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Pre-Retirement: Are We There Yet?

Pre-Retirement: Are We There Yet?

Determining Retirement Qualifications Monthly Annuity Pension Your FERS or CSRS monthly annuity is also referred to as your pension. It’s the first of three paychecks that make up your retirement income. Your pension is determined by your paycheck and years of service...
FEHB & Medicare

FEHB & Medicare

Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) and Medicare work together to form a crucial piece of your retirement benefits puzzle. Both are designed to help cover your healthcare costs and needs. In the past, federal employees have often been misguided on the complexities...
How to Navigate Benefits in Your New Career

How to Navigate Benefits in Your New Career

From Hired to Retired: Your Federal Career Roadmap How to Navigate Benefits in Your New Career When you begin a new career, you have several decisions that need to be made regarding your benefit. Oftentimes, these decisions can have a huge impact on your future. In...
Medicare 101

Medicare 101

Medicare 101: The Basics Regardless of your Federal Employees’ Health Benefits (FEHB) or Medicare plans, it is important to understand the basics of Medicare. This is not an exhaustive report on how Medicare works. Instead we aim to provide the basic information that...
The Importance of Cancer Insurance

The Importance of Cancer Insurance

Not only is cancer medically devastating, but it can also create a financial toll that most people are not prepared for. Cancer treatments and care are unbelievably expensive. Many people rely on health insurance, which is designed to cover medical expenses and...