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Minnesota Benefits July Newsletter

It’s hot out Minnesota and off to the lake we go!

It’s hot out Minnesota and off to the lake we go! While a weekend in the woods sounds like a well needed break, getting there can be quite stressful. Before you rush off to the woods with the car packed to the ceiling, let us help you protect your home while you’re away with this helpful vacation preparation list. Read more


Common Medicare Terms You Need to Know

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Minnesota Benefits June Newsletter

Summer Pet Safety

Summer is here Minnesota, and it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these consider these simple precautions: Read more


Minnesota Benefits May Newsletter

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Graduation season is here, and COVID-19 can’t steal it’s spirit! Graduates everywhere are hard at work wrapping up their school year, ready to celebrate this momentous occasion. While there may not be a traditional ceremony this year, graduating is a big deal and should be celebrated. Here are some safe ways to bring your family together to celebrate the graduate in your life.

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Let’s Make the Best of it Minnesota!

5 at home activities for the whole family. 

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


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


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


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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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


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