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Federal Benefits Q&A

Question: If you are a veteran, and have VGLI,  can you get and keep FEGLI?

Answer: No, you will not be able to retain the FEGLI life insurance if you enroll now (you actually cannot because the FEGLI "open season" ended 9/30/2016 unless you have a "life event") and retire in three years. There is no such rule about receiving credit for VGLI.

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Edward A. Zurndorfer Certified Financial Planner
Mike Causey Columnist
Tom Fox VP for Leadership and Innovation, Partnership for Public Service
Mathew B. Tully Legal Analyst

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