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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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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Ethisphere names Thrivent as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 12th consecutive year

Ethisphere names Thrivent as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 12th consecutive year Recognition honors companies demonstrating business integrity through best-in-class ethics, compliance, and governance practices March 13, 2023 MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services organization, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Thrivent has been recognized for 12 consecutive years and is one of only seven honorees in the financial services industry on the list. In 2023, 135 honorees were recognized spanning
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4 ways advisors can help clients with an extended care strategy

Steve Sperka is Vice President of Solutions Design and Implementation at Thrivent. Steve is featured in the latest from Life & Health Advisor. In this piece he shares results from a recent Thrivent consumer survey and discusses: It All Starts with Proactive Conversations Understand Clients Unique Preferences Extended Care Planning Should Be A Family Discussion A New Foundation For Long Term Financial Wellbeing Read article   Thrivent is a 2023 Diamond Sponsor of the ILTCI Conference Join Thrivent at the ILTCI Conference, March 12-15 in Denver. Thrivent is once again a Diamond Sponsor of the Conference. You can also find
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Share the tax advantages of long-term care insurance

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 2023 amounts Many clients are not aware that LTC benefits are paid 100% tax-free, but some or all of the premiums might
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New: Extended Care Conversation Guide

In the first part of the year, we are focusing on resources and tools to help advisors have proactive conversations about extended care planning. Today, we debut our new Extended Care Conversation Guide, filled with talking points and leading questions designed to engage your clients. Watch for additional resources in the coming weeks. New: Extended Care Conversation Guide This 7 page conversation guide was developed to facilitate better extended care discussions. It is meant to be used to learn a prospect or client’s perspective on long-term care. As with many conversations about aging, long-term care can be a sensitive topic.
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Thrivent will be closed Monday, January 16

Thrivent will be closed Monday, January 16 Thrivent will be closed Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our office will be closed Monday for the holiday. We will re-eopn at 8:30 AM Central on Tuesday, January 17.   #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Thrivent End of Year LTCi Deadlines & Holiday Hours

End of year LTCi Deadlines 2022 Commission Date: Dec 14 All outstanding delivery requirements and premium must be received at Thrivent & posted to the policy by this date to be paid commissions in 2022. 2022 Production Date: Dec 28 All outstanding delivery requirements and premium must be received at Thrivent & posted to the policy by this date for business to be counted towards 2022 production.   Holiday Schedule Thrivent is closed on: 12/26 1/2/2023 LTCG is closed on: 12/26 1/2/2023     #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Customize benefit and premiums to meet future goals

In addition to offering more traditional compounding inflation options of 1, 2, 3 or 5% Compound (Annual Increase Benefits), Thrivent’s traditional LTCi solution also offers a unique buy-up option that allows your client to be in control of their budget and their benefit growth. The Flexible Increase Benefit rider Increases the maximum monthly benefit, available benefit and ancillary benefits on the contract anniversary by 5% compounded annually, without evidence of insurability. This rider may be partnership-qualified, dependent on age, in 20+ states (as long as someone meets partnership buy-up requirements – See grid below for details) Learn more: Thrivent FIB
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Thrivent End of Year LTCi Deadlines & Holiday Hours

End of year LTCi Deadlines 2022 Commission Date: Dec 14 All outstanding delivery requirements and premium must be received at Thrivent & posted to the policy by this date to be paid commissions in 2022. 2022 Production Date: Dec 28 All outstanding delivery requirements and premium must be received at Thrivent & posted to the policy by this date for business to be counted towards 2022 production.   Thrivent Holiday Hours Thrivent is closed on: 11/24 12/26 1/2/2023 LTCG Holiday Hours LTCG is closed on: 11/24 and 11/25 12/26 1/2/2023     #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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