Treasury HomeContact Us

Related Links


About the Treasurer

Connect With Us

Treasury YouTube

 

Financial Literacy
Facebook Page

 

Follow TN Stars 529 College Savings Program

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

 

  • News Releases

View Archived News Releases by Year

2017 News Releases


Tennessee Treasury Employees donate more than $3000 to help Sevier County Fire relief efforts
(January 12, 2017)

NASHVILLE- After the wildfires that devastated much of Gatlinburg and Sevier County, the Tennessee Treasury Department wanted to do its part to help those affected in their recovery. The Treasury Department reached out to public officials in the devastated areas to offer assistance in quickly restoring needed government operations. ...more


State Treasurer David Lillard Reelected
(January 11, 2017)

NASHVILLE- This morning, a Joint Convention of the 110th General Assembly reelected David H. Lillard, Jr. by acclamation to a fifth term as Tennessee State Treasurer. ...more


2016 News Releases

 

TNStars, 10 Kids:  $10,000 Scholarship Giveaway Returns in 2016
(December 1, 2016)

NASHVILLE- Today, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program announced the return of its most popular scholarship giveaway: the TNStars, 10 Kid: $10,000 Scholarship Giveaway.  This December, ten Tennessee kids will win a $1,000 scholarship into a TNStars® account, just for entering online. ...more


This Veterans Day, the Tennessee Treasury Division of Unclaimed Property Wants to Return Military Medals to Owners
(November 10, 2016)

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Treasury Department safeguards unclaimed property for Tennesseans, and the Division of Unclaimed Property works every day to return that property to its rightful owners. In Tennessee, unclaimed property is usually money. However, if a military medal is found in an abandoned safe deposit box, the medal is turned over to the State Treasurer for safekeeping. ...more



State Treasurer Lillard to Address College Savings in Memphis
Give Away a $250 TNStars Scholarship

(October 11, 2016)

MEMPHIS: State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. and the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program team will host a Town Hall Meeting in Memphis the evening of October 17, 2016, with State Representatives Raumesh Akbari and Karen Camper. ...more


 

TNStars Giving Away Three $1,000 Scholarships for College Savings Month
(September 8, 2016)

NASHVILLE- September is College Savings Month and State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. wants you to know the Three Stars for College Savings: start early, make saving a habit, and open a TNStars account. The TNStars College Savings 529 Program will help Tennessee children get an early start to their college savings account this month by giving away $1,000 scholarships to three lucky children age 10 or under. ...more


Tennessee Among the First States to Offer ABLE Accounts for Individuals with Disabilities
(June 13, 2016)

NASHVILLE- This morning, State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. announced the opening of ABLE TN, Tennessee’s own Achieving A Better Life Experience program, a new program to help those with disabilities plan and save for the future. A program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, ABLE TN will allow account holders the opportunity to save and invest with tax-free earnings to help individuals with disabilities maintain independence and quality of life. ...more


Celebrate 529 Day with TNStars
On 5/29, cash in on fun family deals and get $50 when you open a new TNStars® Account by June 30th!
(May 24, 2016)

This Sunday the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program is teaming up with fun family venues around the state to offer free and discounted admissions to celebrate 529 College Savings Day! TNStars is also offering a $50 incentive for opening a new account with at least $50 by June 30th. ...more



Agriculture, Banking and Commerce: A conversation with David Lillard, coming to Selmer Friday, June 3rd
(May 23, 2016)


Selmer, TN- State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. will be in Selmer next week to participate in an event hosted by the Bank of McNairy County and Senator Dolores Gresham. The event, titled Agriculture, Banking and Commerce: A conversation with David Lillard, Treasurer will be held at the Latta Building in Selmer at 12N on Friday, June 3rd. ...more


Tennessee Treasury Observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 10-16: Criminal Injuries Compensation Program Provides Funds of Last Resort to Help Restore Tennessee Victims
(April 8, 2016)

During National Crime Victims' Rights Week, observed April 10-16, State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. wants to remind the public of a fund designed to help innocent victims of violent crimes in Tennessee. ...more


TENNESSEE STATE TREASURER ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN ISRAEL BONDS
(April 5, 2016)


State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. announced today a $15 million investment in Israel bonds. This brings all holdings of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System portfolio of Israel securities to more than $60 million. ...read more


Lt. Gov. Ramsey Awarded Financial Literacy Champion
by Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission

(March 24, 2016)

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission presented Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey with the Financial Literacy Champion Award. The Commission hosted its annual benefit dinner on Wednesday night, welcoming special guest speakers Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey and Speaker of the House Beth Harwell. ...read more


Treasurer Lillard Awards $10,000 in TNStars Scholarships to Winners from Around the State
(January 8, 2016)

Nashville, TN – Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. started 2016 by awarding $1,000 scholarships to the winners of the TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Holiday Scholarship Giveaway. The winners and their families gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol this week for a special celebration with the Treasurer, joined by Speaker Beth Harwell and Representatives Susan Lynn and Mike Carter. ...read more


2016 Archives

TNStars, 10 Kids:  $10,000 Scholarship Giveaway Returns in 2016
(December 1, 2016)

NASHVILLE- Today, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program announced the return of its most popular scholarship giveaway: the TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Scholarship Giveaway.  This December, ten Tennessee kids will win a $1,000 scholarship into a TNStars® account, just for entering online. ...more


This Veterans Day, the Tennessee Treasury Division of Unclaimed Property Wants to Return Military Medals to Owners
(November 10, 2016)

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Treasury Department safeguards unclaimed property for Tennesseans, and the Division of Unclaimed Property works every day to return that property to its rightful owners. In Tennessee, unclaimed property is usually money. However, if a military medal is found in an abandoned safe deposit box, the medal is turned over to the State Treasurer for safekeeping. ...more



State Treasurer Lillard to Address College Savings in Memphis
Give Away a $250 TNStars Scholarship

(October 11, 2016)

MEMPHIS: State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. and the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program team will host a Town Hall Meeting in Memphis the evening of October 17, 2016, with State Representatives Raumesh Akbari and Karen Camper. ...more


 

TNStars Giving Away Three $1,000 Scholarships for College Savings Month
(September 8, 2016)

NASHVILLE- September is College Savings Month and State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. wants you to know the Three Stars for College Savings: start early, make saving a habit, and open a TNStars account. The TNStars College Savings 529 Program will help Tennessee children get an early start to their college savings account this month by giving away $1,000 scholarships to three lucky children age 10 or under. ...more




Tennessee Among the First States to Offer ABLE Accounts for Individuals with Disabilities
(June 13, 2016)

NASHVILLE- This morning, State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. announced the opening of ABLE TN, Tennessee’s own Achieving A Better Life Experience program, a new program to help those with disabilities plan and save for the future. A program of the Tennessee Treasury Department, ABLE TN will allow account holders the opportunity to save and invest with tax-free earnings to help individuals with disabilities maintain independence and quality of life. ...more



Treasurer Lillard Awards $10,000 in TNStars Scholarships to Winners from Around the State
(January 8, 2016)

Nashville, TN – Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. started 2016 by awarding $1,000 scholarships to the winners of the TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Holiday Scholarship Giveaway. The winners and their families gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol this week for a special celebration with the Treasurer, joined by Speaker Beth Harwell and Representatives Susan Lynn and Mike Carter. ...read more


News Release Archives