If you’ve been inside for days on end amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be getting a little stir-crazy — or at the very least, feeling bored. You don’t have to use this time to write the next great American novel; indeed, there’s a lot to worry about and do. But if you are looking for some structure in your day, here are some fun activities you can do at home during the COVID-19 quarantine. Read more
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 Read moreis and it’s important to make this your deepest spring clean yet. The best way to 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.
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
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
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
Now that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is upon us, the Minnesota Benefit Association wants to ensure that you are prepared for potential changes to you coverage. Medicare Cost plans are ending in 66 of our 87 counties in 2019 (see Map). This means around 370,000 Minnesotans need to select a new Medicare plan this Fall. Read more