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TSP takes a tumble in June

Every TSP fund -- with the exception of the ever-reliable government-securities G Fund -- finished last month in negative territory, according to new data from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

Tags: TSP , Jack Moore , pay and benefits

Monday - 07/01/2013, 02:33pm EDT

What do you want from your TSP plan? Board wants to know

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is setting the stage for a major new multiyear initiative to study the needs of Thrift Savings Plan participants and improve its services. The first step in the process will be determining benchmarks for how the board currently operates and communicates with participants, said Kim Weaver, the board's director of external affairs.

Tags: pay and benefits , TSP , Greg Long , Kim Weaver , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 06:29pm EDT
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TSP board quashes extra loan option for furloughed feds

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board says offering federal employees an extra loan option through their Thrift Savings Plans to cushion the impact of furloughs would require too much effort to implement and may not help the employees all that much. Several federal-employee unions have lobbied the board to add a second general purpose loan option to help cushion the blow of furloughs. But at a Employee Thrift Advisory Council meeting April 22, the board quashed the idea, citing the complexity surrounding the changes.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Kim Weaver , Greg Long , TSP , furloughs

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 06:04pm EDT
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New TSP rules help Hurricane Sandy victims

Under temporary rules issued by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, feds can continue to contribute to their Thrift Savings Plan. FRTIB will waive a rule that prevents contributions for six months after taking a hardship withdrawal.

Tags: TSP , retirement , benefits , Michael OConnell

Friday - 11/23/2012, 12:19pm EST

TSP notes: TSP Roth launch 'on time'

Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the "three-legged stool" of federal retirement, the ballpark-estimate calculator and how it works.

Tags: TSP , pay and benefits , workforce , benefits , retirement , Tom Trabucco , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Monday - 01/23/2012, 06:42pm EST
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DoD civilians, others can now make Roth TSP contributions

After a two-month delay, all civilian employees at the Defense Department, as well as several other agencies, can now contribute to the recently rolled-out Roth option for their Thrift Savings Plans.

Tags: Roth TSP , TSP , pay and benefits , DFAS , Jack Moore

Friday - 06/29/2012, 09:05pm EDT

Upward TSP trend continues

For the second month in a row, performance in all 10 of the Thrift Savings Plan funds posted positive returns, with double-digit gains in many of the funds year-to-date.

Tags: TSP , TSP returns , Jack Moore , pay and benefits

Monday - 10/01/2012, 09:54am EDT

TSP numbers continue upward climb in August

Returns for the Thrift Savings Plan continued their steady upward climb last month, with all funds posting in positive territory for the month of August, according to new data from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

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Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 12:44pm EDT

Coming soon to YouTube -- Videos about TSP accounts

Kim Weaver, director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, told In Depth with Francis Rose feds will soon be able to access videos online explaining some of the more complicated aspects of their Thrift Savings Plan accounts.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , retirement , In Depth , Michael OConnell , Pay & Benefits , Roth option , Roth TSP

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 07:34am EDT
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In Depth interviews - August 28

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: Kim Weaver , Tom Shoop , Winslow Wheeler , Center for Defense Information , Syracuse University , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , In Depth

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 06:48pm EDT
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