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State Pooled Investment Fund Hits Historic $12 Billion Mark
(May 24, 2018)

Nashville, TN – State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. announces that for the first time in history, the State Pooled Investment Fund (SPIF) has surpassed a $12 Billion balance. ...more

TNStars Celebrates 529 Day with Family Four-Pack Giveaway and College Savings Incentives
(May 22, 2018)

May 29th has been nationally recognized as 529 College Savings Day, a way to raise awareness for the importance of saving early for college while children are still young. To celebrate, TNStars College Savings 529 Program is giving away twelve family four-pack of tickets to some of Tennessee’s top destinations for summer fun! TNStars is a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury. ...more

Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System named Top 4 best funded State Pensions by Pew Charitable Trusts  
(April 24, 2018)

Nashville, TN – Last week, The Pew Charitable Trusts published research that ranked the Tennessee as one of the best funded state pension programs in the country.  A non-profit focused on non-partisan government research, Pew Charitable Trusts listed Tennessee, along with Wisconsin, South Dakota, and New York as best prepared to fulfil pension promises made to public employees. ...more


Tennessee Department of Treasury Has Paid $301.2 Million to Victims of Crime Through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Program

(NASHVILLE) – Last year, the Tennessee Department of Treasury’s Criminal Injuries Compensation Program paid $11.7 million to innocent victims of violent crimes. Since its inception in 1982, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund has paid out $301.2 million in claims to victims and their families when no other financial means where available. This week, Treasury will join organizations from across the country to recognize those victims for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. ...more

Governor Haslam and Three Tennessee Schools Honored by Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission

Nashville, TN - Yesterday, leaders from across the state joined the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission (TNFLC) at the State Capitol to celebrate the impact of financial education in Tennessee and honor the supporters who are making it possible. ...more

Chattanooga TN - Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. returned a missing Purple Heart medal earned more than 70 years ago to a soldier’s family today due to the efforts of the Tennessee Department of Treasury Division of Unclaimed Property. ...more










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