FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WAEPA is delighted to announce it has added Ernst & Young LLP's (EY) Financial Wellness Planning service to its benefit suite to help its members, Civilian Federal employees, better manage their financial life and plan for the future.
The program is offered at no additional cost and provides independent, objective guidance, financial education and counseling to help WAEPA members meet their personal financial goals across career and life stages. Members can even chat with a financial planner whenever they need advice. EY's financial planners are knowledgeable professionals who provide confidential support and guidance while making it easier to understand complex financial topics.
"We are extremely excited about this new program. EY is a recognized leader in workplace financial services helping people manage their day-to-day financial lives and build a retirement plan for tomorrow," says Shane Canfield, CEO of WAEPA. "We believe the program will help our members make the most of their WAEPA benefits," Canfield continues. "EY financial planners can help them decide which insurance options give them the best protection for their family's needs and budget, as well as how much to contribute to their spending and savings accounts."
The EY Financial Wellness Planning Program is designed to drive positive changes in financial behavior, leading to increased financial wellness through personalized learning paths, access to trusted resources and tailored communication to engage individuals. In addition, WAEPA members will gain access to these exclusive benefits of the online EY Financial Planning Center:
- Financial Wellness Assessment
- Videos and articles by financial topic
- Registration to monthly live, interactive webinars on financial topics
- Calculators that are easy to use yet smart enough to show different scenarios
- Topical roadmaps to help prepare for many of the most common life events
This service is available exclusively for WAEPA members. Visit waepa.org/apply-now to join WAEPA. Existing members can get started by calling 1-844-685-3676 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time to speak with an EY financial planner or visit waepa.org/EY to learn more.
Headquartered in Falls Church, VA, WAEPA is a nonprofit association formed in 1943 to serve those who serve the nation. Open to Civilian Federal employees, WAEPA provides products and services that promote health, welfare, and financial well-being. Today, WAEPA has over 44,000 members, many who protect their families with WAEPA sponsored life insurance. The in-force life insurance purchased through WAEPA exceeds $10 billion. For more information, visit www.waepa.org. Phone: 1-800-368-3484.
About Ernst & Young LLP's Employee Financial Services
Ernst & Young LLP's Employee Financial Services practice (EFS) is a trusted provider for independent, objective employee financial education and counseling. Their multi-channel approach integrates benefits programs to help employees meet their personal financial goals across career and life stages. To learn how EFS can help manage fiduciary risk, deliver positive ROI on benefits programs, and improve employee confidence and financial well-being visit www.ey.com/efs.