FAQs

Federation of Federal Employee Benefit Advocates (FFEBA) is an educational resource that provides training to help Federal Employees understand the complexities of their FERS and CSRS benefits. FFEBA also connects Federal employees with professional resources, such as CPAs, Registered Representatives, Attorneys or Insurance Licensed professionals whom are fully trained on Federal benefits. We are approved as a registered vendor for the Federal Government (DUNS and SAM registration numbers provided upon request).

No. The Federation of Federal Employee Benefit Advocates is not affiliated with any Federal Government entity.

Patrick Harkin and Calvin Bagley are two of our educators whom are retired federal employees fully trained in the field of federal benefits and retirement plans. Carolee Dasher, Brian Benham, Johnny Rosier and Bradley Pate are Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant (ChFEBC℠ ). These individuals have successfully completed an intensive training course and passed a rigorous examination covering all federal employee benefits.

There is no charge for our educational seminars or for any of the educational we provide at each session.

No. There is no “selling” at our seminars. However, independent advisors (FFEBA Network Representatives) hosting seminars may offer his or her services to attendees. Seminar attendees are in no way obligated to engage with an independent advisor for any service.
If attendees choose to make a private appointment with a FFEBA Network Representative hosting a seminar, there may be a fee or commission on products and services they provide.

The Federation of Federal Employee Benefit Advocates is primarily funded by private and corporate entities; this also includes educators’ fees. We also received advertising dollars through our publications and relationships with Federal publication companies.