2010, 07:17am EDT

TSP numbers looking up in September

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 02:14pm EDT

Causey wary of 'socially responsible' TSP fund

The Federal Thrift Investment Board said it opposes the option for a new Thrift Savings Plan fund that one congressman is calling a "socially responsible" investment. Federal News Radio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is wary of the proposed fund. Hear his analysis.

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 05:25pm EDT

More TSP Funds: Good Idea/Bad Idea?

If it rained two billion dollars in cash every month, would you want an umbrella or a bucket? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says most people, including some hungry mutual funds, pick the bucket!

Monday - 09/27/2010, 04:00am EDT

Seasonal TSP investing explored

A private company claims to have the secret for outperforming the TSP. We ask the TSP's Tom Trabucco for his opinion.

Friday - 09/24/2010, 10:41am EDT

Budget top issue at TSP meeting

Tom Trabucco, Director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board, joined Chris Dorobek on the Dorobek Insider.

Monday - 09/20/2010, 05:04pm EDT

Tips for reviewing your TSP

You may be OVER investing in your TSP. Arthur Stein gives us details on how to tell.

Friday - 09/10/2010, 10:31am EDT

TSP and August: not the best combination

Tom Trabucco, the director of external affairs at the TSP, joined Chris Dorobek on The Dorobek Insider to assess the damage of August.

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 08:14pm EDT

Attendance Derby: Congress vs. Feds

Congress is back in town today after an extended summer break. What it'll find, in addition to a stack of unfinished business, is the career federal workforce which has been toiling away keeping things running.

Friday - 09/03/2010, 04:39pm EDT

TSP returns for August disappointing

The numbers are in. They aren't good. Only two TSP funds gained ground in August. The other eight were down for the month.

Friday - 09/03/2010, 12:20pm EDT

TSP Investments: Risk vs. Reward

Do your TSP investment options need to be expanded? Are you willing to take more risk for the chance of a greater reward? Checkout Senior correspondent Mike Causey's column today and hold on to your wallet...

Wednesday - 09/01/2010, 04:00am EDT

Automatic enrollment in TSP begins

This week, Greg Long and Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board take your questions about automatic enrollment in the TSP.
September 6, 2010
(Encore Presentation)

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 08:05pm EDT

Fantasy TSP - Are you in?

It's like fantasy football, only with your retirement plan. Learn about fantasy TSP.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 06:45pm EDT

L-fund risks and rewards

This week, Mike Causey talks with financial planner Jerry Cannizzaro about the pros and cons of the L-funds. Then, benefits strategist John Elliott joins him to discuss your financial rights, benefits and options when you die.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 03:09pm EDT

TSP updates website, automatic enrollment options

There have been a lot of changes at the TSP in the past couple of months. From a new and more user-friendly website, to the new automatic enrollment plan. Tom Trabucco, the director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board explains all of the new changes and what they mean for you.

Monday - 08/30/2010, 07:38pm EDT

More take hardship withdrawals from retirement accounts

We get the inside scoop from Mike Causey.

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 03:13pm EDT

More TSP participants taking out money early

The economy is rough out there for many Americans, and the numbers show that more TSP participants are taking advantage of loans and in-Service withdrawals when compared to previous years.

Monday - 08/23/2010, 06:11pm EDT

Does the TSP measure up?

Learn more from Yahoo! Finance.

Friday - 08/20/2010, 12:19pm EDT
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