NEA -How to Reduce Your Monthly Bills

Taking a closer look at bills from your service providers can reveal hidden ways to trim expenses without cutting corners. Most of us know we can save money by cutting back on spending. We can give up extras and luxuries, clip coupons, shop discount stores and take advantage of rewards programs. We can decide in

NEA – 7 Expert Ideas to Boost Test-time Motivation

Help kids stay engaged and energized throughout testing season using these innovative methods. If you think your students have a short attention span, you’re right. In 2002, the average attention span was 13 seconds. Now we’re down to a mere eight seconds—one second less than the attention span of a goldfish. The many distractions of

NEA – How to De-stress for Standardized Tests

Take these small steps before, during and after testing to create a (nearly) worry-free classroom. Thomas Armstrong, executive director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, thinks that the stress that often accompanies standardized tests can be used to create teachable moments. “We don’t do enough in school to help kids deal with the

NEA – Money-smart Ways to Turn Clutter into Cash

Money-smart Ways to Turn Clutter into Cash Whether your downsizing to new digs or just clearing out clutter, we found tips to help your cleaning spree pay off. We all tend to accumulate extra stuff over time. In fact, 78% of us admit we’re overwhelmed by clutter and aren’t sure what to do with it,

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NEA- Don’t Let Hackers Kidnap Your Data

 Thwart them by keeping your operating system up to date and backing up your files. By Nellie S. Huang  Kiplinger’s interviewed Alan Brill, an expert on cybersecurity at Kroll, a corporate consulting firm. Read excerpts from our interview below. News that the recent ransomware cyberattack targeted hospitals and health care networks causes worries about the

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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When buying a home, it’s important to be ready

NEA Home Financing Program educational series: When buying a home, it’s important to be ready   Through the NEA Home Financing Program, with financing provided by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, NEA members, their parents and children have access to a wide range of home loan options to meet a variety of needs and receive a

9 Ways to Stretch Your Back-to-school Budget

Cut the cost of out-of-pocket classroom expenses with these savvy money saving tips. Shopping for all the things you need to get back to school—books, supplies, clothes and more—can put a serious dent in your budget. For the 2015-2016 school year, educators spent an average of $487 on out-of-pocket classroom supplies, according to the most

Teacher Discounts: Don’t Miss These Top Offers for Educators

We’ve done the legwork; you reap the rewards. From tech to fashion to classroom supplies, cash in on special offers just for you. Looking for great deals and price reductions for educators? We’ve scoured the stores and done the searching for you! Below, find a great selection of educator deals from retailers, service providers and