MBA Blog

18
Mar

MBA Newsletter – March 2020

Spring forward!

The first official day of spring is March 19th! Whether there is still snow on the ground or sun in the sky it’s a great time to kick off that spring cleaning. The coronavirus is officially categorized as a pandemic, and it’s important to make this your deepest spring clean yet. The best way to minimize your exposure to the disease known as COVID-19 is to keep your home disinfected and sanitized. A deep clean for your entire home can seem a bit overwhelming, so here are some steps to get you started. Read more

18
Feb

MBA Newsletter – February 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day from MBA

Valentine’s Day is all about matters of the heart.

February is also American Heart Month. Have you ever had your heart checked during your annual exam? According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Read more

3
Feb

MBA Newsletter – January 2020

The holidays are over and now it’s all about you.

2020 is here and the hustle and bustle of the holidays is finally over and it’s time to focus on you! With the new year comes new adventures, possibilities, and aspirations.

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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