Inside MSEA: A New Member Benefits

A new multi-platform website makes accessing benefits easier

MSEA Executive Director David Helfman

Were you an MSEA member in 2011? If so, you may remember a column I wrote after shifting my personal auto and home insurance from State Farm to the NEA Member Benefits-endorsed California Casualty. I increased my cover­age, dropped my premiums by 32%, and never looked back. I’m still delighted with California Casualty.

A New Look at

Now I’m highlighting the work of NEA Member Benefits again. Last month, NEA Member Benefits really upped its game by launching a new website. Designed by members, for members, offers an easy-to-use layout that focuses on some of the most important questions in educators’ lives. The features are informative and the website’s personalized experience enables you to quickly tap into the enormous value that NEA Member Benefitshas to offer.

Take a moment to visit the new Solution Centers members asked for on the new

Personal Finance

Travel & Vacations

Family & Wellness

Your Car

In 2019, three more Solution Centers — Retirement, Your Home, and Work Life — will be rolled out.

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Homebuying Support

One of the most challenging struggles facing MSEA members is the high cost of home ownership. With interest rates on the rise, now is a great time to check out the new First National Bank of Omaha Home Mortgage Program. Whether you’re looking to buy and finance a new home before rates climb further, or you want to refinance an existing mortgage, this NEA Member Benefit-endorsed program has no application fee, no origination fee, and no processing fee — an estimated value of $660 in savings.

NEA Home Financing Program: Mortgages
Whether you’re buying or refinancing a home, you can get a competitive rate on a mortgage with the NEA Home Financing…

Not sure where to start? The easy answer is found on the website. Look for the Home Buying Process Quick Guide at You don’t have to worry about long hold times when you contact the friendly Member Service Advocates at NEA Member Benefits. Get answers fast by phone at 800/637–4636, email at [email protected], or online through the real-time chat feature.