• Kim Weaver: TSP board approves $219B budget

    The Thrift Savings Plan has something federal agencies don’t have. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board approved a $219 million budget for the coming year. In Depth with Francis Rose told Kim Weaver, director of External Affairs at the TSP, that TSP participants are probably jealous of her agency since it’s budget is already in place.

  • Jessica Klement: Congress considering changes to G-Fund

    Congress has its eye on the G-Fund again. Some members want to change the way the rate of return is figured. One version of the federal budget in the House estimates savings up to $32 billion to fund other programs. But, members of the Employee Thrift Advisory Council are warning those changes could cause people to get out of the TSP altogether. Jessica Klement, legislative director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to talk about the proposed legislation.

  • Running out of money in retirement

    Do you ever worry about running out of money once you’ve retired? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s not a problem for most federal workers.

  • Your TSP nightmare becomes reality

    Are you having recurrent nightmares about your Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the bad news is that you aren’t dreaming.

  • Most TSP funds take a tumble in August

    Only the G Fund, which buys nonmarketable Treasury security, posted positive returns for August. The remaining Thrift Savings Plan funds posted negative numbers across-the-board.

  • Most TSP funds see growth in July

    The Thrift Savings Plan saw across-the-board growth in July, except for a downturn in the international stocks S fund.

  • TSP board to pursue withdrawal options, mutual fund window

    At its monthly meeting on Monday, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board made two decisions that could have a big impact for federal employees participating in the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • TSP Envy: 0 gets 1 and 4 gets 5!!!

    Many private sector types claim they would lop off a key part of their anatomy to be in the Thrift Savings Plan, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

  • The curse of turning 70 …

    How many states prohibit 70-year-old men from wearing Speedo bathing suits in public? Senior correspondent Mike Causey has the surprising answer.

  • NARFE: TSP savings at stake in feud over Labor Dept rule

    House Republicans have dealt a blow to a proposed rule that advocates say would help federal employees and retirees avoid costly investment mistakes.