Product updates to SecureCare in AZ, CT, DE and ND

Product updates to SecureCare Universal Life Securian Financial is committed to building secure tomorrows by doing the right thing today. To deliver on this promise and in response to the historically low interest rate environment, Securian Financial will implement the following updates to SecureCare in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware and North Dakota on September 5, 20201. Please note: these changes impact new business only, there are no changes to in-force policies. There is no change to the product structure, contract language, forms, compensation or types of benefits provided.   Pricing update Given the extremely low interest rate environment and historic volatility
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Disability Income Real Life Story

Vicki was a customer service representative for a company for 10 years, until suddenly a car accident changed her life, career, and most importantly her ability to earn an income. Read the remainder of Vicki’s story here: https://disabilitycanhappen.org/vicki/   Disability Income Real Life Story   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, 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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Know the Basics of DI Underwriting

When you are helping clients think about income protection, you should make sure you have theses three essential pieces of information to share with underwriting. Occupation — You need to know your client’s occupation to help underwriters know the level of risk associated with the job Medical History — Knowing your client’s medical history can help underwriters make accurate and quick decisions Income — Your client’s income is the primary factor in determining the right maximum benefit amount To learn more, view the underwriting basics flyer.   Know the Basics of DI Underwriting   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Life insurance grace period extension update

Life insurance grace period extension update Amidst current events surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Securian Financial’s Individual Life Insurance Division established a grace period extension for individual life insurance policies. Policies that were set to lapse had their grace period extended as a courtesy to our policyholders and to comply with any state mandated leniency requirements. Beginning mid-June 2020, notices will be sent to policyholders: Payment Notices: For those policies with no state guidelines, or state guidelines with specific end dates, payment notices will be sent that acknowledge the grace period has come to an end, the payment amount due, and
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

The Risk is Real

While most people don’t think twice about purchasing auto, homeowners’ or even life insurance, they often fail to realize that their most valuable asset is their ability to earn an income. Suffering a disability for any length of time because of a sickness or injury could have devastating financial consequences for clients. Here are some insights into how real the risks are: At least 51 million working adults in the United States are without disability insurance other than the basic coverage available through Social Security. Only 48 percent of American adults indicate they have enough savings to cover three months
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Administrative alert! Product updates to SecureCare Universal Life

Administrative alert! Product updates to SecureCare Universal Life Securian Financial is committed to building secure tomorrows by doing the right thing today. To deliver on this promise and in response to the historically low interest rate environment, Securian Financial will implement the following product updates to SecureCare in all Compact states1 and South Dakota on July 18, 2020. These updates will be implemented in other states as they are approved. Please note: these changes impact new business only, there are no changes to in-force policies. There is no change to the product structure, contract language, forms, compensation or types of
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ePolicy Delivery now available for SecureCare

When in-person isn’t the best option Our ePolicy Delivery capability is now available for SecureCare Universal Life1! ePolicy Delivery provides a paperless delivery experience so your clients can still get the coverage they need – even if you can’t meet with them in-person. New challenges call for new solutions. Check out our “How to write SecureCare remotely” e-toolkit to find the tools you need when meeting clients face-to-face isn’t the best option: 12 tips for web meetings with clients: hold an effective virtual meeting with clients – no matter where they are. Why SecureCare consumer brochure: personalize it with your
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Underwriting and New Business participation guidelines extended

Participation guidelines in response to COVID-19 extended to September 15, 2020 In April 2020, Securian Financial implemented changes to our underwriting and new business participation guidelines in response to COVID-19. These changes, shown below, will continue in effect until at least September 15, 2020. Please also note that effective today, June 3, 2020, all WriteFit1 applications must be submitted electronically. We have successfully transitioned to an eApp environment over the past 60 days. New applications submitted via paper will be fully underwritten and will not be transferred to eApp for WriteFit consideration. Please connect with your New Business team if
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