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
https://2009-2017.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/fslstraining/c48170.htm

Retirement Planning Seminar
https://fsitraining.state.gov/Catalog/CourseDetails/RV101

Personal Finances and Investments in the Foreign Service class/webinar from the Transition Center:
https://fsitraining.state.gov/Catalog/CourseDetails/RV106

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:
https://fam.state.gov/fam/03fam/03fam6110.html

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
https://fsitraining.state.gov/Catalog/CourseDetails/MQ710

Financial Management and Estate Planning
https://fsitraining.state.gov/Catalog/CourseDetails/RV103

FLO Divorce and the Foreign Service
https://www.state.gov/family-liaison-office/foreign-service-life/divorce-and-separation/

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

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

What to Do in Case of Death in the Foreign Service
https://fshub.org/what-to-do-in-case-of-death-in-the-foreign-service/

 

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”

Part 1: Personal Finance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ74WfvrmDU&feature=youtu.be

Part 2: Financial Investment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nr3C5bombDg&t=27s

 

RETIREMENT

Senior Care Guide
https://www.aafsw.org/senior-care-guide/

RNet: The Retirement Network of the U.S. Department of State
https://rnet.state.gov/