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Featured on the NEA Member Benefits Web Site – Beginning January 1, 2020

The New Year is here and that means it’s time for Resolutions—taking time to reflect on where you are and where you want to be in the future. Even though you just got back from Winter Break and are already stressed about lesson planning, grading, writing college recommendation letters and dealing with the way Snow Days are messing up your schedule, you are just about half way through the year and need to start thinking about Spring Break and your plans for the summer. No matter what you’re trying to figure out, NEAMB.com has you covered.

  • The Holidays mean shopping—shopping for gifts, for meals when entertaining, and for travel. The problem is, now you have to pay the bills. Are you trying to figure out whether you should pay off your debt or invest in your savings? Or maybe you aren’t sure of the best way to consolidate your debt. We have resources, calculators and everything you need to know at www.neamb.com/finance.
  • Did you make a New Year’s resolution to travel more? Not only do we have deals on cruises and other beach vacations, but our website has a quiz to help you find your dream trip for 2020. After you take the quiz, you can enter to win our Dream Vacation Sweepstakes! Learn more at www.neamb.com/travel.
  • Did you graduate last spring and now you’re worried about your student loan payments kicking in? We can help you learn how to lower your monthly payments and even how to qualify for student loan forgiveness—just go to www.neamb.com/studentloans
  • Protecting yourself and your family is so important that we have a new section of our website dedicated to helping you figure out how. Learn more through articles such as Moments that Matter and Five Money Mistakes to Avoid. Don’t forget to make sure your life insurance beneficiary information is up-to-date at www.neamb.com/protect.
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FEATURED BENEFITS FROM NEAMB.COM

Fall is here and you’ve finally begun to settle into a routine at work and home, but you’re also noticing some kids are starting to act up and maybe you’ve even noticed you’re struggling to maintain momentum. Between lesson-planning, grading and parent teacher conferences, you may be feeling a bit maxed out- but the Holidays will be here before you even notice. Whether you’re looking for ways to start prepping for holiday travel and shopping, or you need tips on retirement planning before Open Enrollment ends, NEAMB.com has tips and advice that will help you make it to Winter Break.

  • Protecting yourself and your family is so important we have a new section of our site dedicated to helping you figure out how. Learn how to protect the Moments that Matter, myths about life insurance, and more resources to make sure everyone is taken care of.  www.neamb.com/protect
  • If you’re planning to save time and money by doing holiday shopping online, make sure to find out more about how to do so safely. During National Cybersecurity Month we’re going to have the information you need to know to make sure you are safe and secure online. Find all this and more at www.neamb.com/finance
  • Already thinking about Winter Break? We have the breakdown about what’s new at America’s Theme Parks, as well as incredible deals on cruises for National Plan A Cruise Month. We also have tips and tricks on how to plan hassle-free holiday travel planning. Go to www.neamb.com/travel
  • Winter is coming- make sure your car is ready by checking out our Car Care Checklist. We also have information on the NEA Auto Buying Program, just in time for the end of the model year so that you can get the best possible deal out there. www.neamb.com/car
  • Open Enrollment Season is about to end- have you made sure you’re saving everything you need so that you’re able to enjoy your retirement when that time comes? Run the numbers on our Retirement calculators and read more about how to boost your savings by investing outside of your pension. www.neamb.com/retirement
  • Don’t forget about the Life Insurance Awareness Month Sweepstakes for a chance to win up to $500! Contest ends October 15! www.mynealife.com
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What do summertime Relaxing, Retirement planning and Rail trails have in common? Visit NEAMB.com to learn why summer is a good time to focus on these three “Rs”:

  • Find ways to stay fit while on vacation with 5 simple exercises, plus learn how to plan now for future health expenses. www.neamb.com/family
  • Paying for college doesn’t need to be a drain on your pocketbook—and neither do family vacations.  Learn how to survive the summer paycheck gap, find money for college, and make the most of your vacation budget.  www.neamb.com/finance
  • Do you already get the Savvy Shoppers Guide?  If not, sign up now to receive a summer cheat sheet with the best strategies to rack up savings on summertime fun.  www.neamb.com/shoppersguide

  • Is biking one of your pastimes?  Explore America’s rail trails on two wheels.  Or perhaps going to a seafood festival is more to your liking.  Read up on the top 5 seafood festivals across the U.S.  www.neamb.com/travel
  • Trying to decide if a new car is in your future?  Check out calculators that can help you decide if you should buy a set of new wheels or repair the vehicle you already have parked in your driveway.  www.neamb.com/car
  • Let us help you prepare to buy a new home.  Read tips on finding your next home, plus recommendations on staging your current one, just like the pros do!  www.neamb.com/yourhome
  • Follow six simple ways to get your finances in order and your retirement planning back on track. Our Retirement Calculators, designed especially for educators, can help you get started.  www.neamb.com/retirement
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TICKETS at WORK PROVIDES IEA MEMBERS ACCESS to THOUSANDS of EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL and ENTERTAINMENT DISCOUNTS

In case you’re planning to use your tax return to do something fun now or in the summer, we want to remind you that you can stretch those dollars with access to thousands of travel and entertainment discounts through IEA Member Benefit’s partnership with TicketsatWork.

Whether you plan to book a trip, get tickets for a concert, show, sporting event, or theme park, or stay local and catch a movie, there’s something for everyone. Check out ticketsatwork.com for the latest offers.

If you haven’t signed up yet, click ‘become a member’ and enter our company code: IDAHO

Here are some great examples: Legoland – save up to 40%; all 4 Disney World theme parks – $87/day; Universal Orlando Resort – buy 2 days, get 3 days free; save up to 40% on Broadway tickets; etc., etc., etc.

From the IEA President

“The IEA is the voice for public education in Idaho, the leader in professional development opportunities, and the greatest source for support for the education profession. Having access to discounts from an array of vendors through Member Benefits is an added bonus for members!”

Kari Overall
President
Idaho Education Association

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