Securian Moves To Digital Compensation Statements

Paper compensation statements will no longer be mailed This month, you will begin receiving email notifications when a new statement is available. This email will contain a link to access your statement through our advisor website. Securian will no longer mail paper copies of your compensation statements for compensation earned beginning January 2, 2018. Enjoy the benefits of online compensation statements Most recent payments by company and calendar year Access commonly used forms Robust reporting with download capability Detailed list of held transactions and reason for the hold Access to debt balances (your own and any downline debt balance) Transparent
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

GILICO Announces AM Best Upgrade

November 1, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Forrest E. Mills, Jr., CFO Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company “A Kuvare Company” Phone: 225-383-0355 Fax: 225-388-0022 forrest@gilico.com www.gilico.com GUARANTY INCOME LIFE ANNOUNCES UPGRADE FROM A.M. BEST November 1, 2017, Baton Rouge, LA – Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company received upgrades from A.M. Best to their Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B++ (Good) from B+ (Good) and their Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “bbb+” from “bbb-.” The outlook on these Credit Ratings is “stable.” Dhiren Jhaveri, Chairman of Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company (GILICO), said, “We are pleased with the upgrade of
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Categories: Guaranty Income, Industry News, and Linked Benefit/Hybrids.

Introducing a NEW Inflation Option for SecureCare!

Giving your clients more choices for their LTC protection, Securian now offers four inflation options: 3% simple, 3% compound, 5% simple and 5% compound interest.1 See how SecureCare stacks up in compound inflation scenarios. > View Competitive Flyer   Please note: The eApp will be updated to reflect this option on November 8th. Until this time, if the 3% Compound Interest Inflation Protection Agreement is selected, please notate that in the comment field.   1 – If the Long-Term Care Inflation Protection Agreement is elected at time of policy application, clients must take the maximum monthly long-term care benefit payment
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

“Popularity of hybrid long-term care policies grows with longer-pay options”

“Popularity of hybrid long-term care policies grows with longer-pay options,” by Margarida Correia, Financial Planning “Until recently, individuals would typically plunk down $100,000 or $200,000 to purchase a hybrid life insurance policy that provided long-term care benefits. With the rollout of smaller policies payable over 10 years, more people are now able to access the coverage, according to Steckler.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): Seems to be a trend. Popularity of hybrid long-term care policies grows with longer-pay options #goldencareagent #hybrid #longtermcare
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Long-Term Care.

September: Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is life insurance awareness month September is life insurance awareness month and a great reason to educate current and potential clients about the importance of life insurance. Check out our new LIAM page with our life insurance needs analysis calculator to help your clients determine how much coverage they need to adequately protect their families. Learn More >   Check out Securian’s Facebook page for LIAM updates in September!   Learn More >   2017 Life Happens spokesperson Danica Patrick is this year’s LIAM spokesperson. Learn more about her story and why she is encouraging everyone to get financially fit with
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Minnesota Life.

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.