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Military Pensions: Servicemembers Need Better Information to Support Retirement Savings Decisions

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Office of the Executive Director The Executive Director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board should work with the Secretary of Defense to explore alternative options (including online resources) for servicemembers to receive their initial Thrift Savings Plan password so that servicemembers can access and manage their online accounts without added delays. (Recommendation 3)
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FRTIB agreed with this recommendation and said they will continue to explore avenues to address how servicemembers receive their initial TSP password while continuing to emphasize the need for security. The agency did not provide an update on its efforts in FY2020.

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