Holiday Office Hours – Thanksgiving 2017

  Dear Valued Producer, It is at this time of the year that we pause to count our blessings. We are deeply thankful for the freedom of this great country in which we live, our opportunities for success, and the relationship we have with our producers. In appreciation of our hard-working staff, we are closing our Pennsylvania and Maryland offices on the following days:     • Thanksgiving Day, November 23     • Friday, November 24 Our warmest wishes to you and your family. Happy Thanksgiving … Your Friends at United Security Assurance         #goldencareagent #usa #unitedsecurity #thanksgiving
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USA: Long-Term Care Awareness Month

By: Matt Sussman, CLTC Senior Director of Business Development November has been declared Long Term Care Awareness month by the U.S. Congress. As an individual who can make a difference in how a family prepares for a long term care event, this month should be professionally meaningful to you. It should also give you additional reasons to bring up the topic of long term care planning. According to the International Journal of Epidemiology; from 2000 to 2050, the senior population is projected to grow by 135 percent; therefore the potential prospects are certainly available. People aged 85 and over are
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News from United Security Assurance: Updated Website!

Our website has a new look! Same web address … new design. Thank you for your patience during our remodeling process. We hope you’ll like the improvements we’ve made to our website, www.usaofpa.com. Our newly designed site incorporates a more intuitive structure for a cleaner, simpler layout allowing you to quickly locate information with fewer clicks. Registered agents can: Download tha latest version of our quoting software View, download, or print product material Sign-up for lead program Access e-Apps and other relevant information To gain access to our product materials and quoting software, licensed USA agents will need to register
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United Security: E-Apps Released in Additional States

Great news! We have released our e-apps in additional states. The e-apps are offered only with our LifeStyle Solutions and LifeStyle Solutions Select insurance plans and are now available in the following states: Arizona Colorado Georgia Illinois Indiana Louisiana Oklahoma Pennsylvania Texas Stay tuned, as we continue to roll-out our e-apps in more states soon. Questions? Please contact United Security’s Marketing Team at 800-872-3044.   #goldencareagent #unitedsecurity >   Related: United Security Assurance: New Electronic Applications
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United Security Licensing Procedural Change

United Security Assurance has changed their internal procedures for agents who have terminated their current heirarchical relationship and wish to get licensed directly with us.1 Here’s how the change could affect you: If you have not submitted any new business for a period of 6 months or more, you are no longer required to submit a release letter and can be reappointed under a new heirarchy If you have produced new business during the past 6 months, then you are required to submit a release letter If you have any questions, please feel free to contact United Security’s Marketing Department
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Important Notice to Illinois Policyholders and Producers

Policy Cancellation Deadline and Claim Filing Deadline If you have been affected by the recent floods in Illinois, United Security Assurance Company of Pennsylvania will extend any cancellation deadline or claim filing deadline in order to allow you sufficient time to recover from the effects. If you need a premium invoice or duplicate policy, please call United Security at 800-872-3044. We have been asked to advise you of the availability of the Illinois Department of Insurance for filing a complaint regarding any disaster-related dispute or issue. Consumers may call the Department’s toll-free complaint hotline at 866-445-5364, or file a complaint
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United Security Assurance: New Electronic Applications

Exciting news! With our new e-Applications, we have developed yet another way to make it easier for you to submit new business. The e-apps are currently available only with our Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Texas LifeStyle Solutions/Select insurance plans. Here’s what you can look forward to: No paper applications required An end to misplaced forms Web-based application you can access from anywhere, 24/7 E-signature capability Quick, seamless submission to our Home Office Stay tuned! We plan to introduce e-Apps in additional states soon. We also created a training demo and video to help you become familiar with the functionality of the
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Happy July Fourth

CELEBRATE Our Country’s Birthday ★   ★    ★ There are several more days until July 4th. It’s a perfect time to paint the day red, white and blue. We hope you choose to celebrate the day with good friends and family — eating barbecue, enjoying fireworks, and more importantly, honoring our great country. In observance of the day, our Pennsylvania and Maryland offices will be closed on the following dates: Monday, July 3, 2017 Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Our best wishes for a safe and happy Independence Day!   #goldencareagent #usa #unitedsecurity
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GoldenCare Special Presentation!

Join Us For A Special Presentation On The LifeStyle Solutions (LSS) & LifeStyle Solutions Select (LSS-Select), two innovative long-term care insurance plans through United Security Assurance. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:00 PM  to  3:00 PM Central Time Click Here To Register 4 Underwriting Classes, better issue rates Issue Ages up to 85 years old Unisex Premium Rates An Impaired Risk plan for those with challenging health conditions (i.e. MS, Parkinson’s Disease, or Diabetes with use of up to 75 units of insulin per day A built-in Wellness Service Program, designed in collaboration with John Hopkins Geriatrics, can be utilized prior
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Options for Paying LTC Costs

There’s a real good chance that, at some point in their lifetime, an individual will need long-term care services costing them as much as $8,000 per month. How could you help prepare your clients for this anticipated expense? In his recent Kiplinger  article entitled, “Don’t Let Long-Term Care Costs Devastate Your Retirement“, Jared E. Elson, an investment adviser, provides various options you might consider when helping your clients tackle this pricey problem. Don’t Let Long-Term Care Costs Devastate Your Retirement Article and information brought to us by United Security Assurance.   #goldencareagent #unitedsecurity #longtermcare
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