MBA Blog

10
Dec

MBA Newsletter – December 2019

Season’s Greetings from Minnesota Benefit Association

All of us at the Minnesota Benefit Association extend to you our most sincere wishes for the happiest of Holiday Seasons. May the joys of the season bring you peace, good health and prosperity throughout the holidays and into the new year. Read more

9
Dec

Snowshoe Spamming: You think it couldn’t happen to you?

How scammers are using the Social Security, FBI and local phone numbers to steal your clients money.

Old tactics and modern internet phone systems are creating huge opportunities for criminal networks to scam Americans.

As we are entering winter, educate yourself on how a snowshoe scam works. A snowshoe scam is when a spammer sets up local phone numbers in a number of different areas, which allows them to call many people from multiple local phone lines without raising the attention of the authorities or phone companies until it is too late. The name snowshoe scam comes from the idea of spreading your weight across the snow to make it safe to walk on.

The FBI has recorded over $30 million in losses to these scams just in the first 9 months of this year.

Read on for how a Snow Show scam works. Read more

9
Dec

Make your holiday affordable & their dreams come true

Experience a better way to buy with Purchasing Power, a benefit offered by Minnesota Benefit Association. With our program, you can get the items you need now and pay over time, right from your paycheck. No credit check. Fixed payments. No hidden fees. Read more

12
Nov

MBA Newsletter – November, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from the Minnesota Benefit Association 

With life’s many frustrations in can sometimes be difficult to remember the good things in life. As you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner this year, take time to consider the little things that make up your life — the quiet moments in nature, special time with your kids, seeing the smile on your spouse’s face when you walk in the door. Read more

10
Oct

MBA Newsletter – October, 2019

Fall fun for the whole family

Apple picking, football and pumpkin-flavored everything can only mean one thing: Fall has arrived in Minnesota. This special season is short and sweet, so let’s make the most of it, whether that means getting outdoors or participating in some of the fall’s best celebrations, there is no shortage of family fun in Minnesota. Read more

25
Sep

Fall fun for the whole family

Apple picking, football and pumpkin-flavored everything can only mean one thing: Fall has arrived in Minnesota. This special season is short and sweet, so let’s make the most of it, whether that means getting outdoors or participating in some of the fall’s best celebrations, there is no shortage of family fun in Minnesota.

Here is a list of fun activities to add to your weekend schedules this month. Read more

10
Sep

MBA Newsletter – September, 2019

Having a successful start to the new school year 

As we say goodbye to summer afternoons and family vacations, we must get back into our routines as kids head back to school, and our lives once again become a series of to-do lists. Read more

3
Sep

Having a successful start to the new school year 

As we say goodbye to summer afternoons and family vacations, we must get back into our routines as kids head back to school, and our lives once again become a series of to-do lists.

According to a 2017 survey from ZzzQuil, eight in 10 parents experience back-to-school anxiety, with the majority saying there is no tougher time for a parent

Review these tips from TPT for ideas on how to have successful and stress free start to the new school year.

3
Sep

Open Enrollment is upon us 

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is coming up on October 15, the Minnesota Benefit Association wants to remind you that it’s never too early to start thinking about enrolling in Medicare for the first time if you are approaching 65, or making changes to your existing coverage.

The annual enrollment period for Medicare runs from October 15 until December 7, when you can make changes to your Medicare plans.

Contact our Medicare help line with all Medicare questions, or to schedule an in-person consultation, please call 651-358-2990 or send an inquiry to Info@MinnesotaBenefitAssociation.org for details.

3
Sep

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Each September, Life Happens, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers make smart insurance decisions to safeguard their assets, coordinates Life Insurance Awareness Month. This industry-wide campaign is aimed at educating Americans about the importance of life insurance and helping them get the coverage they need.

With the Minnesota Benefit Association’s Group Term Life Insurance Plan you can protect your loved ones. It is difficult to prepare for a tragic accident, but one simple way to help protect your family is the Group Term Life Insurance Plan.

With Minnesota Benefit Association’s Group Term Life Insurance Plan you can help ensure that your family will have the money necessary to:

  • Continue to provide financial support for themselves
  • Pay off any remaining medical bills, funeral costs and debts
  • Invest for income and opportunities in the coming years

Learn More about Group Term Life Insurance on the Minnesota Benefit Association’s website.