Benefit options

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No cost member benefit

Identity theft recovery plan 

  • No cost recovery plan for active members, paid for by ESI.
  • Upgrade to family coverage for as little as $3/month. 
  • Other members including retired, students, substitutes and more can purchase plans at negotiated discount rates. 

Or call:
Toll-free: 877-833-9041

Discount programs 


  • Shop millions of products including electronics, furniture, toys, jewelry, appliances, and more. Shop and pay over time, interest free.

PerksConnect online shopping 

Order discount gift cards and access discounts to local and national merchants.
Click on: “Activate Your Account Now.” 
Use group code EDMN12

Nickelodeon Universe

Save 30% off your unlimited ride wristbands at

  1. Visit
  2. Click the TICKETS tab at the top of page.
  3. Click the BUY TICKETS link.
  4. Add items to your cart + enter coupon code EDMN852 at checkout.
    See the flyer here.

Insurance and health 

Auto and home/renters insurance 

  • Special savings on auto, home, condo and renters insurance. 
  • Customized coverage for educators.




Tara Jo Olson: Tara’s website
612-486-3341 or
Cole Jensen: Cole’s website
952-229-5690 or

Medicare and health insurance

Schatz Benefit Group:

  • Provides members with health insurance advice, education and expertise including Medicare options.

Long-term care insurance 

  • Protect your savings and assets; special discounts for members and families.
763-689-9023 | Toll-free: 877-403-2374

Senior care navigation 

  • Free senior care navigation with 24/7 access to specially trained navigators.
  • Provide information to help you save money and find best-fit, reliable resources.
  • Assistance with short- or long-term care and wellness support.


Financial/retirement planning

  • Personal financial review, pension planning, and asset management with a local advisor.
  • Free workshops for members, including early career and those close to retirement.
    See a list of current workshop opportunities.
763-689-9023 | Toll-free: 877-403-2374

Credit unions

  • Savings, Free rewards checking and digital banking services including mobile check deposit and mobile wallets.
  • Professional development, student loans, scholarships, grants and free classroom resources.

Expedition Credit Union
651-264-0669 | Toll-free: 800-229-2848
Insured by NCUA

Mortgage/loan services 

  • Purchase, refinance, new construction and home equity.

Credit card 

  • Earn rewards with every purchase.
  • Choose a card that earns cash back with the Education Minnesota Customized Cash Rewards Credit Card.

Toll-free 888-758-7946/group code GAAM 
For information about rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of this credit card, call the number listed above. This credit card program is issued and administered by Bank of America, N.A.