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Kim Weaver, director, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

President Obama signs a bill that changes how new Federal employees will save for retirement. Instead of having 3% of their pay go into the G Fund if they don't choose for themselves, the money will go into one of the TSP's lifecycle funds. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said the TSP has been behind this idea for a long time.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP , retirement , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:43pm EST
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Congress passes bill to auto-enroll new feds in TSP's Lifecycle Funds

Congress has passed a bill that will automatically enroll new federal employees in the Thrift Savings Plan's Lifecycle Funds (L Funds), rather than the Government Securities Investment Fund (G Fund).

Tags: Thrift Savings Plan , L Fund , G Fund , Darrell Issa , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , H.R.4193

Friday - 12/12/2014, 02:02pm EST

Watching your money - the TSP way!

Certified Financial Planner John Jilek provides tips on how to determine which TSP funds are right for you.
March 24, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , Thrift Savings Plan , Edward Jones , John Jilek , G Fund , F Fund , C Fund , S Fund , I Fund , Bob Leins , For Your Benefit , John Elliott

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:45pm EDT
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Art Stein, certified financial planner and investment manager

A financial expert explains what lifecycle investing is and how you can benefit.

Tags: Art Stein , L Fund , TSP ,

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 09:18am EDT
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TSP board considers rebranding Lifecycle Funds

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is eyeing another potential tweak to the Thrift Savings Plan's Lifecycle Funds their name. Lifecycle Funds, also known as L Funds or target-date funds, are made up of a mix of the five core TSP funds that shifts over time. But board members are concerned the "fund" label may be confusing to TSP participants. In its place, the board is considering changing the name to "Lifecycle strategies."

Tags: TSP , FRTIB , Greg Long , Renee Wilder , pay and benefits , retirement , Jack Moore

Monday - 02/24/2014, 03:38pm EST

Lifecycle Funds down as October TSP returns dip

After months of solid numbers, most of the funds in the Thrift Savings Plan posted negative returns in October, including all of the Lifecycle (L) Funds. The G, F and I Fund all posted slight gains.

Tags: TSP , pay and benefits , Jack Moore ,

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 03:50pm EDT