WinFlex Desktop Discontinuation – NEW INFORMATION

We previously communicated that WinFlex Desktop would no longer be available beginning January 1, 2021. We are updating our IUL software in November due to the upcoming participation rate and cap rate changes, therefore, we are moving the WinFlex Desktop discontinuation date for our Income Advantage IUL, Life Protection Advantage IUL and IUL Express products up to November 1, 2020. Beginning November 1, you MUST use WinFlex Web to illustrate our IUL products. The remainder of our life and health products will remain available on WinFlex Web through the end of the year. If you are still using the Desktop
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

WinFlex Tip: Navigating an IUL Illustration Using the New Illustration Contents Menu

Have you spent time looking at the new IUL illustrations that were introduced in July? There were many new features, including a complete redesign to improve the look, updates to the language to make it more client-friendly, a Your Policy Highlights section that gives clients a quick overview of the key benefits, and new table layouts to make the ledgers easier to read. One enhancement that you may not have noticed is the new Table of Contents. While a Table of Contents may not seem like a ‘wow’ feature, it can definitely help you quickly navigate to where you need
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

A Case Study: 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).

Improvements to Our Accelerated Underwriting Program

Since we introduced our Accelerated Underwriting program, we have continued to review the program and make enhancements. We are pleased to announce that we are improving our Accelerated Underwriting Program once again. Effectively immediately, we are: Increasing the Accelerated Underwriting maximum issue age from age 55 to age 60 Making the $2 million maximum that was announced in April a permanent increase Our Accelerated Underwriting program is available for Term Life Answers, Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL. The process is easy. Simply submit a Speed eTicket (drop ticket), ExamOne contacts the client, and we take care of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

It’s Clear How Our IULs Are Renewing

At United of Omaha, we have a goal to be as transparent and as fair as possible in our IUL renewal rate setting process. We do this by not only providing you with our historical indexed interest crediting rates, but also with our renewal participation rates and caps. You will see there has been no difference in the participation rates and caps on our inforce policies and our new policies. Many carriers don’t publish their renewal rates. Oftentimes, it’s because they don’t want you to see when they have lowered their participation rates and caps on existing business, while continuing
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Just the Hits

If you are looking for a quick intro to the IUL Express or GUL Express e-App you can find all the most important information in our Quick Hits training video. Below are the chapters – or hits – you will find in the video: Plan Information – IULE Easy Solve IULE Without Easy Solve Solution Premium Summary – IULE Premium Summary – GULE Attachments – IULE Attachments – GULE Disability Riders Final Decision – IULE Final Decision – GULE For more product information and training, check out MutualOfOmaha.com/Simple.   Just the Hits   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New pricing for SecureCare available in illustration software

SecureCare’s new pricing available on illustration software In response to the historically low interest rate environment, Securian Financial is implementing a pricing update to SecureCare Universal Life and increasing its maximum payment age from age 75 to age 80 in all Compact1 states and South Dakota on July 18, 2020. These product updates are now available to illustrate in these states. Please note: these changes impact new business submitted after July 17, 2020 at 3 p.m. CT only, there are no changes to in-force policies. To run an illustration with the new changes, a Compact1 state or South Dakota must
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Speed up Your Fully-Underwritten IUL Sales

Over the past few months, we’ve introduced two enhancements on Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL that will help speed up your IUL sales: IUL on Speed eTicket and improved IUL illustrations. IUL on Speed eTicket and using Accelerated Underwriting: Speed eTicket Parameters: Face Amounts up to $5 million; Ages 18+ See the Speed eTicket flyer for additional parameters Please note: Lab requirements will be needed for cases outside Accelerated Underwriting parameters Accelerated Underwriting Parameters: Face amounts up to $1 million; ages 18-55; standard, standard plus, preferred and preferred plus classes See the Accelerated Underwriting flyer for additional
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Learn the In’s and Out’s of Our e-App

Submitting your application online streamlines the application process, so your clients get coverage faster and you get paid sooner. We now offer all the products below on iPipeline e-Application. Products Available on Full e-App IUL Express GUL Express Living Promise Whole Life (Final Expense) Term Life Express Children’s Whole Life Guaranteed ADvantage (Accidental Death) In addition, on IUL Express, GUL Express, Living Promise and Term Life Express we process the application information in real time and provide an instant underwriting decision. Watch the complete training videos below to get full training, or skip to the specific section you need. IUL
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).