Financial Well-Being

GW employees have access to programs to help you meet your financial goals and are eligible for special discounts as a member of the GW community.

Retirement Counseling

Retirement consultants from Fidelity and TIAA are available to assist GW employees who are enrolled in the GW retirement plans. Gain more understanding about the plans, available investments, how to create a savings plan and more.

Support from Wellbeing Hotline

Call the Wellbeing Hotline to speak with a financial consultant for free 30-minute consultation for each financial issue:

  • Create a budget 
  • Set long-term goals
  • Understand bankruptcy options and requirements
  • Avoid foreclosure and handling creditors
  • Prepare for a home purchase and saving for your down payment 

1-866-522-8509/ TTY 711 | | Username: GW-Wellbeing Password: Yourlife

Pet Insurance

GW employees enjoy a group discount on pet insurance through Nationwide Insurance. The plan offers best-in-show coverage for vet bills, with 70 percent reimbursement for accidents, illnesses and more. 

Capital Bikeshare

GW faculty and staff are eligible for a discounted Capital Bikeshare annual membership of only $25. Enjoy all the perks of Capital Bikeshare membership for less than 50 cents a week!


Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible for individuals to navigate the healthcare system and live happier, healthier, more productive lives.

Our health navigation platform connects you to health vendors, information related to your specific medical plan, FSA and HSA balances, and more. It's a comprehensive health and wellbeing experience.

Health Advocate

The GW HealthAdvocate Program is an independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company that offers individuals and their families personalized, expert help to navigate the healthcare and insurance systems to save time and money.

Identity Protection through Allstate

GW employees also enjoy a group discount on identity theft protection from Allstate. Get alerts on your credit, accounts opened, and financial transactions. Visit for a quote.