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TSP is well liked but not fully understood, survey finds

Federal employees overall are satisfied with their 401(k)-style retirement savings plan, but many don’t understand its key features, according to an employee survey released Monday. The Thrift Savings Plan governing board heard at its monthly meeting Monday that nearly a fifth of employees under the Federal Employees Retirement System — which generally covers those hired starting in 1984, more than 80 percent of the federal workforce — don’t understand the potential for employer contributions into their accounts.
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