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Free Online Financial Literacy for Adults Offered through TN Financial Literacy Commission

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission, chaired by State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. is excited to announce the launch of the Financial Empowerment Resource Library on ...more


ABLE TN Celebrates One Year of Helping Individuals with Disabilities
(June 14, 2017)

NASHVILLE – This week, State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., and the Tennessee Department of Treasury are celebrating the first anniversary of ABLE TN! One of the nation’s first Achieving a Better Life Experience programs to launch, ABLE TN has provided a valuable resource to help more than 1,000 individuals with disabilities save more than $5 million since June 2016. ...more


Tennessee Treasury Director Leads Nation in Public Risk Management
(June 7, 2017)

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Treasury Department is proud to announce that Rodney Escobar, Director of the Division of Claims and Risk Management, was awarded the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA)’s 2017 Public Risk Manager of the Year Award. ...more


Tennessee General Assembly Passes Unclaimed Property Legislation 
Tennessee Becomes Third State in the Country to Pass the Uniform Reform Bill

NASHVILLE, TN – Before adjourning this week, the Tennessee General Assembly unanimously passed the Tennessee Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Sponsored by Senator Doug Overbey, R-Maryville, and Representative Andrew Farmer, R-Sevierville, the legislation was modeled after the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act adopted by the Uniform Law Commission last summer. Tennessee becomes the third state in the nation to pass a version of the uniform reform bill, which will allow for even greater efficiency in returning missing money to Tennesseans. ...more

Tennessee Unclaimed Property Director Wins National Award

NASHVILLE, TN – The director of the Tennessee Treasury Department Unclaimed Property Division, John Gabriel, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award today from the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA), part of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). The NAUPA Lifetime Achievement Award is the association’s highest honor presented to individuals who have worked diligently in the unclaimed property arena for many years. Recipients have excelled in their careers inside and outside of their state or corporate boundaries. full press release

State Treasurer David Lillard and Senator Jim Tracy Celebrate Financial Literacy with Thomas Magnet School

SHELBYVILLE - Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. and Senator Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville visited Thomas Magnet School last week to celebrate students taking the first step toward a successful financial future. ...more


Tennessee Treasury Department Returns a
Record-Breaking Number of Unclaimed Property Claims

$789.2 Million Still Waiting to be Claimed in Tennessee

(February 8, 2017)

The Tennessee Treasury Department returned 41,827 claims of Unclaimed Property in FY 2016, marking a 28% increase over the year prior. This is the highest number of claims ever returned by the Department. More than $34 million was returned last year with an average claim amount of $817. ...more

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Treasurer LillardWelcome to the State of Tennessee's Treasury Department home page. The Treasury Department is one of three legislative agencies within State government. Its major functions include:

  • Receiving and disbursing public funds.
  • Managing all State investments, including the pension fund.
  • Administering three major employee benefit programs, including the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System and the Deferred Compensation Program.
  • Operating the Unclaimed Property, College Savings (Section 529 Plans), and Small and Minority-Owned Business programs.
  • Overseeing the risk management program and handling and adjudicating all claims made against the State.

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July 18, 2017 Public Meeting Notice

College Savings Trust Fund Program Board of Trustees
July 18, 2017
1:00 p.m. CT
Executive Conference Room, Ground Floor
State Capitol

Call to Order

I.             Review and Approval of Minutes of the October 5, 2016 meeting Action Item

II.            Public Chapter 400

III.           Housekeeping and Recertification Rule Changes                            

IV.           Conflict of Interests Policy for Board Members Action Item

V.            BEST Prepaid Plan

  •         BEST Prepaid Plan Update

VI.           TNStars® College Savings 529 Program

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VII.         Annual Review of Investment Policies

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IX.           ABLE Update

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Public Meeting Notice (6/8/17)

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June 23, 2017 Public Meeting Notice (Watch Live - 10 a.m.)

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Board of Trustees for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Trust Fund

Public Meeting Notice

The Board of Trustees for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Trust Fund will be meeting on June 6, 2017 at 2:00PM (Central Time) in Executive Conference Room located on the ground floor of the State Capitol; 600 Charlotte Avenue; Nashville, Tennessee 37243. 

Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings and require an accommodation should contact Heather Sczepczenski with the State Treasurer’s Office no less than two (2) days prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time for the Treasury Department to arrange for an accommodation.  You may contact Heather Sczepczenski by telephone, correspondence or email at (615) 741-2956; State Treasurer’s Office; State Capitol; 600 Charlotte Avenue; Nashville, Tennessee 37243; or