Resource Library - Useful Links

Welcome to the resource library. Use the navigation menu on the right to browse through our website content by category. Use the menu below to sort the content by title, creation date, or the date of the last edit.

Sort By:    Order: Go >>


Let’s be friends!

Follow us on social media and be part of Member Benefits’ inner circle! We’re more engaged than ever online.


Fighting financial fraud

Member Benefits takes active steps to help you keep your personal financial information secure.


More benefits for our members from Office Depot® and Office Max®

Member Benefits is pleased to bring you an exclusive FREE member benefit program provided by Office Depot and OfficeMax.


What discounts are available on the auto policy?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Build your financial savvy [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you want to improve your financial savvy, it pays to have the right tools for the right job. Member Benefits has a number of free financial tools and resources to help you build up your financial knowledge.


When you lose a loved one...

When your spouse or significant other passes away, you may feel overwhelmed with the details of settling the estate. Here are some general guidelines to help make the process a little easier during this stressful transition.


Nominate a financial mentor for 2018!

Do you have a colleague who has helped you or others with good advice on financial planning and saving for retirement? If so, give them a little recognition.


Get ready for a tornado drill on Thursday, April 12

Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes annually. This week, TV and radio stations throughout Wisconsin will help you prepare for the next one.


Have you changed banks or your address recently?

Make sure electronic contributions, as well as timely information regarding your accounts, continue without interruption by keeping your information up-to-date.


Pay it forward...share the benefits!

Help Member Benefits help other Wisconsin public school employees get on the right financial path! We share some some ways you can help them out.


A timely reminder

Many of us look forward to “longer days” as we change our clocks to daylight saving time. It’s also a good time to move forward on some important household tasks to help keep you and your family members safe. Did you get this to-do list done yet?


Resolve to stay safe this year

Take some common-sense steps to ensure the safety of your family in your home.


It's National Child Passenger Safety Week!

September 17–23, 2017, has been designated Child Passenger Safety Week. The basics of child passenger safety—seat selection, direction (orientation), location, installation, and harnessing—are more important than ever.


Get proactive about radon

January is National Radon Action Month. If you've never tested your home, doing so now could make all the difference to you and your family.


A quick who’s who for you

Confusion be gone! There is often confusion between WEA Member Benefits and other independent organizations that also serve the Wisconsin education community. We clear that up for you.


In the spotlight: Medicare and Medigap deadlines

Don’t miss the windows for Medicare and Medigap enrollment. It’ll cost you.


Equifax’s massive data breach should put you on high alert

Get some tips from the Federal Trade Commission on how to protect yourself from the Equifax breach.


Credit union vs. bank

Because these two types of financial services companies do largely the same things—that is, take deposits and make loans—their differences aren’t immediately apparent. However, two main distinctions are ownership and profit.


Your credit score: It matter$

A low credit score can negatively impact your finances. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to improve it.


Student masterpieces are here!

Come and see the Wisconsin public school student art from our 2017 contest!


A cautionary tale: No free lunches!

Seminar invites and ads targeted at seniors should be scrutinized for “red flag” language that SEC investigators say is meant to lure you in. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.


Nominate a financial mentor before September 1!

Do you know someone who takes the time to give financial encouragement, advice, and guidance to his or her colleagues? Give that person some well-deserved recognition.


The hidden victims of identity theft: Your kids

You may be vigilant about keeping your own identity and that of your adult partner or spouse safe. But have you thought about how to protect your child’s identity?


Are your beneficiaries up to date?

Don’t forget to review your beneficiary designations when you have major life changes.


Smart money move #10: Improve your financial health

Strengthen your financial knowledge and learn to build and protect your assets by becoming fiscally fit with Member Benefits.


What are some of the discounts you offer on the home policy?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


What is the renovation discount?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Will you insure my home if it has a trampoline?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Why do I have other structure coverage on my home policy when I do not have any other structures?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Does my home policy cover my personal property if it is away from home?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Are there certain breeds of dog that will prevent us from getting a home policy with you?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Member spotlight: Joanna Rizzotto

Joanna shares her story about her experience with us and why Wisconsin public school employees put their trust in Member Benefits.


Do you offer guaranteed replacement cost?

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Nominate a financial mentor before the end of summer

Do you have a colleague who has helped you or others with good advice on financial planning and saving for retirement? Nominate them today for the Financial Mentor Award!


Smart money move #9: Take advantage of employee benefits

Looking to improve your financial position this year? You may have untapped benefits that can help you get the job done.


Free WRS eBook available

How much do you know about WRS? Our free eBook includes 20 frequently asked questions you should know.


Are your important documents in order?

You’ve probably spent quite a bit of time over the years saving for your retirement and planning out what you’ll do. But have you made a plan for your assets after you’re unable to manage them?


Smart Money Move #8: Pay it forward

Pay it forward by mentoring a colleague on good financial planning. You don't have to be an expert, just someone who's passionate about helping people learn—educators helping educators.


Retirees burdened by student loans

When you think of student loan debt, do you think of retirees? Unfortunately, many of these older borrowers are retired and struggling to make payments.


Don’t get soaked by storm chasers

Have you had contractors knocking at your door after a big hailstorm asking to view the damage to your roof or siding? While you may have found legitimate help this way, be aware there are many individuals trying to commit fraud against you as well as insurance companies.


Meet our Member Benefits Consultants

Meet our Member Benefits Consultants!


Meet our new partner: Educators Credit Union

WEA Member Benefits has found a partner as committed to helping Wisconsin public school employees become financially secure as we are: Educators Credit Union.


Is texting the new DUI?

As more drivers take their cell phones into their vehicles, distracted driving continues to grow as a traffic safety issue.


Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week

This year, April 17-21, 2017 is Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.


Spring forward on important tasks at daylight saving time

The time change is a good reminder to take care of some tasks that can protect the ones you love and help keep your finances on track.


Take a lesson from Jack and Jill

Take a lesson from Jack and Jill and learn more about the power of compounding interest or the time value of money.


Smart Money Move #5: Build your financial savvy

Providing home, auto, and additional liability insurance, TSA and IRA retirement investments for Wisconsin public school employees.


Smart Money Move #3: A budget is a beautiful thing

Having a budget is a key component of any financial plan and the benefits are long lasting.


January is National Radon Action Month

Learn more about why you should be concerned about radon, what you can do to reduce your risk, and where to get more information.


Help your kids become money savvy

Well before they start school, children develop attitudes that can influence a lifetime of financial behavior. Talking to your children about money can help them build a sense of financial awareness and financial responsibility.


2018 Guaranteed Rate promo