System Maintenance This Weekend

Beginning this Saturday evening we will be completing required system maintenance to our servers. During the maintenance window Sales Professional Access and iPipeline e-Application will be inaccessible. The planned outage will last 7:00 p.m. (CST) Saturday, August 29, 2020 through 7:00 a.m. (CST) Sunday, August 30, 2020. For consideration of additional time zones, the outage window will be: Eastern – 8:00 p.m. Saturday through 8:00 a.m. Sunday Mountain – 6:00 p.m. Saturday through 6:00 a.m. Sunday West Coast – 5:00 p.m. Saturday through 5:00 a.m. Sunday After the brief outage you will be able to access Sales Professional Access and
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, 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).

System Maintenance This Weekend

Beginning this Saturday evening we will be completing required system maintenance to our servers. During the maintenance window Sales Professional Access and iPipeline e-Application will be inaccessible. The planned outage will last 7:00 p.m. (CST) Saturday, August 15, 2020 through 7:00 a.m. (CST) Sunday, August 16, 2020. For consideration of additional time zones, the outage window will be: Eastern – 8:00 p.m. Saturday through 8:00 a.m. Sunday Mountain – 6:00 p.m. Saturday through 6:00 a.m. Sunday West Coast – 5:00 p.m. Saturday through 5:00 a.m. Sunday After the brief outage you will be able to access Sales Professional Access and
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Help Clients Preserve Their Estate with the LTC Rider

Many people work a lifetime to accumulate assets to pave the way for a comfortable retirement and to leave an inheritance for their children. The last thing anyone wants is to see their hard-earned savings depleted to pay for long-term care services. Long-term care services, however, can quickly erode a client’s assets. The Help Preserve Your Client’s Estate sales idea discusses the need for long-term care services. It also includes a case study that examines the impact a life insurance policy with a long-term care rider can have on a client’s estate using two contrasting scenarios. For even more information
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, 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).

The Extras on Life Protection Advantage IUL

Life Protection Advantage IUL has competitive long-term no-lapse guarantee premiums. But that’s not all. The product also comes with value-added features that many competitors don’t offer. A Guaranteed Refund Option Rider Unlike many other IULs, qualifying Life Protection Advantage IUL policies come with a premium refund option when clients pay the ‘guarantee to 85’ premium level. With this feature, if your clients no longer need their life insurance coverage, they have seven 60-day windows in which they can surrender their policy and receive their premiums back. A Terminal and Chronic Illness Rider — at no additional cost Life Protection Advantage
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Help Your Clients Get Protection Through Life

When clients are looking for death benefit protection, they generally want a life insurance policy that can last for their lifetime. However, a fully-guaranteed UL policy (with a level premium and death benefit to age 100 or beyond) can be expensive. With Life Protection Advantage IUL, when the client pays the long-term no-lapse protection premium, they receive a meaningful guarantee period at a competitive price. Take a look at the Protection Through Life flyer to: Learn how the premium guarantees work See how the guarantees compare to life expectancy Review a case study of how the long-term no-lapse protection guarantee
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).