Kim Weaver

  • Retirement savings: Auto-enrollment in the TSP’s lifecycle funds begins next fall

    Now that Congress has passed the Smart Savings Act, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is programming a new savings default option for those who join the federal government late next year.

  • Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

    Some new choices may be coming to your Thrift Savings Plan account, but you won’t see those choices for a while. First, the TSP board wants to know the best way to offer those choices. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained what may become part of your TSP account.

  • TSP funds on the rise in October

    All TSP funds, except for the I fund, posted positive results for the month of October, according to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

  • Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

    A very experienced investment expert thinks you’re in good shape, retirement-wise. Kim Weaver is Director of the Office of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she talked about the Wall Street executive that thinks between the TSP and your pension, you’re in pretty nice shape.

  • Investment king tells TSP Board: Feds are in good shape for retirement

    Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock, spoke at a meeting Monday of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which administers the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

    A new menu of services is under consideration for participants in the Thrift Savings Plan. The TSP now has the results from a survey (and focus groups) to help them understand why people who leave government take all their money out of their accounts. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained who the TSP surveyed and why they asked.

  • TSP funds dip into the negative in September

    After rebounding in August, nearly all of the federal Thrift Savings Fund accounts posted negative numbers at the end of September. Despite this one-month dip, year-to-date percentages remain positive.

  • Survey: Retirees want greater flexiblity in TSP accounts

    The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board conducted a survey to find out why so many former feds are withdrawing all the money from their Thrift Savings Plan accounts so soon after retirement.

  • Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

    The biggest number ever for federal employees saving for the future is in. More than ever are saving in the Thrift Savings Plan. Kim Weaver is Director of External Affairs the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said the results make the people who run the TSP really happy.

  • Retirement board sees spike in Roth TSP enrollment

    Two years after launching the Roth option for the Thrift Savings Plan, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) has seen Roth TSP enrollment rise to 8 percent.