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It's Your Future: Get to Know Your TSP


For many federal employees, 3 percent of each paycheck is deducted and put into their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). But how much do you know about your retirement savings and investment plan?

The TSP is a vital part of creating a secure retirement for you and your family. Check out these five interesting facts about the TSP and watch the TSP video: Take Five for Your Future.

One In November 2013, the FERS participation rate in the TSP was 86.1 percent. FERS employees hired after July 2010 are now automatically enrolled in the TSP and 3 percent of an employee’s pay is deducted every pay period and put into the worker’s account.

One There are more than 4 million participants in the TSP.

One The TSP manages employee investments that total $391 billion.

One The largest percentage of fund balances is in the G Fund, Government Securities, with 37 percent of the money invested there.

One The average balance for FERS participants is $105,600.

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