GoldenCare Newsletter | February 19, 2024

  Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter,  February 19, 2024 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition Take Advantage Of Our “Bring In An Expert” Service Thurs, Feb 22, 2024 11:00 AM  to  11:30 AM CST Guest Article: “CareScout, a Genworth Company, Aims to Redefine Quality and Build Trust in Long-Term Care,” BusinessWire   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. We’re making it easier than ever to get a hold of us and have your favorite tools available at your fingertips! Click here to
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Manhattan Life, Medicare Supp./Adv., Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), OmniFlex, Short-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Extended Care By The Numbers

It’s not just the risks – it’s the consequences. People insure against risks from natural disasters, home fires and car accidents. Yet they often overlook a large risk that can impact families financially, physically and emotionally—long-term care. This new consumer-approved piece showcases the important numbers—the physical, emotional and financial impact on caregivers, and the reasons why someone should plan today (rising care costs, expected caregiver shortages and data on how age impacts someone’s insurability). ICC23 31425 is approved for use in AK, AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC,
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Thrivent offices and call centers closed for Presidents Day on 2/19

Thrivent offices and call centers closed for Presidents Day on 2/19 On Monday, Thrivent will observe Presidents Day — all corporate offices and call centers will be closed.   New mailing address as of 2/16/24 Newman Long Term Care 600 Portland Ave. S. Suite 100 Minneapolis, MN 55415-4402   Note: This address should only be used for mailings that are not time-sensitive. This is a mail-stop only. Mailed items may experience a delay as they are relayed to our remote teams. We encourage you to contact us before mailing anything. Applications or other time-sensitive items should be sent electronically by
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

GoldenCare Newsletter | February 5, 2024

  Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter,  February 5, 2024 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition GoldenCare’s Short-Term Care Agent Playbook GoldenCare’s Decline Placement Program OmniFlex STC vs Traditional LTCi & Hybrid Plans Wed, Feb 14, 2024 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM EST Guest Article: “Spending in home care outpaces other healthcare sectors,” by Kathleen Steele Gaivin, McKnights Senior Living   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. We’re making it easier than ever to get a hold of us and have your favorite
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Manhattan Life, Medicare Supp./Adv., Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), OmniFlex, Short-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Thrivent LTC now offers lifetime renewals

Effective 1/1/24, lifetime renewals on new business In recognition of our strong results in independent distribution, and our desire to grow this business, Thrivent has enhanced our competitive compensation for you as of January 1, 2024. Going forward, Thrivent has moved from a 10-year renewal cap to lifetime renewals on life-pay policies. This is yet another reason for making Thrivent a regular part of your LTCi offerings. In addition to this competitive compensation, Thrivent offers: Multiple Solutions with our traditional LTCi and linked-benefit solution (CareForward™) A benefit-rich traditional LTCi solution offering competitive features and pricing More ages to insure (18-79
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Updated LTCi Consumer Tax Guide

Tax tools to enable more proactive extended care conversations There are many reasons why clients should create a long-term care strategy. One message that has resonated well with consumers, is on the tax advantages of planning with long-term care insurance. Premiums might be deductible, claims are paid tax-free and some states offer tax incentives for LTCi policyholders. These tools are designed to help you share news on these tax advantages with your clients. LTCi Tax Deductibility Guide Updated with 2024 amounts Many clients are not aware that LTC benefits are paid 100% tax-free, but some or all of the premiums
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

GoldenCare Newsletter | January 8, 2024

  Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter,  January 8, 2023 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition Introducing GoldenCare’s Decline Placement Program! We said we were bringing it in 2024 and here we go! To kick it off, we’re introducing our brand-new sales-saving service! Let’s flip those declines, get your clients coverage, and put more money in your pocket! Join us Thursday morning to learn just how easy it is to save more sales! Thurs, Jan 11, 2024 10:00 a.m. Central Time Guest Article: “Fines suspended for nursing homes that violate minimum staffing law,” byJosh Henreckson, McKnight’s LTC News   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Manhattan Life, Medicare Supp./Adv., Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), OmniFlex, Short-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Annual Advertising Compliance Reminder

State advertising regulations require Thrivent to remind you each year about our advertising requirements. Regulatory bodies such as the State Insurance Departments, FINRA and SEC require that Thrivent maintain a system of control over the content, form and method of dissemination of advertisements. Thrivent’s policy, which is based on these regulatory requirements and enhanced to ensure brand and messaging alignment, is that all materials used to advertise Thrivent, its products or services, or created with the intent to sell Thrivent’s products must be approved and a compliance number issued by the corporate compliance area before use. Learn More   #goldencareagent
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Thrivent and LTCG/illumifin Upcoming 2023 Holiday Closures

Important Dates Dec 25 — Christmas Day Thrivent and illumifin are closed Dec 27 — Year-End Cutoff to receive premium or to receive outstanding requirements for Thrivent LTC Jan 1 — New Year’s Day Thrivent and illumifin are closed   #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

GoldenCare Newsletter | December 4, 2024

  Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter,  December 4, 2023 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition GoldenCare Rewards Relaunch Event Thurs, Dec 14, 2023 2:00 PM  to  2:30 PM CST • “Got Groups?,” Tues, Dec 12, 2023 3:00 p.m. CST • “Wellabe Product,” Wed, Dec 13, 2023 10:00 a.m. CST • “Plan Choices & Design,” Wed, Dec 13, 2023 2:00 p.m. CST • “True Freedom Product,” Thurs, Dec 14, 2023 3:00 p.m. CST • “Start the Conversation,” Fri, Dec 15, 2023 9:00 a.m. CST • “Super Sticky Solutions!,” Mon, Dec 18, 2023 11:00 a.m. CST Guest Article: “Americans are tapping retirement nest
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Manhattan Life, Medicare Supp./Adv., Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), OmniFlex, Short-Term Care, and Thrivent.