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Thrift Savings Plan News

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  Close Change YTD
L Income 16.9750 0.01 0.92%
L 2020 22.0406 0.03 1.29%
L 2030 23.7376 0.04 1.48%
L 2040 25.1366 0.05 1.62%
L 2050 14.2365 0.04 1.70%
G Fund 14.3859 0.00 0.58%
F Fund 16.1278 -0.05 2.06%
C Fund 24.2371 0.03 1.83%
S Fund 33.7924 0.13 2.70%
I Fund 25.7933 0.13 0.75%
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at

Preview: Your monthly TSP Snapshot

WFED's Max Cacas reports

Friday - 06/04/2010, 06:13pm EDT

How to avoid a June swoon with the TSP

May was a pretty rough month for those with money in the stock market, even through the TSP. Arthur Stein takes a look at what's ahead.

Friday - 06/04/2010, 10:58am EDT

Six Ways to Beat the Bear Market with Your TSP

May was a terrible month for most TSP investors as the Dow had its worst month in 70 years. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has six suggestions that are almost certain to calm you down and increase your net worth. The trick is figuring out which of the six works for you.

Thursday - 06/03/2010, 03:22pm EDT

Most TSP funds suffer losses in May

May was a devastating month for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which suffered its worst losses in May since 1940. Tom Trabucco, Director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board, breaks down the numbers for each TSP fund for us.

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 06:10pm EDT

REITs, Gold, IT and the TSP

When it comes to the Thrift Savings Plan is the government limiting how much investors can make or is it protecting them from themselves? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about the lack of investment options in the federal 401(k) plan.

Tuesday - 05/25/2010, 04:00am EDT

Gold Bugs & The TSP

If you're an investor in the Thrift Savings Plan, chances are most of the gold you own is in your mouth. Today Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about precious metals funds and your TSP.

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 04:00am EDT

Chances good for passage of TSP/annual leave bill

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says he thinks the bill will pass -- eventually.

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 04:46pm EDT

TSP numbers: Look past the short term trend

It's not as bad as it seems. May is only half over, but Federal News Radio takes a look at where the TSP funds are this month. Tom Trabucco is Director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board and breaks them down for us, and also tells us where an important bill regarding your retirement benefits stands in the House right now.

Monday - 05/17/2010, 06:20pm EDT

Escape the Monday Dead Zone

Thanks to alternate work schedules, Mondays and Fridays are low-readership days for those of us in the fed-oriented media. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, with help from our marketing department, believes he's found a way to cash in on those Dead Zone days.

Monday - 05/17/2010, 04:00am EDT

In the TSP, is G fund the place to be?

It seems the volatility of the stock market is influencing many TSP investors to keep at least some of their money in the all-bond G fund.

Monday - 05/10/2010, 08:00pm EDT

How your TSP performed in April

WFED's Max Cacas reports.

Friday - 05/07/2010, 05:06pm EDT

TSP: 'Please hold on to the bar'

Stock futures are rising Friday amid signs that trading may be stabilizing after one of the most volatile days in the stock market's history. Certified financial planner Arthur Stein talks us off the TSP ledge.

Friday - 05/07/2010, 10:31am EDT

Pay, Benefits Time Check

Although it may be hard for many federal workers to understand, legislation that would benefit them has a very low priority on Capitol Hill, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. Especially in election years.

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 04:00am EDT

Why the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board is regularly audited

Director of External Affairs Tom Trabucco explains how it benefits your retirement investments.

Monday - 04/26/2010, 08:00pm EDT

3 Steps to a Million $$$ TSP Account

Building a TSP account worth a million dollars or more is not rocket science according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. He's got the three-step formula which he outlines in today's column.

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 04:00am EDT

TSP fund balance crosses $250 billion

For the first time, the Thrift Savings Plan's fund balance has crossed a quarter of a trillion dollars. Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board explains why this is good for all TSP investors.

Monday - 04/19/2010, 08:00pm EDT

TSP Millionaires & Record Rollovers

Federal workers are rolling outside money into their Thrift Savings Plan at a record pace, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, and that includes 75 people who now have million dollar balances.

Wednesday - 04/14/2010, 04:00am EDT

TSP participants roll over record amount of investments

Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board said a record $66.4 million has been moved from other accounts and into the TSP. He also explains why this is good news for everyone involved.

Tuesday - 04/13/2010, 08:15pm EDT

Spring brings good things to your TSP

Better weather and an earlier Easter enticed Americans to shell out for spring clothes in March, the fourth straight month of gains for retail sales. Certified Financial Planner, Art Stein, looks at other signs of a spring recovery.

Friday - 04/09/2010, 11:40am EDT

Lunch with Mike Causey: TSP, pay raise, open season on the menu

Mike and I talk about open season, TSP changes, the 2010 pay raise, and a crazy letter on Mike's wall.

Friday - 12/04/2009, 05:47pm EST
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