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Get ready for summer!

If you’re interested in our lay-up program for your boat, RV, or motorcycle, or if you need to insure a recreational vehicle or toy, give us a call.


Welcome back, Wilcox!

Having the right protection, service you can count on, and a feeling of security is why you buy insurance. But for Tom, it was about getting a “good deal”...at first.


Tips for first-time home buyers

Before you take the plunge into purchasing home, consider these issues.


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.


Check this off your spring break to-do list

Spring break is a great time to get a comparison quote for auto and home insurance.


Home insurance basics

Learn more about home insurance with this video from the Insurance Information Institute, then contact Member Benefits.


If your dog bites, insurers may bite back

Enjoy your dog! But be aware of your potential liability involved in owning one, as well as the impact it may have on your insurability.


Insurance is NOT one-size-fits-all

Thinking of auto and home insurance as a commodity—or one-size-fits-all—risks leaving yourself (and your family) exposed to financial loss or purchasing coverages you don’t need.


yourINSURANCE: Easy access to your personal insurance information

Member Benefits' online insurance account portal, yourINSURANCE™, is a very convenient way to manage your account—24 hours a day, seven days a week.


You're the link for family to enjoy our programs

Eligibility changes mean the most important people in your life can enjoy more of our programs. You’re the link that makes it possible!


Share the benefits: It's a family thing

Did you know that many of our insurance and retirement programs can be shared with your family--including your spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, and parents-in-law?


Save $$ by giving your summer toys a rest

If you have a boat, motorcycle, and or RV insured by Progressive through Member Benefits, you could save money on your off season premiums by participating in the winter lay up program.


NEW! Equipment Breakdown Coverage

Member Benefits now offers Equipment Breakdown Coverage for participants in our home insurance program.


Home Insurance

Learn about homeowners insurance and how to schedule a free insurance consultation.


Think twice about backyard trampolines

Trampolines may seem appealing as a fun summer activity, but it’s important to understand the risks that come with owning one.


Home Insurance FAQ

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


No need to cry over spilled...coffee

Many personal property items such as jewelry, electronics, and fine art may not be fully protected under a basic home policy. Scheduling valuable property assures it will be covered under almost any circumstance.


Insurance definitions you should know

Insurance is complicated. We want to help make it simple. Read on as we clear up some of the insurance terms you need to be a more informed insurance consumer.


Stormy weather ahead: Tips to help minimize your risk

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


Learn how to make an inventory of your personal property

Compiling an inventory of your home now can save precious time and frustration later.


Spring = a great time to take inventory

If you're planning on doing some spring cleaning this year, take some time to compile an inventory of your personal belongings.


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?


Home Insurance Created Just For You

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


Wood-Burning Stoves

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


Protecting Your Home

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


Auto and Home Insurance Loyalty Program

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


5 mistakes people make when insuring their home

Plus, real examples of really bad insurance policies uncovered by our consultants.


Flood insurance coverage FAQs

Does my homeowners insurance policy cover flooding? Am I eligible for flood insurance? Here are answers to these commonly asked questions.


Insuring your most valuable possessions

Make sure your most valuable items are fully insured.


Don’t let home cooking get too hot to handle

Do you know the number one cause of home fires and injuries?


Smart Money Move #4: Protect your investments...big and small

It takes time and money to accumulate the things you have. You've worked hard for them—be sure you have adequate insurance coverage.


Does your home policy offer this kind of protection?

Our enhanced home insurance policy offers you and your family more protection than ever before. Have you checked it out yet?


A bad thing gone good

Although it was ten below zero in New Franken on February 9, 2014, it was pretty hot at the Campbell home. Read Katie and Mark Campbell's winter fire story and how they were able to rebuild with help from Member Benefits.


What is your renter's insurance IQ?

Test your renters insurance IQ with this quiz.


Should I increase my home insurance deductibles?

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


Dam ice

Ice. It’s great for skating, fishing, and cooling a beverage, but it’s not so good for homeowners. It can cause damage to your home inside and out.


Spring remodel

Do you have plans for home improvements this spring, like a new deck or a kitchen update? It’s an investment that can provide years of enjoyment or added comfort for the family. However, don’t forget to protect your additional investment.


College Coverage Q&A

Does having a child away at college affect my auto and homeowners insurance? Is my child covered on my WEA Trust Member Benefits policy?


The skinny on public insurance adjusters

Filing a claim for a large insurance loss can cost you a lot of time and energy, so some people decide to hire a public insurance adjuster to help negotiate with their insurance company on their behalf. An insurance adjuster is the person who evaluates losses and settles policyholder claims. Typically, they are either employed solely by the insurance company or they are independent professionals under contract with one or more insurance companies. Public insurance adjusters are hired by and work only for the consumer or homeowner.


Risky business: Two-thirds of homeowners are underinsured

The value of insurance is not as much about the price as it is about protecting assets.


Confused by what's covered under a Sewer Service Line Warranty?

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


What is your home insurance IQ?

Test your homeowners insurance knowledge by taking this insurance quiz. The only auto insurance program created exclusively for Wisconsin public school employees.


Coverages

Tips on making sure you choose the right insurance coverage. We provide insurance programs exlcusively for Wisconsin public school employees.


Insurance literacy survey says...

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


Stay vigilant to prevent vehicle theft

Despite the downward trend in vehicle thefts, industry observers caution that thieves constantly devise new and sophisticated means of stealing autos.


Storm damage: Stay alert and stay safe

Warmer weather also means the potential for severe weather. The Weilers share their story of just how quickly the weather can turn bad and cause substantial damage and the importance of having insurance with a company you can count on when the storm hits.


Are you wisely protected?

Insurance consumers fall into one of three categories—the Wisely Protected, the Exposed and Unaware, and the Unintentional Over-Spender. Which one are you?


Keep insurance coverage up to date

Why should I keep my insurance coverage up to date? Regular adjustments can help protect you and your family against financial loss and save you money.


Things to consider prior to picking a pooch.

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


Replacement cost…guaranteed?

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


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