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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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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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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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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COVID-19: We are here for you

COVID-19: We are here for you As we all continue to navigate these times of uncertainty, the health and safety of our customers, partners and employees is our top priority. We are open for business and maintaining business operations. As the situation continues to evolve, know that we are committed and prepared to serve you through this disruptive time. We will continue to update this page with any new developments.   What we’re doing We are continually monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and are working with state and local governments to support business continuity and resilience. We maintain a business continuity
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Fitch Ratings affirms Securian Financial’s AA rating and stable outlook

Cites our extremely strong capitalization, very strong investment asset and risk profile, and diverse earnings profile On Friday, May 8, 2020, Fitch Ratings affirmed the insurance financial strength rating for Securian Financial at AA (Very Strong) and maintained our Stable outlook. The AA (Very Strong) rating is Fitch’s third highest of 19 ratings. The rating and outlook apply to Securian Financial affiliates Minnesota Life Insurance Company and Securian Life Insurance Company. Major rating agencies are reevaluating insurance companies due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement follows Fitch’s recent decision to revise their Rating Outlook on the U.S.
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