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Fixing MyRA and a TSP fund
trueMyRA, the federal government's just-launched program to encourage workers without access to a workplace retirement plan to begin saving for retirement, gets off on the wrong foot and should be changed.
Government workers overwhelmingly pleased with retirement plans
trueA Gallup poll released last week highlights the dispersion among government and non-government workers in terms of satisfaction with their employers' retirement plans.
Congressional panel to help emerging managers vie for federal pension assets
trueEmerging money management firms interested in managing federal retirement plan assets are getting help from some Democratic members of Congress.
House budget calls for higher federal employee contributions and lower G Fund return
trueThe House adopted a fiscal year 2016 budget Wednesday that calls for higher retirement contributions from federal workers and a lower rate of return for the Thrift Savings Plan's G Fund.
Federal Thrift Savings Plan chooses new CIO
trueRavindra Deo was named chief investment officer of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board on Wednesday.
Federal Thrift plan seeks manager for $140.7 billion C Fund
trueFederal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is searching for a money manager for its C Fund, a stock index fund that tracks the S&P 500 index.
Retirement plan reform taking center stage in the military
trueA major revamping of the military retirement system could finally become a reality as the Pentagon comes under increasing pressure to save money and attract new recruits.
Federal retirement benefits likely target for GOP
trueFederal employees are bracing for more bad news about their retirement benefits as Republicans prepare to control both chambers of Congress.
Sen. Rubio calls for opening TSP to private workers
trueThe $403.9 billion Thrift Savings Plan, Washington, should be open to non-governmental employees who do not have access to workplace retirement savings, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., proposed Tuesday.
TSP goes with MetLife to provide annuities
trueThrift Savings Plan hired Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. as its lifetime annuity provider, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which oversees the $403.9 billion plan.
Thrift Savings Plan breaks $400 billion
trueThrift Savings Plan broke the $400 billion mark in February, according to figures released Thursday at a meeting of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Washington, which administers the plan.
Bill to make lifecycle funds the default strategy for federal workers advances
trueThe House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday passed legislation to make lifecycle funds the default investment for new federal employees participating in the $366.7 billion Thrift Savings Plan.
Federal Thrift seeks small-cap manager for $47 billion S fund
trueFederal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is seeking a fund manager for its $46.6 billion Small Cap Stock Index Investment Fund.
Federal Thrift's S Fund is its top performer for year
trueFederal Thrift Savings Plan's S Fund was the best performing of the $366.7 billion plan's investment options in 2013, with a 38.35% return.
The Federal Thrift's Dmuchowski asked a simple question to illustrate lifetime income
trueSophie Dmuchowski won the Innovator Award in the lifetime income disclosure category by putting into action the philosophy that knowing how to spend retirement savings is as important - if not more so - than accumulating it.