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Retired Membership Eligibility and Dues

NEA-RETIRED MEMBERSHIP AT A GLANCE
Annual Member
Life Member
Pre-Retired Subscriber
Eligibility
Must be currently retired

yes
yes
no
Must be at least 45 years old or eligible for a pension from a state's educational employee retirement system
yes
yes
no
Must be an active NEA member
no
no
yes
Can be any age
no
no
yes
Rights and Benefits
May attend NEA-Retired Annual Meetings
yes
yes
yes
May vote in NEA-Retired elections (must be a delegate)
yes
yes
no
May hold NEA-Retired office
yes
yes
no
Receives This Active Life magazine
yes
yes
yes
Qualifies for NEA Member Benefits
yes
yes
yes
Receives Planning for the Best Years of Your Life
no
yes
yes
Eligible for NEA's liability insurance
yes
yes
yes, through NEA active membership
Receives special savings, loans, and investment programs
yes
yes
yes
Eligible for car rental and magazine discounts
yes
yes
yes
Eligible for long-term care insurance and Medicare supplement insurance
yes
yes
yes, after membership rollover
Eligible for low-rate credit cards and NEA line of credit
yes
yes
yes, after membership rollover
Membership Fees
One-time membership fee
n/a
$250 plus state dues
$250 plus state dues
Annual membership fee
(if retired after September 1, 1973)
$30 plus state dues
n/a
Annual membership fee
(if retired before September 1, 1973)
$5 plus state dues
state dues
only
n/a
Active NEA membership fees
n/a
paid through state
paid through state

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