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February 28, 2020

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FEGLI vs. Private Life Insurance

FEGLI vs. Private Life Insurance

In terms of price, private insurers are handily able to beat FEGLI premiums.
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Evaluating Your Life Insurance Policy by Todd Carmack

Everyone needs to evaluate their life insurance policies on a regular basis with their agent to determine if it still meets the needs that it was set up for.
FEGLI – Federal Life Insurance Living Benefits Guide

FEGLI – Federal Life Insurance Living Benefits Guide

One of the things you need to know about the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) program is the availability of living benefits.
SCOTUS Ruling Clarifies FEGLI Designation of Beneficiaries

SCOTUS Ruling Clarifies FEGLI Designation of Beneficiaries

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has provided some clarity about Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) designation of beneficiary issues.
Planning for your Federal Retirement by Todd Carmack

Planning for your Federal Retirement by Todd Carmack

Preparing for your federal retirement starts the day you are hired and start taking advantage of one of the greatest benefits the Thrift Savings Plan.
USPS Life Insurance For Postal Employees Through FEGLI

USPS Life Insurance For Postal Employees Through FEGLI

The USPS will pay 100 percent of the cost of your Basic life insurance cover, and you pay 100 percent of the cost of optional insurance components.
Why Wait For FEGLI Open Season?

Why Wait For FEGLI Open Season?

Federal employees often realize that the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) coverage they opted for as new federal employees was insufficient
Irrevocable Trust For FEGLI Life Insurance Policy Benefits?

Irrevocable Trust For FEGLI Life Insurance Policy Benefits?

Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) is to Federal Employees through their federal employment and then possibly into retirement.
What are FEGLI Option A, Option B and Option C?

What are FEGLI Option A, Option B and Option C?

the best way to understand all the FEGLI options is to be specific, you need to find out what is FEGLI Option A, Option B and Option C.
Converting FEGLI to Individual Life Insurance

Converting FEGLI to Individual Life Insurance

FEGLI coverage terminates as you leave federal employment, but you get a 31-day extension as free coverage.
History of FEGLI

History of FEGLI

FEGLI was authorized through the Federal Employee's Group Life Insurance Act (FEGLIA - S. 3681) passed by Congress and signed into law by President Eisenhower.
Who Gets Your FEGLI Life Insurance Benefits When You Die?

Who Gets Your FEGLI Life Insurance Benefits When You Die?

One of the most critical issues that you need to be clear about when it comes to your Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) are your beneficiaries.
A $214 Billion Dollar Bipartisan Measure by Dianna Tafazoli

A $214 Billion Dollar Bipartisan Measure by Dianna Tafazoli

  We have all come to know that Republicans and Democrats cannot agree upon anything.  It is not even clear if they can agree upon the actual number of members in the Congress.  It is just that bad.  A bit of...
HOW SOUND IS YOUR PLAN FOR RETIREMENT by Dianna Tafazoli

HOW SOUND IS YOUR PLAN FOR RETIREMENT by Dianna Tafazoli

The world has changed.   We face more economic challenges today than ever before.  The hardships of the Great Depression, we either read about in textbooks or heard stories from parents and grandparents, but hardly a reality for baby boomers and beyond....
Honoring the U.S. Commitment to Veterans by Dianna Tafazoli

Honoring the U.S. Commitment to Veterans by Dianna Tafazoli

President's Council on Veteran Employment has been pushing with great effort to move the Veteran hiring initiative
Are Federal Employees Connected to the TSP

Are Federal Employees Connected to the TSP

TSPThere will be a number of Federal employees who will retire at the end of the year.  They will be  met with a plethora of questions and things to do in order to make a smooth transition from work to...
Best Places for Retirees to Live

Best Places for Retirees to Live

Retirees want safe surroundings where they can enjoy social activities and all that retirement has to offer. According to Bankrate, they want plenty of sunshine, low humidity, good weather, great health care systems, low tax rates and low crime.
OPM Setting The Stage For Tomorrow

OPM Setting The Stage For Tomorrow

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has for years been plagued about what to do during extreme inclement weather. Federal workers waited anxiously for the word to come down from OPM Director about Federal Government closings.

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