Minnesota Benefit Association Newsletter-March 2017

Minnesota Benefit Association Newsletter

New Term Life Insurance for members of the MBA

The Minnesota Benefit Association brings exciting new Term Life Insurance to all Minnesota public employees.

The Simplified Issue 10 Year Group Level Term Insurance Plan allows members of the MBA to apply for up to $150,000 of life insurance coverage. Members can qualify for group rates by answering an abbreviated set of health questions satisfactory to the insurer. There is a minimum of $50,000 of coverage.

Discover a better way to buy with Purchasing Power

The Minnesota Benefit Association offers a unique financial wellness tool exclusively to its members.

Purchasing Power offers financial education tools as well as budget conscious and affordable way to buy brand name computers,  electronics, appliances, furniture and other items through the ease of payroll deduction.

We feature brand names such as Dell, HP, Kenmore, Craftsman, Toshiba and more.

Consider these additional benefits:

  • No credit checks
  • Interest free purchases
  • Credit monitoring tools

Apply now for college scholarships 

The Minnesota Benefit Association has sponsored the annual Scholarship Program for almost 50 years and over 240 scholarships have been awarded. The MBA provides 3 to 5 college scholarships a year.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must be a Minnesota Public Employee, or the child, or grandchild, of a Minnesota Public Employee.

Applications are now being accepted. Download the application here. Applications must be postmarked by April 15.

Are you getting your auto insurance discount?

Members of the Minnesota Benefit Association who are over the age of 55 are ellligiable to receive an additional 7% discount  on their MetLife Home & Autho insurance by simply taking an online driver improvement course.

Leadership training courses available

The Minnesota Benefit Association offers full- or half- day leadership training courses.

The courses currently offered by the MBA are:

  • Leadership & Changing Times
  • Ethics & Decision Making at Work
  • The Art of Getting Things Done

Leadership training through the Minnesota Benefit Association is conducted by highly qualified trainers who have a background in education and/or public service.