In addition to unparalleled advocacy efforts and top-notch educational training, the Federal Managers Association (FMA) offers membership perks to meet nearly all of your needs. Here are some of the exciting benefits and services available to FMA members!
Contact the FMA National Office at (703) 683-8700 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Legal ServicesShaw, Bransford & Roth -- FMA provides legal services through its affiliate Shaw, Bransford & Roth (SBR). As an FMA member, you receive:
- Two 30-minute free telephone consultations about legal issues concerning your federal employment, retirement, or estate planning and taxation issues. The second consultation cannot be related to the first consultation.
- A five percent discount if you choose to retain the firm of Shaw, Bransford & Roth for additional legal services.
To access these benefits, you will be required to provide your FMA membership number. To contact the law firm write to: email@example.com(preferred) or call 202-463-8400. State you are a member of FMA and ask for your free 30-minute consultation.
Start Hearing -- For anyone seeking to improve, protect or enhance their hearing, Start Hearing is a pioneering partner that can help people of all backgrounds begin to experience sound in richer, healthier ways. We put consumers at the center of their own hearing health journey – with or without an insurance benefit or referral – and expertly guide them to the right technology based on their personal wants, needs and lifestyle. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 1-888-764-2851 or visit starthearing.com/partners/FMA.
Members and their families receive:
• Discounts up to 48% on today’s latest technology, including hearing aids and tinnitus options
• 60-day risk-free trial period
• One year of free office visits (limit of six)
• Access to a nationwide network of 3,000+ hearing professionals
• Up to a three-year supply of FREE batteries (40 cells per hearing aid purchased per year)
• FREE warranty plan, including repairs and loss & damage
• Financing options available
Start Hearing is always looking to help members with their hearing health. We are excited to bring awareness and provide hearing protection through our SoundGear product line. SoundGear protects your hearing from the harmful noise of gunshots, power tools, engines and other industrial machines while optimizing hearing to enable better communication, performance and safety. SoundGear is small enough to rest discreetly in your ears and comfortable enough to wear all day.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 1-888-764-2851 or visit www.soundgear.com.
FMA members now have access to an online shopping portal created just for them where they can earn cash back. That's right! Retailers pay you -- the shopper -- between 1% - 40%. That is cash paid directly to you, no strings attached! Visit fedmanagers.retailbenefits.com to enroll today.
Whether travelling for work or pleasure, individually or in a group, domestically or abroad, you can take advantage of savings that may exceed 50% and average 10-20% below best available hotel rates, while car rental discounts may exceed 35% at over 30,000 worldwide locations! Reserve now! Click here or call 800.892.2136 and provide code "FMA."
Specialized Insurance Options
Long Term Care Insurance -- As a member of FMA, you understand the importance of planning for the future. But, have you really planned for everything your future might bring? The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) is sponsored by the federal government and is intended to help enrollees and their loved ones defray the high costs of long term care. Get a personalized quote by calling FLTCIP at 800-LTC-FEDS (800.582.3337).
Federal Employee Defense Services (FEDS) Professional Liability Insurance -- FEDS provides professional liability insurance for federal managers. With today's issues affecting the exposures of federal managers to allegations, investigations, disciplinary actions and lawsuits - you can't afford not to have it! To ensure your protection, your agency will even pay up to half the cost for this insurance. Join today at www.fedsprotection.com or by calling 866.955.FEDS - and note your affiliation with FMA to receive a $10 annual discount using: FMA@Work.
The BlueCross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program supports the Federal Managers Association! Welcome to the #1 health insurance choice for federal employees, retirees, and their families. Click here to learn more about how BCBS can help you stay happy and healthy.
Gott Professional Insurance Services (G.P.I.S.) -- The licensed insurance and financial professionals at G.P.I.S. offer FMA members free federal Benefit and Retirement training classes and personal analysis reviews. Our training program explains how your federal benefits work now and into retirement. These classes are offered at both the regional and chapter meetings. Our free personal reviews are conducted one-on-one to assist members and determine what options and strategies would best fit their individual needs.
CSRS/FERS Retirement -- FERS Supplement -- Spousal Benefits -- Retirement Packet Completion -- Social Security Overview -- FEGLI Life Insurance -- Military Buy Back -- CSRS Redeposit
Education & Community Involvement
The Federal Manager magazine-- Members receive a free subscription to FMA's informative quarterly publication, updating federal managers on management-related topics, professional development, and current or potential legislation affecting them.
The Washington Report-- A must for federal managers! FMA's member-exclusive e-newsletter details FMA's latest efforts and developments on Capitol Hill and other matters that affect your career. If you are not receiving the Washington Report, email the FMA National Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) and provide your preferred email address.
FMA Grassroots Update -- This monthly e-newsletter alerts you to issues FMA recommends you address through action letters and calls to your elected representatives, as well as other strategies to protect your interests as a federal manager.