NEA Member Benefit Webinars

Join Teresa Muench and her team from NEA Member Benefits to learn about the many services and benefits offered by your union and how you can put them to work for you as a WEA member.

General Information:

  • There is no charge to attend.
  • Preregistration is required.
  • Seminar will be held via Zoom.
  • Registrants must be a WEA member to attend.
  • Seminars are only open to educators of the WEA-Cascade UniServ Council in the Edmonds, Northshore, and Shoreline school districts who are WEA members.

Navigating the Student Loan Forgiveness Quagmire

Monday, October 3, 2022 or Wednesday, April 19, 2023
5:00pm-6:00pm

Your union is working on several fronts to help with the student loan debt crisis in this country. We want to help you on a personal level to better understand the Federal Loan Forgiveness programs and to move you forward toward forgiveness. Please join us to learn the facts about the current federal loan forgiveness programs, both Teacher Loan Forgiveness and Public Service Loan Forgiveness as well as the Limited PSLF Waiver. You will also learn how to access to the NEA Member Benefits Loan Forgiveness Navigation tool. Members with current federal loans welcome.
Register: 10/3/2022; 4/19/2023 (Registration for 4/19 opens 3/6/2023)


Make the Most of Your Union Membership

Thursday, November 10, 2022
5:00pm-6:00pm

As a member of NEA you have access to 75+ programs and services developed specifically for members to save them time and money. Please join us to learn how to access these benefits and START saving now. We will demo the website, take step by step instructions on how to take advantage of the everyday discounts, travel programs, financial support, and member only education created for members only. Using your member benefits will stretch your paycheck further and provide you and your family more security.
Register: 11/10/2022 (Registration opens 9/26/2023)


Financial Wellness

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
5:00pm-6:00pm

Everyone knows that if you do not control your money, your money will control you. Living that every day, will eventually affect your overall wellness. No matter how well you eat or how much exercise you get, stress created by a lack of a solid finances, will make you sick. This session will present the foundational elements of a taking control of your financial life and how your union is here to help.
Register: 1/24/2023 (Registration opens 12/5/2022)


Getting Started On Your Financial Journey RIGHT!

Thursday, March 2, 2023
5:00pm-6:00pm

Many folks are just getting started on their financial journey, or at least just now getting started on the right path. This session will cover the basics like why it’s important to start early, basic investment strategies, understanding the terminology and gaining the confidence needed to stay on track. This information is designed for our new members but can provide insights to anyone who wants to get started in the right way or needs to correct the path they are currently on. 
Register: 3/2/2023 (Registration opens 1/16/2023)


Retirement Challenges for Women

Thursday, May 4, 2023
5:00pm-6:00pm

Women face unique retirement challenges, including the impact taxes and inflation have on their nest egg. This workshop addresses those challenges and provides guidance on ways to strategically overcome them—including tax-advantaged solutions and income options outside of Social Security, if applicable, to help women avoid financial shortfalls in their golden years.
Register: 5/4/2023 (Registration opens 3/20/2023)