Thrift Savings Plan

TSP to Increase Auto Enrollment to 5% Later This Year

Proposed regulations would increase the rate at which federal employees automatically contribute to their Thrift Savings Plan accounts from 3% to 5% beginning in October.

Most Federal Employee Retirement Funds Struggle to Start the Year

After a strong 2019, most portfolios in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program ended January in the red.

Nearly All TSP Portfolios End 2019 in the Black

Every fund in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program gained value last year.

Most TSP Funds Crept Up in November

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

Rubio Escalates Attacks in Dispute Over TSP International Fund Changes

The Republican senator urged President Trump to replace the board that administers the Thrift Savings Plan after it refused to reverse course on including Chinese companies in its investment offerings.

Viewpoint: Dollars Invested in the TSP Will Now Benefit Our Foreign Adversary

Decision to use an index fund that includes Chinese companies is bad for our country and the financial security of federal employees.   

TSP Board Reaffirms Decision to Broaden International Fund Despite Congressional Pressure

A bipartisan group of senators had demanded the board reverse a 2017 decision changing the index upon which the I Fund is based because the new benchmark will include Chinese companies.

TSP Portfolios Post Modest Growth in October

All funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program saw minor gains last month.

TSP Board Revisits Decision to Broaden International Fund

A bipartisan group of senators has been urging officials to reconsider the decision to allow investments in Chinese companies.

Federal Employee Retirement Savings Funds Make Modest Gains in September

All but one of the Thrift Savings Plan offerings ended the month in the black.

TSP: Thousands Already Making Use of New Withdrawal System

The board that governs the 401(k)-style retirement savings program authorized a 6.9% budget increase for the agency Monday.