Ensure a successful year-end: Review key dates and holiday hours

Ensure a successful year-end: Review key dates and holiday hours We are dedicated to helping you have a smooth and successful year end. Please review our holiday hours, new business processing guidelines for 2019 production, product transition dates and required minimum distribution deadlines below to ensure you’re prepared.   OneAmerica® holiday hours Find details on when the home office will be closed during the holiday season. We’ve also included hours for our Care Solutions interview vendor, LTCG, for your reference. Review our holiday hours.   New Business processing Our New Business processing year-end guidelines will help you get cases paid
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Care Solutions News from OneAmerica

Quick reads Have you heard? Asset Care® is now available in more states As of Sept. 23, our updated Asset Care® product is now available in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, New Jersey, North Dakota and South Dakota. We’ve also made changes in Montana, Washington D.C., and California. Read on for full details. Now available: Online scheduling for LTCG interviews Our Care Solutions interview vendor, LTCG, has launched a new scheduling function so clients can now easily schedule interviews online. Once the agent has contacted LTCG and ordered the interview, the client can go to https://scheduling.ltcg.com/OneAmerica to schedule their interview at
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Reminder! Product portfolio changes and 2017 CSO updates

2017 CSO Updates: Important dates and transition timelines Beginning January 1, 2020, any new life products issued must use the 2017 Commissioners Standard Ordinary (CSO) Table. In an effort to streamline our product offerings and launch new, innovative life insurance products, there will be some changes to our product lineup through the end of the year (2019). Below is a summary of current products and corresponding replacements and retirements. Products that are already 2017 CSO/PBR (Principal-Based Reserving) compliant are excluded from this list. Indexed Universal Life (IUL) Current product Replacement product (2017 CSO/PBR compliant) Orion IUL Eclipse Accumulator IUL (coming
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Securian.

Minor Rate Adjustments Effective November 1

MINOR RATE ADJUSTMENTS   The 4, 6 and 8-year Guaranty Series and Guaranty 4, 6, and 8 AnnuiCare® rates will will decrease by 10 basis points beginning November 1. The FlexPlus and AnnuiCare® 5, 7 and 10-year options will remain unchanged. AnnuiCare® Flex Plus 10 is our top-selling AnnuiCare® offering with the rate holding strong at 3.00%. November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month. Now is a great time to visit with your clients about the importance of LTC planning. And, incorporate AnnuiCare® into your clients’ financial plans, when it’s a good fit. VIEW OUR RATES HERE       #goldencareagent
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Categories: Guaranty Income, Industry News, and Linked Benefit/Hybrids.

Maximize your LTC prospecting in 4 weeks

What do you have that your competitors don’t? A lot of things. But especially this: a turn-key marketing plan with the tools you need to maximize your long-term care prospecting efforts in November — and beyond. The plan includes: Weekly guide to help you educate prospects about long-term care Marketing tools that make starting the conversation easy Consumer mailers to generate leads Get the plan   Contact Us Questions? Please call the SecureCare Sales Support Team at 1-888-900-1962.     #goldencareagent #minnesotalife #securian
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, Long-Term Care, and Securian.

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month Americans are living longer, and the odds of needing some form of Long-Term Care continues to rise. Many people are not incorporating LTC solutions into their financial plans. When those needs do occur, it’s typically too late to get traditional LTC coverage. Cary Carney, GILICO’s National Sales Director, has seen this first hand. “My mother and three siblings are unfortunate carriers of the debilitating disease CADASIL. We weren’t aware of this until several years ago when a few of them started experiencing related symptoms. Obtaining LTC coverage in their 40’s was not something any
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Categories: Guaranty Income, Industry News, and Linked Benefit/Hybrids.

New Commission Features Online

NOW AVAILABLE COMMISSION SORT & SEARCH OPTIONS Now, when logging in at my.gilico.com you can access our new sort and search options regarding your commissions. YOU CAN FILTER BY:  time period, transaction type and commission status. AFTER CHOOSING YOUR PREFERENCES, YOU CAN:  view a list, or click to view specific details by contract. Commission information can also be printed or exported to an Excel or PDF file. Click here for a brief overview of these new options.     #goldencareagent #gilico
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Categories: Guaranty Income, Industry News, and Linked Benefit/Hybrids.

Changes to life product portfolio: 2017 CSO updates

Important dates and transition timelines Beginning January 1, 2020, any new life products issued must use the 2017 Commissioners Standard Ordinary (CSO) Table. In an effort to streamline our product offerings and launch new, innovative life insurance products, there will be some changes to our product lineup through the end of the year (2019). Below is a summary of current products and corresponding replacements and retirements. Products that are already 2017 CSO/PBR (Principal-Based Reserving) compliant are excluded from this list. Indexed Universal Life (IUL) Current product Replacement product (2017 CSO/PBR compliant) Orion IUL Eclipse Accumulator IUL (coming December 14, 2019)*
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and Securian.

Asset Care® Update from OneAmerica

Bringing Value to More States We’re pleased to announce that our updated Asset Care® product will be available starting Sept. 23, in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, New Jersey, North Dakota and South Dakota as we continue to launch the product across the country. Review the full transition rules for newly launching states, noting these key dates: Paper applications for the current product and rates (premium expense charges) must be received in the Home Office by EOB Sept. 20, 2019. eApps must be locked and sent for signature by EOB Sept. 20, 2019 and must be received in the Home Office
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Asset Care Campaign: Meet Thorpe

Using Thorpe’s Story Since being appointed power of attorney for his ailing father, Thorpe has faced increasingly difficult decisions about how to best provide care. His dad wants to stay in a house that is no longer safe for him and needs more care than Thorpe is able to provide by himself. This experience has made Thorpe consider the situation he might find himself in one day. Thorpe’s story can help you connect with those living in retirement while also caring for an aging parent. Asset Care can help families be there for each other without the difficulties of becoming
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.