Kemper Reports Strong Second Quarter 2019 Operating Results

8/5/2019 CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) reported net income of $122.1 million, or $1.84 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2019, compared to $37.6 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2018. In the second quarter of 2019, net income included a $20.1 million after-tax gain, or $0.30 per diluted share, attributable to the change in fair value of equity and convertible securities. As adjusted for the acquisition of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (“as adjusted”)1, net income was $126.3 million, or $1.90 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2019, compared
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Categories: Industry News, Kemper, and Short-Term Care.

Everything GTL Right at Your Fingertips

The redesigned GTLink is the new central hub to access everything you need! Check Out the New GTLink   • Download/Order Forms • Watch Agent Training Videos • View Your Mailbox • View Recent Business • Access Consumer Marketing • View Your Commissions   How to Access the New GTLink: Log in to GTL’s Agent Portal or the e-App on your mobile device Tap the new GTLink button on the home screen Don’t have the GTL e-App? Download it now for your Apple or Android device!   Everything GTL Right at Your Fingertips   #goldencareagent #gtl
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

AM Best Upgrades GTL’s Financial Strength Rating to A-

  We are extremely excited to announce that AM Best has upgraded GTL’s Financial Strength Rating to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) by AM Best! GTL’s Long Term Issuer Credit Rating was also upgraded to “a-“. In today’s press release, AM Best noted that the upgrade reflects GTL’s strong balance sheet strength as well as our strong operating performance. It also stated that “The ratings upgrade for GTL reflects favorable long-term trend of operating results attributed to its hospital indemnity product, Medicare Supplement and its short-term care premium growth.” View the Full Press Release   From all of us at
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

Explain Short-Term Home Health Care in Under 4 Minutes!

Count on GTL to provide the tools you need to sell Short-Term Home Health Care Insurance!   WATCH VIDEO VIEW INFOGRAPHIC     •  $150, $300 or $450 maximum daily benefit options! •  Great cross-selling opportunity and complements our other great products! •  Available on paper, portal and the GTL e-App! •  Prescription benefit year maximum of $300 or $600! •  $40, $80 or $120 per-day Home Health Care Aide benefits! •  Policyholder Access to Ask Mayo Clinic online symptom assessment tool!   Explain Short-Term Home Health Care in Under 4 Minutes!   #goldencareagent #gtl
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Short-Term Care.

One-stop shop for your Med Supp clients!

GTL’s Medicare Supplement Insurance Extremely competitive rates Household discount 3-4 day underwriting time Over 50 years in the market + Looking for cutting-edge cancer coverage? Precision CareTM Cancer Insurance Lump sum coverage up to $75,000 Access to and payment for TGen’s revolutionary genomic sequencing and consultations And more! Wouldn’t your clients rather recover at home? Short-Term Home Health Care Insurance $150, $300 or $450 max daily benefit Prescription Benefit of $300 or $600 $40, $80 or $120 per-day Home Health Care Aide Benefit And more!   GTL’s products help to make the perfect package of protection for your clients! ORDER
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Categories: Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

GTL Launches Offline Quoting Windows 10 App!

The power of GTL’s mobile e-App is now available on your Windows 10 PC! Click here for a walkthrough on how to download   Not sure if you have the Windows 10 operating system (OS) on your PC? Click here to find out. Important Things to Know No Microsoft account needed to download the e-App. After logging in once while connected to the internet, you can re-log in and quote offline without having to be connected to the internet for up to 90 days. You can download quotes to your desktop to print off or email to your clients. When
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

GTL Launches Overhauled GTLink with Supply Ordering!

The redesigned GTLink is the new central hub to access everything you need! Check Out the New GTLink   • Download/Order Forms • Watch Agent Training Videos • View Your Mailbox • View Recent Business • Access Consumer Marketing • View Your Commissions   How to Access the New GTLink: Log in to GTL’s Agent Portal or the e-App on your mobile device Tap the new GTLink button on the home screen (If you have an Apple device, tap the blue GTLink button) Don’t have the GTL e-App? Download it now for your Apple or Android device!   GTL Launches
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

GTL Short-Term Home Health Care Application Update (IL & OK)

To:                       ALL ILLINOIS & OKLAHOMA GENERAL AGENTS From:                Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company (GTL) Date:                 2/27/2019 Subject:           SHORT-TERM HOME HEALTH CARE APPLICATIONS REMINDER: We have revised your states Short-Term Home Health Care application, to include questions for the Critical Accident Rider. This change is effective immediately. The Agent and E-Application platforms have also been updated. You can access the new Short-Term Home Health Care applications online through GTLink, from our website (www.gtlic.com) by selecting Agents and then GTL Agent Login, under your own name/password. Once logged in, select GTLink (PDF Forms). If you have any questions,
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Short-Term Care.

News from United Security Assurance

President’s Message At about this time last year I wrote: “We know how important our [AM Best] rating is to you and your clients and we are doing everything we can to gain back the security of being rated.” Well, it took a great deal of effort from our entire senior management team, but last June we were successful in having our rating reinstated with an improved (“stable”) outlook. We continue to work to improve our rating but the key to that seems to be increasing sales, so this is somewhat of a chicken and egg situation. (We need to
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, Short-Term Care, and United Security.

GTL’s e-App is Your Own Digital Assistant!

Are you using the GTL e-App? Make this the year to take advantage of easy quoting and electronic business submission! The e-App will be your own digital assistant to help you sell GTL’s industry-leading products! DOWNLOAD FORAPPLE DEVICES  DOWNLOAD FORANDROID DEVICES   Unsure how to download, register or log in? The GTL e-App and Agent Portal now have an “Agent Help” button on the login screen. By clicking on the button you will have access to step-by-step videos that address the most common questions agents have regarding the e-App. Always have the most up-to-date version of the GTL e-App by
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Categories: Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.