COVID-19 drives interest in life insurance

According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer Study from Life Happens and LIMRA, the Coronavirus pandemic has driven an increase in life insurance purchase intent, with 31% of consumers more likely to buy life insurance due to COVID-19. 1 The impact is even greater among distinct audiences, with the likelihood of buying increasing to 45% among millennials and 42% among respondents who have household incomes of $150K or more.1 This changing mindset seems to indicate that consumers are thinking of additional ways to protect themselves and their families and that life insurance has become more of a priority relative to other
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Gerber Life Agent Portal Updates Coming Soon

Agent Portal Updates Coming Soon   We are excited to announce some updates and changes taking place within the Gerber Life Agency Portal effective March 16, 2021! Our goal is to make your daily transactions with Gerber Life as simple as possible. With that focus we have improved several areas to make it easier for you to keep track of your applications and policies. Gerber Life will no longer offer applications in Puerto Rico. We have expanded our Case Status section to include the following updates: License and/or Appointment Review: Within the case status section on the Agent Portal, if
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Update to Gerber Life’s pre-assigned ID contracting process

Pre-Assigned ID Contract Processing Temporarily On-Hold   Thank you for your partnership with Gerber Life Insurance. Our goal has always been to provide you with the best service possible. To improve our appointment turnaround time, we are changing the focus on how we process contracts. We are temporarily stopping the option for Pre-Assigned ID’s and going back to Just-In-Time (JIT) processing. What does this mean for you and your Agents? Just-In-Time states: Your Agents first piece of business should be submitted via paper along with their contracting Call Center: Your Agents contracting should be submitted prior to submitting business Pre-Appointment
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