Satisfy the Need for Accumulation and Protection

Income Advantage IUL can provide your clients with valuable life insurance protection while also offering the opportunity to accumulate cash value for future needs, such as supplementing the client’s retirement income. Then by teaming an Income Advantage policy up with a Term Life Answers policy, you could create a possible ideal solution for clients who want to plan ahead for retirement, but also have a larger temporary life insurance need. Take a look at this flyer to view the case study of how this solution may work for your clients.   For more information on our products or for help
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important State of Washington Long-Term Care Rider Announcement

From the Desk of Tess Grace & Marty Johnson We have been closely monitoring the sales volumes and regulatory environment with the Washington Cares Fund. Earlier this month, we announced the preferred deadline to submit applications with the Long-Term Care Rider for our Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies in the state of Washington. After further review, we have made the decision to suspend sales of the Long-Term Care Rider effective immediately in the state of Washington. We will continue to accept applications for the Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies that do not include the
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important update regarding IUL policies with the Long-Term Care rider in the state of Washington

On July 21st, 2021, we announced an increase to the minimum face amount on all Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies with the LTC Rider to $250,000 in the state of Washington. Your business is important to us and we will make every effort possible to issue policies as soon as possible. However, we cannot guarantee policies will be issued by the Washington deadline. To give your applications the best opportunity of being processed before Washington’s November 1st, 2021 deadline, all applications should be received in the home office no later than Friday, August 6th, 2021. Thank you
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Rider Minimum Face Amount Increase in the State of WA

Effective Thursday, July 22, 2021, for the State of Washington ONLY, Mutual of Omaha is increasing the minimum face amount required on all IUL insurance policy applications that include the long-term care rider to $250,000. This action is being taken to prevent individuals from applying for a life insurance policy with LTC to avoid the Washington State’s Long-Term Care Trust Act payroll tax deduction with no intention of keeping the policy in force. Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our product offerings are used as designed, offering lasting life insurance and LTC
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Exciting News Regarding Income Advantage IUL – 7702 & GRO Rider

Have you heard the news? Mutual of Omaha’s Income Advantage IUL product is now compliant with section 7702 as of July 8, 2021. This change has dramatically increased our competitive position in the “Cash Accumulation/Income” IUL marketplace. In addition, to our competitive position, the Income Advantage has some of the lowest internal costs in the industry. When you combine the GRO rider, low cost structure, competitive income values and our no cost Chronic/Terminal Illness or available LTC rider, the Income Advantage IUL should be considered one of your top “go to” IUL products. This change comes as a result of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Iowa Insurance Department Product Training Requirements

All insurance producers selling Annuities, Long-Term Care or Indexed products in the state of Iowa are required to complete an online continuing education course prior to solicitation of the following products: Product Line Course Requirement Indexed UL One time — 4-hour CE course Annuity One time — 4-hour CE course Long-Term Care One time — 8-hour CE course and thereafter, satisfying the states annual requirements   Approved training courses to fulfill these requirements can be found on www.sircon.com. Click on the link “Lookup Education Courses or Transcript” Select Approved Courses Then, select Iowa and click Submit After, you can select
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Life Underwriting Update

From the Desk of Marty Johnson Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been continuously evaluating our underwriting and new business practices to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. I am happy to announce we will be adjusting our temporary guideline changes effective May 24, 2021. These guidelines apply to all fully underwritten life insurance cases and includes all newly submitted and pending in-house cases, whether formal or informal. Acceptance Guidelines Based on Insured’s Issue Age: If the client is age 0-59: The client is eligible for our best risk class Underwriting
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Are Your Clients Looking for Accumulation, Protection or Both?

Income Advantage IUL can provide your clients with valuable life insurance protection. It also offers the opportunity to accumulate cash value* for future needs, such as supplementing the client’s retirement income. Teaming an Income Advantage policy up with a term life insurance policy may be an ideal solution for clients who want to plan ahead for retirement, but also have a larger temporary life insurance need. Learn more about how this works by looking at our Satisfy the Need for Accumulation and Protection flyer. It includes: A case study showing how this concept works A comparison of taking income immediately
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

The Hidden Costs of Waiting

We all know there are risks that come with waiting to purchase a life insurance policy: What happens if the client unexpectedly dies and doesn’t have the death benefit? What if the client is diagnosed with an illness that no longer allows him to be insurable? But with an accumulation-focused life insurance policy, there’s an additional consequence your clients may not be aware of. Waiting can also impact the amount of income your client can take from his or her policy down the road. Even waiting just a few years could change the income potential by thousands of dollars a
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

United of Omaha Products are Now Available on InsMark

United of Omaha’s Indexed Universal Life products are now available to bridge into the InsMark Illustration Software. InsMark is a third-party software designed to help create sales concepts that show the long-term benefits of purchasing permanent life insurance. If you are a current InsMark subscriber, you will see the InsMark bridge icon (shown at the right) when you run our indexed universal life insurance products in WinFlex Web. This bridge will take the data from our IUL illustrations and use it within the InsMark sales concept reports. Some examples of the available reports include: Permanent Insurance vs. Term Insurance Other
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).