Finances, Legal, Insurance, and Retirement Resources

Finances
Legal
Insurance
Retirement

 

FINANCES

Banks commonly used by Foreign Service community members

State Department Federal Credit Union
https://www.sdfcu.org

USAA
https://usaa.com

 

Accounting/Tax Resources

Tax Webinar from the Transition Center
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48170.htm

Retirement Planning Seminar
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/42735.htm

Personal Finances and Investments in the Foreign Service class/webinar from the Transition Center:
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48171.htm

Articles on financial and retirement planning in the Foreign Service:
http://www.aafsw.org/articles-advice/money-matters/

 

Leaving the Foreign Service Resources

“Life After the Foreign Service” class offered periodically at the Transition Center.

Retirement regulations in the FAM:
www.state.gov/documents/organization/85296.pdf

Humorous article on leaving the FS
http://www.aafsw.org/articles-advice/returning-home/leaving-the-foreign-service/

 

LEGAL

“Legal Considerations in the Foreign Service” course at the Transition Center
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48173.htm

Wills and Estate Planning
www.state.gov/documents/organization/162964.pdf

FLO Divorce and the Foreign Service
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/156843.pdf

AFSA Divorce Resources
http://www.afsa.org/divorce-foreign-service

AAFSW Crisis Fund and support for divorcing spouses
E-mail divorce@aafsw.org

 

INSURANCE (moving, car, life, rental, health)

AFSA List of Insurance Resources
http://www.afsa.org/insurance-plans

Series of videos from FSI on “Managing Your Rental Property from Overseas”
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48172.htm

 

RETIREMENT
RNet: The Retirement Network of the U.S. Department of State
https://rnet.state.gov/index.cfm?pg=mn