GoldenCare Newsletter January 4, 2016

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition: Compliance – Telephone Solicitation Ban dates,.  Notices from GTL, MedAmerica, LifeSecure and more.   A.M. Best affirmed Mutual of Omaha’s A+ (Superior) rating.   New! We’ve brought back our popular Long-Term Care Insurance “Consumer Presentation” webinar.  This is the presentation that has sold millions in LTCi.  Read our featured Guest Article by Honey Leveen.   “The “Queen of Long-Term Care” takes John Wasik to task for damning LTC insurance with faint praise in “Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Costly but Effective,” New Year Times, December 25, 2015″ says Steven A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care. Full GoldenCare
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Good News!

Good News! Mutual of Omaha has introduced a new mobile app that features quoting capabilities for all of their products, including Medicare Supplement. Agents will experience the same great features as their current Medicare Supplement quoting app – but with improved support, laying the foundation to meet agent needs over the long run. As a reminder, as of December 31, 2015, the old Med Supp Quote app will no longer be supported. It is important to download the new app, if you haven’t already, to avoid any disruption in service and continue enjoying quotes on the go. Read Full Article
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GoldenCare Good News!

Good News! GoldenCare USA is providing agents with an excellent way to kick off the New Year!   All agents who attend any of our three “Industry Updates – 2015 Year End Grand Finale” webinar presentations next week will be given 6 complimentary LTC infographics! Designed to elicit a response from consumers, these 6 infographics can be used in email signatures, on social media, or on agent websites. Read Full Good News Infographic Article
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

GoldenCare 2015 Industry Updates: Year-End Grand Finale

Ring in 2016 with our End of Year Grand Finale! Join Mark Randall as he explains the state of the Long-Term Care industry. Mark will bring you up to speed on carriers, political issues, legal issues, underwriting changes, alternative products and more. Always a popular webinar to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the industry. Pre-Register Now! Read More
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter, December 21, 2015

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition: This issue is packed with Carrier and compliance updates from Mutual of Omaha, GTL, MedAmerica and more.  Be sure check for updates that may apply to you.  *Reminder – our current promotions include $100 Cash Bonus for GTL Critical Cash and $50 Cash Bonus for Omaha Med Supp sales, see inside for details and get your apps in for CA$H!  Also, if you haven’t preregistered for our End of Year Industry Update, click here to register, this is a not-to-be-missed live event. Warm Holiday Wishes to You & Your Family! Full GoldenCare Newsletter, December 21, 2015
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

GoldenCare Newsletter, December 7, 2015

In this Edition:  Invitation to our Year End Industry Grand Finale!  Please take a few minutes during your busy holiday schedule to join us for the most up-to-date 2015 Long-Term Care industry news.  Get all the information on changes and moves in the industry and a look into what’s to come.   Also in this Edition: Get your Updated Tax Guide with 2016 Premium Deductibility Limits.  Don’t miss our Guest Article: “Women will face especially high long-term care risks as they age” and announcements from our top carriers. Enjoy! Full GoldenCare Newsletter, December 7, 2015 Edition #goldencareagent #medicare
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Top-Rated Caregiving Apps To Consider Using,” by Jackie Oberst, Provider

“Two-fifths of U.S. adults care for a sick or elderly family member, according to a 2012 Pew Research Center study. The same study also found that family caregivers are more technologically savvy than the general population: Ninety percent of family caregivers have a cell phone, compared with 82 percent of non-caregivers. These early adopters are using the Internet to assist with their responsibilities, connect with other caregivers, research health information, and look up information about long term care options. “To stay on top of everything, many caregivers—personal and professional—are turning to apps on their smartphones. Below is a sampling of
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

Updated Tax Guide With 2016 LTCi Premium Deductibility Limits

With the IRS recently having announced the 2016 LTCi Premium Deductibility Limits, we’ve updated our GoldenCare 2016 Individual Tax Guide. The benefits of purchasing long-term care insurance are far-reaching, more so than most people think. In addition to safeguarding retirement funds and a nest-egg from the potential impact of needing LTC services, premiums paid may also provide clients with a tax deduction each year! Even with LTC Awareness Month coming to end, we invite agents to use our Tax Guide to continue the LTCi conversation with clients. Click Here To View/Print This Updated Guide #goldencareagent
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter, November 23, 2015

In this Edition: Don’t miss the 2016 Medicare Parts A&B Premiums and Deductibles compliance update.  New state product approvals from Guarantee Trust Life and John Hancock.   Also, this edition contains updates from MedAmerica, Genworth and more!  Plus enjoy a fabulous Guest tip on how to put your smartphone to use this Thanksgiving from Stephen Moses. Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 23, 2015 Edition #goldencareagent #medicare
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

GoldenCare Newsletter, November 9, 2015

 In this Edition: Along with important Carrier updates, we have gathered several tips and tools, articles and fliers to help you start the conversation with your clients during November’s Long-Term Care Awareness Month. We have a special Guest Article from ElderLawAnswers on IRS premium deductibility limits for 2016 and much more! With the holidays approaching, don’t forget to check the included holiday telephone solicitation bans for your area. Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 9, 2015 Edition #goldencareagent
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.