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Enrollment in Newest TSP Fund Surpasses Predictions

By Stephen Barr
Tuesday, July 18, 2006; Page D04

Government employees have signed up for the lifecycle funds of the Thrift Savings Plan in far greater numbers than predicted.

Less than a year after the L Funds were launched as a way to make retirement planning easier, 9 percent of the thrift plan's participants have added them to their portfolios, according to data released yesterday by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. The plan had projected that the participation rate would be 5 percent during the first two years

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