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.

MBA is now accepting scholarship applications

If your children are soon to be exiting High School or seeking other post secondary education, be sure to keep in mind they may be eligible for a scholarship from MBA.

We accept applications every year for the MBA Scholarship Program. On average we are able to give away three to five per year, typically between $1,000 and $1,500.  Applications are being accepted through April 15, 2019. Check out the MBA website for information on how to apply today.

It’s tax season

Some people dread it, while others love it, but we all can’t avoid it. It’s tax season.

According to the IRS,  the time frame to file your taxes this year runs from January 28, 2019, through April 15, 2019.

If you have questions about taxes, we suggest you check out the IRS website. It’s also a good idea to consult with an accountant or local CPA, or reference an online tax service such as H&R Block or Turbotax.  There are many ways to seek the help you need.

Re-introducing MBA Mortgage Services

LeaderOne Financial is pleased to re-introduce the “Service Saves” program available to all members of Minnesota Benefit Association.  This program features real, cost-saving benefits for those who obtain home financing (home purchase or refinance) through LeaderOne Financial.

For the past five years, LeaderOne Financial has been the exclusive mortgage company endorsed by MBA, and is looking to spread the word about the benefits available to you.

Next month our LeaderOne Financial partners will be hosting an educational seminar for those in and around Hennepin County.  If you are interested in attending, you can find further details here. No registration is required.

Introducing Medicare Mondays

If you are newly turning 65 soon, we want to ensure that you can find the right option for you and your lifestyl, which why we would like to introduce you to Medicare Mondays.

Throughout the rest of the year, our administrator company Benafica and their licensed advisors, will be traveling to areas in the greater Twin Cities Metro to deliver educational seminars.  They will present all applicable Medicare options pertinent to you.  Whether you are already enrolled in Medicare, just turning 65, or simply have questions regarding Medicare, we are here to help you.

You can see  a list of our currently scheduled seminars on the Benafica website, Benafica.com/Medicare.  More dates and locations will be added to the schedule, so check back to see when we will be near you.

If you cannot travel or make it to our meetings, we are available for personalized one-on-one meetings, and phone consultations.

Contact our Medicare help line with all Medicare questions, or for information on our in-person meetings, by calling 651-358-2990 or emailing Medicare@Benafica.com.