A Thrivent LTCi differentiator-Flexible Increase Benefit

Customize benefit and premiums to meet future goals In addition to offering more traditional compounding inflation options of 1, 2, 3 or 5% Compound (Annual Increase Benefits), Thrivent’s traditional LTCi solution also offers a unique buy-up option that allows your client to be in control of their budget and their benefit growth. The Flexible Increase Benefit rider increases the maximum monthly benefit, available benefit and ancillary benefits on the contract anniversary by 5% compounded annually, without evidence of insurability. This rider may be partnership-qualified, dependent on age, in 20+ states (as long as someone meets partnership buy-up requirements – See
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Thrivent differentiators—Caregiver Resources

Navigating care for loved ones isn’t easy, but Thrivent’s Caregiver Resources provide financial and emotional support This reprint from Thrivent magazine shares stories of how this member benefit is positively impacting the lives of family caregivers. It also provides a sample of the content that one can find with Homethrive.   Access Article     #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Thrivent Featured in ThinkAdvisor

Why Extended Care Planning Remains Critical for Women Working women ages 40 and up often juggle career and family obligations in a way that virtually no other demographic group does. Often at the peak of their earning power, many women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s are also primary caregivers for younger members of their families, and frequently for one or more parents or in-laws as well. Given these responsibilities, it’s no surprise that women often postpone thinking about their own future, particularly when it comes to potential extended care needs. In this ThinkAdvisor article, Wendy McCullough, VP—Solutions, Pricing and
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Ethisphere Names Thrivent One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 13 Consecutive Years

Ethisphere Names Thrivent One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 13 Consecutive Years The recognition highlights Thrivent’s commitment to business integrity through robust ethics, compliance, and governance programs March 4, 2024 MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent, a Fortune 500 financial services organization, has received the 2024 World’s Most Ethical Companies honor from Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Thrivent has now been recognized for 13 consecutive years and is one of only six honorees in the financial services industry this year. In 2024, 136 honorees were recognized spanning 20 countries and 44 industries.
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Visit us at the 2024 ILTCI Conference in San Diego

Visit us at the 2024 ILTCI Conference in San Diego Thrivent is excited to again be a Diamond Sponsor of the 2024 ILTCI conference. We hope to see you March 17-20 in San Diego! Visit us to learn more about our Caregiver Resources and for more information on how Thrivent gives back to the communities in which our members live.   #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Extended Care By The Numbers

It’s not just the risks – it’s the consequences. People insure against risks from natural disasters, home fires and car accidents. Yet they often overlook a large risk that can impact families financially, physically and emotionally—long-term care. This new consumer-approved piece showcases the important numbers—the physical, emotional and financial impact on caregivers, and the reasons why someone should plan today (rising care costs, expected caregiver shortages and data on how age impacts someone’s insurability). ICC23 31425 is approved for use in AK, AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC,
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Thrivent offices and call centers closed for Presidents Day on 2/19

Thrivent offices and call centers closed for Presidents Day on 2/19 On Monday, Thrivent will observe Presidents Day — all corporate offices and call centers will be closed.   New mailing address as of 2/16/24 Newman Long Term Care 600 Portland Ave. S. Suite 100 Minneapolis, MN 55415-4402   Note: This address should only be used for mailings that are not time-sensitive. This is a mail-stop only. Mailed items may experience a delay as they are relayed to our remote teams. We encourage you to contact us before mailing anything. Applications or other time-sensitive items should be sent electronically by
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Thrivent LTC now offers lifetime renewals

Effective 1/1/24, lifetime renewals on new business In recognition of our strong results in independent distribution, and our desire to grow this business, Thrivent has enhanced our competitive compensation for you as of January 1, 2024. Going forward, Thrivent has moved from a 10-year renewal cap to lifetime renewals on life-pay policies. This is yet another reason for making Thrivent a regular part of your LTCi offerings. In addition to this competitive compensation, Thrivent offers: Multiple Solutions with our traditional LTCi and linked-benefit solution (CareForward™) A benefit-rich traditional LTCi solution offering competitive features and pricing More ages to insure (18-79
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Updated LTCi Consumer Tax Guide

Tax tools to enable more proactive extended care conversations There are many reasons why clients should create a long-term care strategy. One message that has resonated well with consumers, is on the tax advantages of planning with long-term care insurance. Premiums might be deductible, claims are paid tax-free and some states offer tax incentives for LTCi policyholders. These tools are designed to help you share news on these tax advantages with your clients. LTCi Tax Deductibility Guide Updated with 2024 amounts Many clients are not aware that LTC benefits are paid 100% tax-free, but some or all of the premiums
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Annual Advertising Compliance Reminder

State advertising regulations require Thrivent to remind you each year about our advertising requirements. Regulatory bodies such as the State Insurance Departments, FINRA and SEC require that Thrivent maintain a system of control over the content, form and method of dissemination of advertisements. Thrivent’s policy, which is based on these regulatory requirements and enhanced to ensure brand and messaging alignment, is that all materials used to advertise Thrivent, its products or services, or created with the intent to sell Thrivent’s products must be approved and a compliance number issued by the corporate compliance area before use. Learn More   #goldencareagent
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