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2014 News Releases
'America Saves Week' Emphasizes the Value of Putting Money Aside
(February 24, 2014)
Did you know that nearly half of Americans don't have a savings plan with specific goals? Or that about one-third of Americans don't have enough emergency funds on hand to cover unexpected expenses like car repairs or visits to the doctor? more...
State Treasurer Lillard to Host Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Jackson
(February 12, 2014)
Teachers who attend a Feb. 22 financial literacy summit at Jackson State Community College will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. And one lucky teacher will leave with an iPad2. However, all summit participants will also be getting something far more valuable: Financial literacy lessons that they can teach to their students and apply to their own lives. more...
State Treasurer Lillard to Host Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Chattanooga
(January 30, 2014)
Teachers who attend a Feb. 8 financial literacy summit at Chattanooga State Community College will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. more...
Crews Selected to Lead Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System's Private Equity Program
(January 28, 2014)
Daniel Crews has been selected by the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, (TCRS) a division of the Tennessee Department of Treasury, to serve as director for private equity investments. more...
Shelby County Trustee’s Office Receives Prestigious Pinnacle Award
(January 10, 2014)
The Office of Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir was honored today by the National Association of State Treasurers with its prestigious Pinnacle Achievement Award for excellence in financial operations and for proactive financial literacy outreach by the Trustee’s Office. more...
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir (left) accepts the National Association of State Treasurers Pinnacle Achievement Award for the Trustee’s Office from Tennessee State Treasurer David Lillard Jr. Lillard, a Shelby County resident, is the current senior vice-president of NAST.
December 2013 News Releases
Alert to Active Johnson City Power Board Employees Participating in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System
(December 23, 2013)
The Tennessee Department of Treasury is informing active Johnson City Power Board employees about a theft of personal information. more...
Treasury Department Provides Credit Monitoring and Hot Line Services for Metro Nashville Teachers
(December 18, 2013)
Last Thursday evening, Treasury officials discovered that a former Treasury employee for the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System had downloaded a file that included personal information of active Metro Nashville teachers from a work computer to his personal computer. more...
Alert to Active Metro Nashville Teachers Participating in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System
(December 14, 2013)
The Tennessee Department of Treasury is informing active Metro Nashville teachers about a possible theft of personal information. more...
Give a Holiday Gift That Will Last a Lifetime
(December 3, 2013)
The holidays can be a stressful time. Many of us dread fighting the crowds at stores and struggle with gift ideas for friends and loved ones.
However, thanks to the TN Stars College Savings 529 Program, you can give a gift that will have a lasting impact on a young person’s life – without leaving the comfort of your home.
During the holiday season, the Tennessee Treasury Department is encouraging parents, grandparents, other relatives and friends of young children to consider opening new accounts with TN Stars as gifts. more...