Many of our benefit partners are offering special assistance to members in need who may have been recently affected by changes in household income. Please contact us for help connecting with these and other partners.

NJEA Member Benefits (609) 599-4561, ext. 2222

NEA Member Benefits**

NEA Member Advocacy Center 1-800-637-4636
(Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, Sat: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET)

Financial services

NJEA Income Protection Program**
Administered by Educators Insurance Services and Prudential, this is the only NJEA-sponsored program for disability insurance. If you have questions or concerns about your current coverage, call 800-727-3414.

NEA Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator Powered by Savi
Have you seen a disruption to your income because of the COVID-19 crisis? You may be eligible for reduced student loan payments. NEA Member Benefits and Savi have a free tool to help you file the paperwork.

NEA Credit Card Program – Bank of America
As an NEA cardholder, you can reach Bank of America for assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week via the toll-free number on the back of your credit card (800-854-7338) or on your monthly account statement.

First National Bank of Omaha Home Loan Program
If you’ve been directly impacted by the COVID-19 situation, please call us at 1-855-682-9377. As always, your financial wellness is important to us and we may have financial relief options that can help or may be able to connect you to local services that can help you with other basic needs.

NEA Personal Loan – First National Bank of Omaha
If you’ve been directly impacted by the COVID-19 situation, please call us at 1-855-682-9377. As always, your financial wellness is important to us and we may have financial relief options that can help or may be able to connect you to local services that can help you with other basic needs.

NEA Student Loan Programs (Undergraduate, Graduate & Parent) – College Ave.
Any borrower who contacts us and has been financially impacted by the virus will be granted a temporary repayment forbearance on their loan for up to 90 days. This is in accordance with our Natural Disaster Policy. As this is an unprecedented situation and rapidly evolving landscape, we will continue to monitor impacts to our customers and adjust as appropriate.

NEA Savings Program – Discover Bank
As an NEA member, you can reach Discover Bank for assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week toll-free at 1-800-347-7032.

Investments

NEA Retirement Program – Security Benefit
Please call 1-800-632-8258. Information on accessing your retirement account(s) to help pay for emergency expenses is also available at neamb.com.

Insurance

NEA Life Insurance Programs – NEA Members Insurance Trust (MIT)
MIT recognizes that participating members may have trouble paying premiums on time during this pandemic. MIT is willing to provide extensions, upon request. If a participating member expresses difficultly with paying premiums due to COVID-19, there is a premium grace period available for up to 90 days. If you have any questions about the grace period, call 1-800-637-4636.

The NEA Members Insurance Trust is waiving premiums for all participating members who have been laid off as long as written documentation is provided. Participating members will also have the option to reduce their coverage to lower their premiums. Coverage can be increased back to the original amount without going through the underwriting process again as long as it is done within two years of the reduction of coverage. If you have any questions about the waiver, contact MIT through neamb.com/contact-us. A Member Advocacy Center representative will assist you.

NEA Auto & Home Insurance Program – California Casualty
If a member is laid off, a skip payment option is available. Members who have been laid off should indicate this to the customer service representative to be transferred to a team manager who may be able to assist with other options. Members in need of assistance should call 1-800-877-7345.

NEA Pet Insurance Program – Pets Best
Pets Best is regulated by each State Department of Insurance, which includes following emergency notices for premium payments and cancellations. If members have questions, or need additional assistance with policies, they can contact Pets Best at petsbest.com/forms/customer-care

Travel and discount programs

NEA Office Depot / OfficeMax Discount Program
Save up to 75% on thousands of items including supplies to help you work remotely. neamb.com.

NEA Vacations
For questions about existing reservations, please call 866-524-2807.

*Member Discount Program and Access:
Products and services listed in the NJEA Member Discount Program and Access are provided as a service to NJEA members and do not constitute an endorsement by NJEA or a representation regarding the products’ quality or characteristics. NJEA makes no warranties expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose regarding any products or services listed in the NJEA Member Discount Program and Access.

**Sponsored Vendors:
Products and services that are sponsored by NJEA Member Benefits are believed to have broad-based appeal and provide superior quality and value. To the best of NJEA’s understanding, these products and services are worthy of sponsorship. However, NJEA cannot be responsible for the quality or performance of these products and services which ultimately is the responsibility of the vendor.

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