Administrative Alert! Changes to Indexed Life Portfolio

Administrative Alert! Changes to Indexed Life Portfolio Due to the continuing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is necessary to reduce cap rates and participation rates on some of the accounts within our Indexed Universal Life product portfolio. These changes will take effect for all premium received and new indexed segments created after Friday, January 15, 2021. All premium received on or before January 15 for approved and existing policies will have current rates applied. Illustrations will be updated January 15, 2021. Many considerations go into determining the cap and participation rates – and we want to make sure
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Reminder: Holiday Hours for Securian’s SecureCare Team

SecureCare tele-interview and underwriting holiday hours Please take note of the following holiday office closures: Christmas Eve (Dec. 24): Closed at 3 p.m. CST Christmas Day (Dec. 25): Closed Boxing Day (Dec. 26): Closed New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31): Closed at 5 p.m. CST New Year’s Day (Jan. 1): Closed We hope that you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.   #goldencareagent #minnesotalife #securian
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New SecureCare sales idea

SecureCare Funding Source: RMDs Since SecureCare Universal Life’s maximum payment age is now age 80 in most states, this allows older clients to take advantage of longer payment duration options and — potentially — a new premium funding strategy. If a client doesn’t need to rely on required minimum distributions (RMDs) from their qualified accounts for retirement income, they could use their RMDs to fund SecureCare. If you have older clients who are late to the long-term care (LTC) planning game, then this is a sales idea you’ll want in your repertoire! Get the flyer   Contact Us Questions? Please
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Upcoming Holiday Hours for Securian’s SecureCare Team

SecureCare tele-interview and underwriting holiday hours As challenging as this 2020 year has been, we still want to take a moment to count our blessings this Thanksgiving season and say “Thank You!” for your business and loyalty. Please take note of the following holiday office closures: Thanksgiving Eve (Nov. 25): Closed at 5 p.m. CST Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26): Closed Black Friday (Nov. 27): Closed Christmas Eve (Dec. 24): Closed at 3 p.m. CST Christmas Day (Dec. 25): Closed Boxing Day (Dec. 26): Closed New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31): Closed at 5 p.m. CST New Year’s Day (Jan. 1): Closed
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COVID-19 participation guidelines update

Changes to COVID-19 participation guidelines to be implemented September 16, 2020 Securian Financial continues to focus on delivering high levels of service, helping customers with their insurance needs and maintaining the company’s financial strength. Your support in delivering on this focus has provided valuable insights to best navigate the unpredictable nature of a pandemic while addressing the additional risks it presents.   We are pleased to announce the following changes to the temporary COVID-19 participation guidelines effective September 16, 2020: Maximum issue age will increase to age 75 for all life products including SecureCare Universal Life (excluding Advantage Elite Select
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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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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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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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SecureCare multi-pay now available in Connecticut and North Dakota!

SecureCare multi-pay now available in Connecticut and North Dakota! On June 26, 2019 SecureCare Universal Life Insurance (SecureCare) multi-pay launched in Connecticut and North Dakota. Long-Term Care (LTC) needs may be unpredictable, but SecureCare is a product clients can count on for: Cash indemnity LTC benefits Reduced paid-up benefit1 Customizable coverage Most robust international benefits in the industry2 Potential to deduct LTC premiums SecureCare marketing materials will be available to order from our fulfillment center June 26. Don’t forget to check out our SecureCare product page for sales ideas and more!   Transition rules: SecureCare Universal Life with multi-payment enhancements
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