Thrift Savings Plan

TSP Funds Continue Strong Performance in April

All of the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program’s portfolios finished last month in the black.

TSP Returns Mostly Positive in March

Only two of the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program ended last month in the red.

TSP Officials Tout Sizeable Improvement in Annual Employee Satisfaction Survey Scores

Employee engagement at the Thrift Savings Plan improved 7 points in 2020, while the agency scored stellar marks on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most TSP Portfolios Rebound After Difficult January

Nearly every fund in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program increased in value in February.

Most TSP Funds Stumble to Start 2021

All but two of the portfolios in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program lost ground for January.

TSP Portfolios End 2020 on a High Note

Each of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program posted gains last month.

TSP Funds Rebound in November

After months of turmoil, the portfolios in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program all shot up in value last month.

The Downside of Investing in the TSP's Lifecycle Funds

Many know they should invest more conservatively as they approach retirement, but investing too conservatively can be dangerous if you don’t want to run out of money.

The G Fund Has Seen Better Days

It’s important to know what the investment can do for you—and what it can’t.

Most TSP Portfolios Tumble in October

Only two funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program saw increases last month.

The 8 Most Important Birthdays for Feds

Think now about these milestones—it could make a world of difference as you approach your next stage of life.

For Feds, Net Worth Is More Important Than Income

There are many stories of federal employees who don’t have 6-figure incomes yet still manage to build considerable wealth.

TSP Funds Hit the Skids in September

After months of gains, most of the portfolios in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program ended September in the red.