Insurance, Legal & Financial Services

Help secure your future with quality legal and financial services.

NYSUT Member Benefits

Insurance Programs

Quality, competitive insurance programs are available to our members. Some of these programs are also available to cover spouses/domestic partners of members, dependent children, dependent parents, and grandparents.

Insurance Programs

  • Home & Auto

  • Life

  • Disability

  • Catastrophe Major Medical

  • Dental

  • Long-Term Care

  • Vision

  • Pet

NYSUT Member Benefits offers expert legal services that can assist you with everything from preparing crucial estate planning documents to dealing with traffic violations.


The plan covers the member, spouse or domestic partner who is living with the member (except in divorce/separation matters) and unmarried dependent children under age 19.


Plans start at $85 per year and include unlimited access to toll-free legal advice and a wide array of discounted legal services.

Key Legal Services

  • Traffic Violations

  • Mortgage & Real Estate

  • Wills & Trusts

  • Family Law

  • Personal Injury

  • Identity Theft Help

Mortgage Discount Program

Are you looking to purchase a new home? Do you want to lower your mortgage payment or are considering a home improvement project?

NYSUT members can save up to $2,700* in lender fees and closing costs with the UnionDirect Mortgage Discount Program, along with enjoying the following:

  • No Application or Processing Fees
  • No Commitment Fees
  • No Underwriting Fees
  • No Lender or Broker Fees
  • Reduced Interest Rates
  • Reduced Attorney & Title Fees

Financial Counseling

NYSUT Member Benefits offers financial services that can assist younger NYSUT members with planning for retirement and long-term financial success.

The Full-Service Financial Counseling Program offers up to six hours per year of toll-free telephone or virtual consultations with a Stacey Braun Associates Certified Financial Planner®. Consultations address your various financial questions and situations.


Financial Topics

  • Retirement Planning

  • 403(b) & 457(b) Plan Advice

  • Pension Option Analysis

  • Mutual Fund Questions

  • Mortgages & Refinancing

  • Tax Planning