- News Releases
"TNStars 529 Day" Means Fun Deals, Special Prizes and College Savings Incentives for Tennessee Families
(May 14, 2013)
Statewide event to promote the TNStars College Savings 529 Program. more...
Williamson County Elementary Teachers Can Earn Incentives for Encouraging Parents to Learn about College Savings
(April 17, 2013)
Williamson County and Franklin Special School District elementary school teachers who encourage parents to save a little, can spend a little. more...
Pension Reform Plan Passes House and Senate, Awaits Governor's Signature
(April 12, 2013)
A set of reforms designed to improve the long-term stability of the state's pension plan was approved by the state House of Representatives Thursday. more...
Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Approves Four New Investment Commitments
(March 28, 2013)
The investment committee of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) Board of Trustees has approved two new commitments within its private equity portfolio and two new commitments within its strategic lending portfolio. more...
Tennessee's State Pension Fund Rated Best in Nation for Investment Strategy
(March 19, 2013)
Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS), the state's retirement fund for state government, higher education and other public employees, is managing its investments better than any other large public pension plan in the country. So says Money Management Intelligence, a publication featuring news, trends and analysis about and for institutional investors. more...
Treasurer Lillard Discusses Future of State Employee and K-12 Teachers Pension Plan
(February 26, 2013)
State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. is recommending that the General Assembly adopt a number of reforms to the state's retirement plan for public employees. The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) is a well-funded pension plan. more...
TDFI, TNSTARS CELEBRATE AMERICA SAVES WEEK
FEBRUARY 25 - MARCH 2
Organizations Join National Effort to Encourage Consumers to Save
(February 20, 2013)
The Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions (TDFI) and the Tennessee Treasury Department’s TNStars College Saving Program will join America Saves and the American Savings Education Council to celebrate America Saves Week, Feb. 25 – March 2, 2013. more...
New Interactive Web Tool Helps Tennessee Families Better Understand College Savings
(January 29, 2013)
www.tnstars.com Launches Free Online Tutorial
The TNStars College Savings 529 Program unveiled a new interactive program guide today on its web site. The online tutorial is designed to help Tennesseans quickly and easily learn about the State of Tennessee's new college savings program. more...