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2013 News Releases
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...
State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Parsons
(November 20, 2013)
Teachers who attend a December 7 financial literacy summit at the University of Tennessee-Martin campus in Parsons will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. And one lucky teacher will leave with an iPad2 with Retina Display. more...
FINANCIAL SUMMIT HOSTED BY TREASURER LILLARD, TRUSTEE LENOIR BRINGS CURRICULUM FOR THE CLASSROOM
(November 12, 2013)
The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission's financial literacy summit series for teachers enjoyed one of its best attended events in Memphis in January. Organizers hope to keep that streak going with a Nov. 16 event at the University of Memphis. more...
Fraud Awareness Week Casts Spotlight on White Collar Crime
Tennessee Treasury Department Joins Ranks of Supporters for Nov. 3-9 Awareness Campaign
(November 1, 2013)
Organizations lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to a 2012 study by the ACFE. more...
State Treasurer Lillard Earns National Recognition From His Peers
(October 10, 2013)
Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. received the prestigious Jesse M. Unruh Award this week at the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) Annual Conference in Asheville, North Carolina.more...
State Treasurer Lillard, Trustee Archer Host Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Oak Ridge
(October 2, 2013)
Teachers who attend an October 12 financial literacy summit at Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. 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...
(September 25, 2013)
Misleading Mailout Going to Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Members
The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) has become aware of a Texas-based company making incorrect and misleading statements about TCRS. more...
State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Educators in Savannah
(September 25, 2013)
Teachers who attend an October 5 financial literacy summit at Northside Elementary School in Savannah will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and an opportunity to earn $150 more. 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, Trustee Radford Host Financial Literacy Summit
for Educators in Clarksville
(September 10, 2013)
Teachers who attend a September 21st financial literacy summit at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. 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...
Peanuts, Crackerjacks and College Prep
Treasury Department, Higher Education Commission’s Night at the Ballpark
(July 30, 2013)
Minor league baseball fans in Nashville and Memphis can learn more about planning and saving for college during a night at the ballpark this Saturday.
The Tennessee Treasury Department and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission have teamed up with the Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds baseball teams to offer several special promotions at Saturday’s home games for each team. more...
Tennessee Receives Top Grade for Financial Literacy
(July 24, 2013)
Tennessee's efforts to teach financial literacy skills to young people have earned the state a top grade among the 50 states. more...
Tennessee's Debt Ratio Lowest in the Nation, Study Shows
(July 23, 2013)
One of the country's top bond rating agencies analyzed debt ratios in all 50 states and concluded that Tennessee's ratio is the lowest. more...
State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers in Chattanooga
(July 17, 2013)
Teachers who attend a July 22 financial literacy summit at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will each receive a $50 gift card from Amazon. One participant, selected at random, will receive a $250 prize. 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...
Tennessee's College Savings Program Earns 'Excellent' Rating from Well-Known Consumer Advocate
(July 16, 2013)
TNStars College Savings 529 Program has earned an excellent rating from Saving for College LLC, a Pittsford, New York-based consumer advocacy organization that serves as a national clearinghouse for information about higher education expenses. more...
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