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.

3
Sep

Prep for flu season

Flu season is once again rearing its head, so it’s never too early to get your flu shot.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDS) recommends everyone ages 6 months and older get a flu shot every flu season, including healthy people, and people with chronic conditions.

Getting your flu shot can be as simple as going to your local pharmacy, or maybe even your employer offers a flu shot clinic. Since flu shots are considered preventative care, insurance plans will cover them at no cost to members.

Visit the Center for Disease Control‘s website to view vaccine tips, what portion of the population is most susceptible, and tips to prevent the Flu as best you can this year.

9
Apr

MBA Newsletter – April 2019

Springtime brings more opportunities to be active

It’s finally spring (minus the foot or so of snow we are expected to get on the 10th and 11th…)  and we want you to strive to be the healthiest you can be.  A good way to keep your body moving and in top shape is taking your lunch hour to take a walk, outside or in. Read more

12
Mar

MBA Newsletter – March 2019

March Madness Starts Soon!

If college basketball is your thing, you must be as excited as we are for March Madness! Time to get hyped and root for your favorite team, and start that annual office pool.

Choose your brackets wisely, feel free to read up on March Madness here. Read more

12
Feb

MBA Newsletter – February 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day from MBA

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

Speaking of the heart, February is also American Heart Month.  Now is a good time to consider going in for your annual exam, especially if you haven’t gone in a while.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

Many heart issues can be be screened for under preventative care during your annual physical, which means no cost to you! Check out Ways to Better Your Heart Health. Read more