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2015 COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment) for TCRS Retirees
(May 29, 2015)

Retired teachers and state employees who have been on the TCRS retired payroll for at least 12 consecutive months as of July 1, 2015 will receive a 1.0% cost-of-living adjustment.
Retirees of local governments that have authorized COLAs will receive the same increase.


TNStars™ Offers Statewide Family Fun for 529 Day at a Ballpark Near You
May 21, 2015


The TNStars College Savings 529 Program invites you to “Be a Star” at a ballpark near you on 529 day. May 29 has been nationally recognized as “529 College Savings Day”, a way to raise awareness of the importance of saving early for a child’s future college expenses while they are still young.  Across the country there will be fun events for the whole family, and here in Tennessee, TNStars™ hopes you will take your child to the ballpark. ...more


Governor Signs ABLE Legislation to Help Families and Individuals with Disabilities Save with Tax-free Earnings
May 19, 2015

Families of those with disabilities are now one step closer to saving more money for medical costs with tax-free earnings. Today Governor Haslam signed the Tennessee ABLE Act into Law, giving State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. the authority to create and offer tax-advantaged investment plans to help families of those with disabilities save money for a variety of qualifying expenses. ...more


Less than Two Months Left to Enroll in College Savings 4:1 Contribution Match
May 11, 2015

Last fall, the Tennessee Treasury Department launched a special initiative to help families of low to middle income levels save money in a TNStars College Savings 529 Account. The Tennessee Investments Preparing Scholars (TIPS) program provides a 4-to-1 contribution match for eligible families on a minimum deposit of just $25, up to a maximum of a $500 match per student each year. ...more 


Governor Declares May “Putting Investors First” month
May 4, 2015

Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed May 2015 “Putting Investors First” Month as a way to recognize the importance the investment profession as foundation of a strong and growing state economy. The proclamation acknowledges the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Societies in Tennessee for their commitment to excellence in the investment profession and for being champions for ethical behavior in investment markets. ...more


Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Honors Outstanding Contributions in Financial Literacy Education

April 15, 2015

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission gathered with supporters to honor guests who have made outstanding contributions in financial literacy education and celebrate the year’s achievements. ...more


April Financial Literacy Month brings Financial Literacy Training for Cookeville and Surrounding Area Teachers
April 6, 2015

What teachers learn in one day can change the lives of their students forever. The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, a program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, will celebrate April Financial Literacy Month by continuing to offer training summits for teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade, on Saturday, April 18, at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville. ...more


Tennessee Treasury Department Equips Knoxville Area Educators with Free Financial Literacy Training
March 16, 2015

What teachers learn in one day can change the lives of their students forever. The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, a program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, will continue their series of free financial literacy training summits for teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade, on Saturday, March 28, at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville. ...more


Gift Vouchers Now Available to Buy Tennessee Speciality License Plates

The New GIFT-A-TAG voucher program allows Tennesseans to give the gift of a Specialty License Plate

(March 4, 2015)

Nashville—Tennessee Specialty License Plates—which support over 100 different organizations and charities—are now available as gifts through a new website hosted by the State DepartmentTreasury office: Tennessee Gift Center (http://www.tngiftcenter.org). ...more


Tennessee Treasury Department Equips More Educators with Free Financial Literacy Training
(February 25, 2015)

What teachers learn in one day can change the lives of their students forever. The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, a program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, will continue their series of free financial literacy training summits for teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade, on Saturday, March 14, at Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg. more...


Tell Tennessee Organizations what you are saving for
(February 24, 2015)

What are you saving for? Whether you are saving for a new house, new car, retirement or your child's college education, organizations from across the state want you to take the pledge during America Saves Week, February 23rd through 27th. more...


TNStars™ is the #1 College Savings Plan in the Country for 2014 Investment Performance
(February 19, 2015)

TNStars College Savings 529 plan has just been recognized as the top direct-sold plan in the nation. TNStars™ is a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury. The number one ranking comes from SavingForCollege.org, who analyzes the investment performance figures for thousands of 529 portfolios and ranks the 529 savings plans from best to worst. The latest report released compares one-year investment performance as of December 31, 2014. TNStars™ investment options rank number one in the nation. more...


 

Tennessee Treasury Department Equips More Educators with Free Financial Literacy Training
(January 21, 2015)

What teachers learn in one day can change the lives of their students forever. The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, a program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, will continue their series of free financial literacy training summits for teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade, on Saturday, January 24, at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. more...


State Treasurer David Lillard Reelected to a Fourth Term
(January 14, 2015)

Members of the 109th General Assembly reelected, by acclamation, David H. Lillard to a fourth term as Tennessee State Treasurer. The State Treasurer is a Constitutional Officer elected by the General Assembly for a two-year term. In his official capacity, Treasurer Lillard oversees the Tennessee Treasury Department and its more than 250 employees. The Treasury Department internally manages over $45 billion in state and local government funds. more...


 

Tennessee Treasury Department Equips More Educators with Free Financial Literacy Training
(January 7, 2015)

What teachers learn in one day can change the lives of their students forever. The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, a program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, will continue their series of free financial literacy training summits for teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade, this Saturday, January 10, at Walters State Community College in Morristown. more...


2014 Top News Stories

TNStars is nationally recognized as a
top performing College Savings 529 plan

(November 24, 2014)

TNStars College Savings 529 plan has been recognized as one of the top direct-sold plans in the nation. TNStars is a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury. TNStars is ranked as the no. 2 plan in the country according to SavingForCollege.org, who recently released the top ten direct-sold 529 plans in the nation based on one-year performance rankings as of September 30, 2014. The achievement is particularly notable as the TNStars plan is only in its third year, but has quickly risen to the top of its class. In a previous ranking, the plan was ranked eighth in the nation. more...


Treasury Department Introduces New Program to Provide Need-Based College Savings Funds to Families
(September 30, 2014)

State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. is announcing a new program to provide state funding to assist low-income families in building college savings accounts. more...


Tennessee State Treasurer David Lillard Elected President of National Association of State Treasurers
(September 9, 2014)

Mackinac Island, Mich. (Sept. 9, 2014) - Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. has been elected by treasurers across the nation to serve as president of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). NAST is the premier organization that provides advocacy and support for state treasurers and treasury staff throughout the United States and its territories. more...


Governor Haslam Signs Landmark Local Government Pension Reform Bill into Law
(May 28, 2104)

Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill that is designed to assure Tennessee local government entities fully pay the annual payment to their public employee pension plans in order to protect the financial stability of local governments and to protect workers' pensions. more...


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