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Medicare and FERS Integration

  • Accountant
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • CPA/PFS
  • TEP
  • ChFC
  • CSA
  • FSCP
  • CASL
  • ChSNC
  • RICP
  • WMCP
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Congress created the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) in 1986, and it became effective on January 1, 1987. While some may be covered under CSRS, most current civilian employees are covered by FERS.

With all the acronyms, it can be a confusing word salad of civil service retirement benefits. Nowhere is this word salad more evident than in the myriad of health and other insurance benefits under FERS. While FERS is certainly designed to provide robust benefits, making informed choices that impact survivor benefits, your healthcare, and the healthcare of your spouse or dependent children, are the key aspects of a comprehensive retirement strategy.

The CPE Finance Course provides in-depth information on health and insurance puzzle pieces.

FSA, HSA, FEGLI, and FEHB are only a few of the programs where benefits can be impacted in retirement. This course explains how Medicare fits into the health equation, which choices to make, and when you should make them for a comprehensive retirement plan later. If one of the goals of retirement planning is about managing risks, these are key risks to manage.

We will continue to build out your FERS retirement puzzle.

FERS, however, does not cover military personnel or employees of state or local governments. Employees under FERS receive retirement benefits from three sources: the basic benefit plan, Social Security, and the Thrift Savings Plan, or TSP.

Wherever you are in your career with the federal government, this CE/CPE webinar will give you the tools and knowledge to make the choices necessary to have a successful financial future. 

Learning Objectives

  • To review how Congress created the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) in 1986, and it became effective on January 1, 1987. While some may be covered under CSRS, most current civilian employees are covered by FERS. 
  • To study civil service retirement benefits. Nowhere is this word salad more evident than in the myriad of health and other insurance benefits under FERS. While FERS is certainly designed to provide robust benefits, making informed choices that impact survivor benefits, your healthcare, and the healthcare of your spouse or dependent children, are the key aspects of a comprehensive retirement strategy.
  • To know FSA, HSA, FEGLI, and FEHB are only a few of the programs where benefits can be impacted in retirement. This course explains how Medicare fits into the health equation, which choices to make, and when you should make them for a comprehensive retirement plan later. If one of the goals of retirement planning is about managing risks, these are key risks to manage.
  • To discuss FERS, however, does not cover military personnel or employees of state or local governments. Employees under FERS receive retirement benefits from three sources: the basic benefit plan, Social Security, and the Thrift Savings Plan, or TSP.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE Webinar is recommended for CPA, CFA, CIPM, CVA, CBA/MCBA, ChFCA, CASL, ChSNC, RICP, WMCP, and FSCP, PFS, TEP, CSA, and other finance professionals who want to upgrade themselves about Medicare and FERS Integration.
  • This CPE course will give you the tools and knowledge to make the choices necessary to have a successful financial future.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certificate in Investment Performance Management
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Senior Advisor
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Trust & Estate Specialist
  • Trust & Estate Tax Professional
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1 PL Credit of Retirement Planning for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • 1 CE Credit of Financial aspects of estate and retirement planning for Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Chartered Advisor in Senior Living (CASL)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Retirement Planning for Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP)
  • 1 PL Credit of Retirement Planning for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit of Finance for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 1 CPD Credit of Retirement and Financial Independence Planning for Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Ilene Slatko

Principal, DSS Consulting

For the past 35 years Ilene has provided financial literacy and investment education for individual clients to enhance their understanding of money, finances, and investments; and to organizations with a particular emphasis on retirement planning. She has worked for notable Washington, DC area investment companies in management and in building organizational depth in financial education. 

Ms. Slatko has significant experience in the areas of leadership development, team development, career development, executive coaching and talent management. She has expertise in designing learning solutions – virtual instructor-led training and instructor-led -- to meet the unique challenges of clients. She was a key provider of executive and employee education for The Southland Corporation, U.S. Mapping, Century 21, and ERA Real Estate. She has worked with executives and leaders in the areas of communication, selling, client management, leadership development, and team development. 

Ms. Slatko has extensive experience in Federal retirement programs and training federal employees. When the previous retirement system was replaced by FERS, Ilene was at the forefront of presentations to educate affected employees in their choices. She has been a trainer for retirement presentations at agencies throughout the DC area,

She has been a speaker at conferences including the Army Materiel Command Women’s Financial Day, Delaware Women’s Conference, and numerous youth financial literacy programs. Ms. Slatko is currently the host of a weekly Roku and Apple TV show called, The *It Show, the first financial program designed specifically for young women. In addition, she has been the Director of Training for companies in the financial and real estate fields. 

Ilene is an alumna of Marietta College where she studied Drama, Speech, and English. 

About Company

DSS Consulting

www.dssfinancial.com

DSS Consulting has been guiding clients to a better understanding of money, finances, and investing since 2010. Our practice focuses on two primary areas.  

The DSS Consulting coaching model engages individuals through highly personalized action plans to assist them in becoming more financially masterful and guiding those clients through the tasks to achieve their goals. We specialize in assisting clients to better understand and harness their approach to money and then teaching them better behavioral and financial decision-making skills.

Our educational model incorporates multiple channels of outreach to foster better financial literacy and money mastery. Our streaming TV show reaches hundreds of thousands of young women each month; our retirement programs are highly valued by federal and corporate audiences; and our online webinars are available through our association with MyCPE.com. 

Finally, in furthering our goal to strengthen financial literacy, we work behind the scenes lending our expertise to online financial apps and newsletters.

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Amy Logan, CPA (US)

Aug 25th, 2022

I really enjoyed this webinar. My husband is a government employee, so the information was very relevant for me personally as well as professionally. I definitely will be taking the other sessions related to this series.

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