Don’t Overlook The Clients Who Feed The World

Take BOLD action to advance your client’s business Building and growing a family farm requires attention to current operations and what the owner wants to pass on to the next generation – and that requires important financial preparation right now. Learn about farmers’ immediate needs, future needs and how you can address them with Securian’s BOLD Family Farm Strategy. BOLD – Business Owner Life-stage Design Many materials are available, including a Family Farm Strategy advisor guide, consumer brochure, seminar guide, client presentation, seminar invitation and initial questionnaire. To view/print these pieces, click below: Don’t Overlook The Clients Who Feed The
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

New Mobile App Available: CareShield Premium Calculator

The latest enhancement for Minnesota Life’s CareShield product has just been made available! Introducing “CareShield Premium Calculator,” a new phone/mobile app that makes quoting CareShield rates almost instantaneous! You will now be able to quote a client in about ten seconds (seriously) – it’s that easy. CareShield Premium Calculator This app is now available for download on your Apple or Android devices:    > App Store    > Google Play   New Mobile App Available: CareShield Premium Calculator   #goldencareagent #securian #minnesotalife
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

Minnesota Life Created A Paper Application For CareShield!

You Asked For It. Minnesota Life Delivers! Now Approved, A Paper Application For CareShield! Just announced, Minnesota Life has made a paper application available for their CareShield product! Like Minnesota Life’s other products, both an e-application and a paper application are available for your convenience. To access PDF materials, login to www.securian.com and click the “Applications & Forms” option within the Quick Links box at the top. OR Get your supplies ordered and shipped to you! Click here to order online.   CareShield: Application for Individual Life Insurance (ICC16-20037)   #goldencareagent #minnesotalife
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

SecureCare: New states and marketing materials added

SecureCare Universal Life (SecureCare) is a single-premium universal life product with long-term care benefits. This hybrid life/long-term care product is ideal for individuals wanting to: Maintain flexibility in deciding where and how they would like to receive care, should they become chronically ill. Protect their assets from the costly expenses associated with care, particularly over long periods of time. Leave a death benefit to loved ones after they die. As of May 3, SecureCare is available in Connecticut, Delaware, Washington D.C., Montana, North Dakota and New Jersey, in addition to the previously approved states. Visit our advisor website, www.securian.com (login
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

It’s Here – Securian’s new website for financial professionals

Welcome to Securian’s new website for financial professionals March 26, 2017 When it comes to your success as an advisor, you want a website and online tools that are intuitive and efficient – so you can access what you need, when you need it – fast! We are pleased to announce a completely reengineered financial professionals’ site that is designed for the way you do business. We tested, asked and tested again Countless hours of research went into defining a structure to make your day-to-day tasks easier. We asked for your feedback, tested and asked again until we arrived at
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

Coming Soon: Securian’s new website for financial professionals

Launching end of Q1! Designed for and by you! As a successful advisor, you want a website and online tools that are intuitive and efficient, so you can access what you need, when you need it — fast! So we tested, asked and tested again and completely reengineered your Securian site for the way you do business. Find what you’re looking for faster Quick links on all pages let you access the tools you use most. Menus that are more visible get you where you need to go. Streamlined content gives you the information you need so you can be
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

“Hybrid Insurance Policies Gaining Steam,” by Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger

“Consumers who are skeptical of traditional long-term-care insurance are snapping up ‘hybrid’ policies combining life insurance with long-term-care benefits. But are these products really a better way to manage the risk of catastrophic long-term-care costs?  … “The sales pitch is simple: By paying a single premium or series of set premiums, you avoid the risk of future premium increases—an issue that has plagued traditional long-term-care policies. And many consumers have balked at the ‘use it or lose it’ nature of traditional long-term-care policies; the hybrid’s potential death benefit removes that concern. “But those advantages aren’t as clear-cut as they sound.
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Long-Term Care.

Protection for life’s journey

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month Approximately 92 percent of mature adults have at least one chronic disease,1 and 70 percent of people over age 65 can expect to use some form of long-term care in their lives.2 In spite of these statistics, it’s estimated that fewer than 10 percent of those who qualify for and can afford long-term care coverage actually own it.3 This November, protect your mature clients on life’s journey. Our Accelerated Death Benefit for Chronic Illness Agreement and CareShield™ Universal Life Insurance (CareShield) are two ways you can do just that.   1   National Council
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Categories: Linked Benefit/Hybrids and Minnesota Life.

Minnesota Life/Securian: 2016 Year-End Guidelines for Business Processing

Thank you for your continued business this past year. As we approach the end of 2016, please keep in mind the following dates and guidelines to ensure that all your business processes in a smooth and timely manner. Life Insurance Standard Business Hours (All hours listed are in Central Standard Time) Internal Sales Desk: M-Th, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.   New Business and Inforce Processing: M-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. November 24 Closed November 25 New Business Variable Processing: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   New Business Representatives available and all other
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Categories: Linked Benefit/Hybrids and Minnesota Life.

Guaranty Income Life is Pleased to Announce it has Finalized its Acquisition by Kuvare US Holdings, Inc.

October 7, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Flynn Foster Phone: 225-383-0355 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company Announces Closing of its Sale to Kuvare US Holdings, Inc. BatonRouge, LA. — October 3, 2016 — Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company (GILICO) is pleased to announce the closing of the company’s sale to Kuvare US Holdings, Inc. (Kuvare) today. Kuvare Holdings has completed its purchase of GILICO, a life insurance, annuity and long-term care insurance company based in Baton Rouge. The transaction, was subject to the Louisiana Department of Insurance approval, which was received last week. GILICO headquarters will remain in
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Categories: Guaranty Income and Linked Benefit/Hybrids.