by NEA Member Benefits

Mar 24, 2023

How to Name Your Complimentary Life Insurance Beneficiaries

It’s easy and important to take advantage of this NEA membership benefit. Watch this video to see how you can name your beneficiaries here today.

Did you know that eligible NEA members have special access to Complimentary Life Insurance? This valuable benefit is provided at no cost to members, and you receive access simply by joining the National Education Association (NEA).

All you need to do to take advantage of this membership benefit, offered by NEA Member Benefits in conjunction with the NEA Members Insurance Trust, is name your beneficiaries.

There are several reasons why it’s important to take a few moments to select the people who should receive your life insurance benefit. Most importantly, designating your allocations helps ensure that your wishes will be carried out so that your term life benefit will go to your specified loved ones in a timely fashion.

This benefit can help them cover any final expenses, for example, and help ease their burden in a time of grief.

Watch the short video above to see how easy it is to add or update your beneficiaries. Taking this simple step now will help ensure that your $1,000 Term Life benefit will be distributed to your chosen recipients.

You also can follow these easy instructions to complete this important task quickly:

How to Name Your Complimentary Life Insurance Beneficiaries

Go to the Complimentary Life Insurance page, and click the “Name Your Beneficiary” button.

If you already have an account here on, then log in as usual. Otherwise, you’ll need to create an account. You must be logged in and be an eligible member to access this benefit.

You can add or change your beneficiaries, especially if your life circumstances change, or you can confirm the information already on file. Enter their names and your desired allocations. Note that your total payout percentage must add up to 100%.

Once you’ve entered your beneficiary information, it’s important to click the “Confirm and Submit Beneficiaries” button and wait for a confirmation message on the screen.

Watch your inbox and mailbox for the documents that confirm your beneficiaries. Keep that information with your important papers for easy access.

You’re finished! Congratulations on completing this important task to help protect your family.

If you’d like to increase your coverage for additional peace of mind, check out the other Life, AD&D and Hospital Insurance offerings available to NEA members, including NEA® Group Term Life Insurance Plan and NEA® Level Premium Group Term Life Insurance Plan.

Add or update your beneficiaries today

NEA Complimentary Life Insurance coverage is issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ. The Booklet-Certificate contains all details, including any exclusions, limitations and restrictions, which may apply.  CA COA #1179. NAIC #6824. Contract Series 83500.