Does my Life Insurance Cover COVID-19?

WAEPA understands the fear a pandemic such as COVID-19 can cause. If you’re a Civilian Federal Employee, you may be concerned whether your life insurance would cover death from the Coronavirus. As the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, rest assured that Group Term Life Insurance* offered by WAEPA is backed by over 75 years of our…

Putting an Estate Plan in Place in Just One Week

If you have ever lost a loved one, you know just how difficult it can be to function after such a terrible loss. The reality is that when one of your loved ones passes, someone in your family is going to have to move quickly to make decisions, divvy up responsibilities, and plan for the…

Federal Life Insurance in 280 Characters or Less

Life Insurance can be confusing. Especially in the Federal space, where benefits packages can be overwhelming packets of paperwork, filled with unfamiliar acronyms and pricing tiers. To help you make sense of your options for life insurance as a Fed, we’ve compiled a helpful Twitter thread of frequently asked questions Feds have about FEGLI and…

Action Plan: Life Insurance Awareness Month 2019

Being insured by WAEPA offers more than just Group Term Life Insurance.1 After over 75 years of serving Civilian Federal Employees, our objective has remained the same: to provide access to products and services that promote the health, welfare and financial well-being of our members. In honor of September’s Life Insurance Awareness Month (also known…

Don’t roll the dice on your policies: 4 Reasons to Update your Beneficiaries TODAY

Created in partnership with WAEPA and AFSPA   Estate planning and financial wellness can feel like a never-ending board game, and for good reason: as your life changes, so should your plans, policies, and designations. Large life events, like marriage, the birth of a child, and purchasing a home can all impact your financial planning.…

Life Insurance: Term versus Whole

Life insurance exists to help protect your loved ones in case you pass. These policies are usually created as part of an overall estate plan. Two of the most common types of life insurance available are Term and Whole. Each has their own benefits. Review how the two compare:   Regardless of what time of…

How I Save Over $427 a Year with WAEPA

This article is written by Brandon Jones   During my tenure as a Civilian Federal Employee, I was tuned into various Federal programs, like the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), health options during Open Season, and other auxiliary benefits. I was not aware, however, that Feds have options beyond FEGLI for…

Your six most important questions about WAEPA, answered.

Insurance can be confusing. Especially in the Federal space, where there is a sea of abbreviations for your benefits packages: TSP, FEHB, FERS, FEGLI, WAEPA, and the list goes on. To help you make sense of your life insurance options, we’ve compiled answers to your top six questions about WAEPA.   What is WAEPA? Worldwide…

What my Family Needs to Know at my Death

For many, acquiring a life insurance policy can be uncomfortable due to the morbid nature of the planning, and all of the considerations that come into play as part of the process. However daunting it may seem, though, it is a necessary tactic in the overall strategy you should have in place when working to…

Evaluating Life Insurance Coverage Outside of Open Season

While it’s not Open Season for Life Insurance, it’s a perfect time to evaluate your coverage. Life insurance is a vital tool when it comes to safeguarding your family’s future. How would your family’s income be impacted if you passed away? What if you receive a terminal diagnosis? What will your family need to retain…