Federal employees who use Apple's iPhone can now download a new application that enables them to check the status of the various Thrift Savings Plan funds. The application, called F.R.U., is free of cost and provides a quick overview of the daily price changes for each TSP fund, a glance at weekly and monthly performance and a price graph.
Brittany Ballenstedt writes Nextgov's Wired Workplace blog, which delves into the issues facing employees who work in the federal information technology sector. Before joining Nextgov, Brittany covered federal pay and benefits issues as a staff correspondent for Government Executive and served as an associate editor for National Journal's Technology Daily. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Mansfield University and originally hails from Pennsylvania. She currently lives near Travis Air Force Base, Calif., where her husband is stationed.