Resources for Federal Employees
No matter where you’re at in your federal career, explore our resources and topics exclusively for Feds so you can feel secure along all the stages of your journey.
Federal Life Insurance: A Beginner’s Guide
Decisions about life insurance can be tough. Our guide gives you the straightforward information you need to help make the right decisions for you and your family.
Life Insurance 102: Reviewing Your Family’s Coverage
Format & Duration On Demand | 1 hour, 1 minute Presented By Karen Schaeffer, Certified Financial Planner® Professional, on behalf of National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc. (NITP). NITP provides...
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What Should I Expect From the Life Insurance Underwriting Process?
A life insurance policy is one of the most important purchases you can make in terms of protecting your family’s financial future. While the application and medical underwriting process can...
August 31, 2023
9 Reasons Why Life Insurance for Women is Important
Many people are aware of the gender wage gap but less known, perhaps, is the discrepancy in life insurance coverage for women and men. According to a 2021 study by...
March 3, 2023
Making the Transition: Jeanie Kazemier's Story
Real Life Stories from Life Happens No one expects to meet the love of their life at age 11. But that’s how it unfolded for Jeanie Kazemier. Tom was her...
February 1, 2023
Four Ways Life Insurance Protects the People You Love
You might be surprised how WAEPA Group Term Life Insurance* coverage from New York Life Insurance Company can provide for you and your family. Picture this: You come home from...
December 5, 2022
Life Insurance is The Real Commitment When it Comes to Marriage
Marriage is an exciting moment in people’s lives that initiates important changes. However, you must also bear in mind that you are entering into a new family, which simultaneously implies...
July 12, 2022
Are Female Federal Employees Under-Insured?
Studies show that despite advancements in closing insurance and pay gaps, women are still less likely to own life insurance policies. Part of this could be due to persistent income...
March 1, 2022
The Coverage Gap: Women are Carrying Less Life Insurance Than Their Male Counterparts
According to 2021 consumer study conducted by LIMRA, only 47% of women have life insurance, compared to 58% of men. Moreover, women are likely to carry less coverage than their...
March 1, 2022
Associate Membership or Dependent Coverage?
Married couples need to evaluate all their options when deciding what life insurance to purchase. WAEPA offers two different options for spousal coverage: Associate Membership and Dependent Coverage. Here are...
February 16, 2022
Action Plan: Life Insurance Awareness Month
WAEPA offers more than just Group Term Life Insurance.1 After more than 75 years serving Civilian Federal Employees, our objective remains the same: providing access to products and services that...
September 17, 2021
Life Insurance 101 — Back to the Basics
The Questions You Need Answered According to a 2020 LIMRA study, 41 million Americans without life insurance admit that they need it. This is largely due to a misconception about...
September 9, 2021