New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale

New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale Starting July 16, 2021, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) will be rolling out new email notifications to writing agents and their immediate upline whenever clients have a Final Expense policy in danger of lapsing. You’ll receive emails five days into the customer’s grace period and have an opportunity to remind them to renew their contract(s). Retaining customers benefits us all. If you have questions, please call GWIC Agent Care at 866-252-5594, option 2, or by emailing m1agentsupport@americanenterprise.com.   New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale     #goldencareagent #gwic
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Product changes clarification and past due policies reporting

Product changes clarification and new past due policy reporting Clarification: Updates to Final Expense portfolio On May 1, 2021, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) adjusted the Final Expense product portfolio. The only change that was made to the Guaranteed Assurance (Guaranteed Issue) product was the chargeback period on deaths is now 12 months. The Assurance Plus (First-day coverage) product’s changes are: The minimum age was changed from age 40 to age 50. The minimum face amount increased to $2,500. The chargeback period on deaths was changed to 12 months. View past due policies Previously named the Submitted and Pending Dashboard,
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Remember to enter effective dates in MyEnroller

Remember to enter effective dates in MyEnroller When you’re enrolling clients through Great Western Insurance Company’s (GWIC®) electronic application program, MyEnrollerSM, please remember to enter effective dates to make sure clients are not charged more than once in the first month. If an insured has requested a specified draft date, you have the ability in MyEnrollerSM to select a specific date — from the 1st through the 29th — to withdraw the premium every month. If a specified draft date is not selected, the default draft date will be the day of the effective date. Premiums are drafted in the
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GWIC Commission Schedule Reminder

Thank you for selling Great Western Insurance Company’s (GWIC®) Final Expense. Your continued support is appreciated. GWIC is committed to the Final Expense market and providing quality products to clients. After completing a thorough review of the Final Expense product, we have decided to change the commission chargeback rule in the event of death. If the death of the policyowner occurs within the first 12 months of the policy being issued, 100% of commissions will be charged back. In accordance with your Agent Agreement and Commissions Schedule, GWIC will apply the changes to the chargeback rule on May 1, 2021.
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GWIC updates Final Expense portfolio

GWIC updates Final Expense portfolio On May 1, 2021, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) will adjust the Final Expense product portfolio. What is changing The minimum age on the Assurance Plus product will change from age 40 to age 50. The minimum face amount will increase to $2,500 on the Assurance Plus product. The chargeback period on deaths will now be 12 months on both Assurance Plus and Guaranteed Assurance products. Updated Agent Field Guide Manual is now available The “Agent Field Manual: Final Expense Whole Life” has been updated to align with the new changes. Click here to view
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AM Best upgrades GWIC’s rating to A (Excellent)

AM Best upgrades GWIC’s rating to A (Excellent) AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) of American Enterprise Group’s six insurance company subsidiaries. These subsidiaries operate under the brands of American Republic®, Medico®, and Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®). With the upgrade, the outlook of these Credit Ratings has been revised to stable from positive. As an independent, non-government company, AM Best does not recommend products or services but does provide independent opinions of a company’s overall financial strength. For the latest ratings, access www.ambest.com. Read press release     #goldencareagent #gwic #greatwestern
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