Kim Weaver

  • 5 things feds should know about Roth TSP

    The Thrift Savings Plan’s Roth option rolls out today. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has been preparing for the new program for two years now, but despite the big push today many federal employees will actually have to wait to enroll in the new program. One of the largest federal payroll processors needs more time to upgrade its systems in preparation for the Roth option. Find information about which agencies are affected, as well as the five things feds should know about the Roth TSP below.

  • The ABC’s of the TSP

    Hosts Bob Leins and John Elloitt discuss the Roth TSP and whether the plan is right for you. May 7, 2012

  • The A-Z of the TSP

    Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan discuss the Roth TSP with the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s executive director, Greg Long, Director of External Affairs Kim Weaver and Assistant General Counsel Laurissa Stokes. May 14, 2012

  • Roth TSP is NOT a Roth IRA!

    Do you know the difference between a Roth IRA and the Roth TSP option? Because if you don’t, it could cost you thousands of dollars in taxes and in future income when you retire, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • TSP funds not enjoying springtime in Europe

    Six of the eight Thrift Savings Plans funds are down over the last month. The I and S funds have taken the biggest hits. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board said the rollout of the Roth TSP option has been slow, but should pick up in the next few weeks.

  • In Depth interviews – August 28

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Coming soon to YouTube — Videos about TSP accounts

    Kim Weaver, director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, told In Depth with Francis Rose feds will soon be able to access videos online explaining some of the more complicated aspects of their Thrift Savings Plan accounts.

  • In Depth interviews – September 11

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – September 25

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • With expanded budget, TSP to tackle cybersecurity, hiring

    The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board — which manages federal employees’ Thrift Savings Plan accounts — approved a 19 percent budget increase for the coming year, allowing it to fund new cybersecurity and hiring initiatives. The $170.5 million budget, which is more than $27 million above 2012 levels, was agreed to following a “rigorous review,” the board’s director of external affairs, Kim Weaver, told In Depth with Francis Rose.