Understanding your Exposure with Telephone Solicitations

Telephone solicitations are an important aspect of insurance marketing. Unfortunately, this has become a high-risk endeavor. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, better known as the TCPA, was enacted to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes. It imposes liability in the form of regulatory fines and incentivizes private plaintiffs to pursue claims with statutory damages of $500 to $1,500 per call, with no limit. Attorneys’ fees for defending TCPA actions can easily reach hundreds of thousands of dollars and multi-million dollar settlements are, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Agents and brokers are expected, and contractually required, to act
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Transparent IUL Performance

At Mutual of Omaha, we continue to publish our cap and participation rate history for all three of our IUL products each month. We proudly display our stability and continue to offer no hidden cap or participation rate changes. Providing you with another reason why our products can be a great choice for your clients. Life Protection Advantage IUL Historical Crediting Rates Income Advantage IUL Historical Crediting Rates IULE Historical Crediting Rates Find out even more about our IUL portfolio at discoveriul.com.   Transparent IUL Performance   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha #iul
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Errors and Omissions Insurance

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) require Errors and Omissions Insurance in the amount of $1 million (per claim) prior to selling the following insurance products: • AccumUL Answers • Term Life Answers • Income Advantage IUL • Lifetime Protection Advantage IUL • Bonus Flexible Annuity • Ultra-Secure Plus • Ultra-Premier • Income Access • Ultra-Income • Critical Illness (aka Critical Advantage) • Disability Income • Long-Term Care • Prescription Drug Plans As a GoldenCare producer, you have the ability to get this valuable coverage at a discount! Check out our Errors and Omissions
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Back to School

There are all sorts of to-do list items when it’s back-to-school season, but one item that should be on your clients’ checklist is life insurance for their children or grandchildren. Our Children’s Whole Life product is affordable, easy to apply for and can be signed by a parent or a grandparent. It’s a great add on product to any sale you make if children are in the household. Our consumer brochure and customizable consumer postcard can help you start the conversation with your clients. To learn more about Children’s Whole Life Insurance, visit mutualofomaha.com/simple.   Back to School   #goldencareagent
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Fully Underwritten Life COVID-19 Updates

Mutual of Omaha has been closely monitoring our new business and underwriting practices from the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Throughout this time, we have periodically made business decisions regarding our underwriting guidelines. We are pleased to announce that we will be changing our temporary guideline changes effective August 1, 2022. These guidelines apply to all fully underwritten life insurance cases and includes all newly submitted and pending in-house cases, whether formal or informal. Acceptance Guidelines Based on Insured’s Issue Age: We will now accept applications for clients through age 79 and up to table 6 If the client is
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Term Life Answers (TLA) Conversion Policy Changes

Mutual of Omaha allows term conversions to any product and rest assured, we will continue to offer this conversion option. One change that we are implementing is the way in which we compensate term conversions for TLA. After careful review, we have modified the compensation rates for TLA policies converted to one of our permanent policies: Now, term conversions years 2 through 9 will receive full new business first-year commissions payable — an increase to what is currently paid! For term conversions in years 10+, the year 2 renewal commission rate will apply Transition Rules These compensation changes are effective
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Inforce LTCi Rate Adjustments Effective October 1, 2022

Mutual of Omaha actively monitors our inforce long-term care business, filing rate adjustments when necessary to ensure we keep our promises to policyholders and remain competitive in the marketplace. We will be implementing the following inforce rate adjustments effective October 1, 2022: Impacted Policy Forms Impacted States LTC04I Idaho, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas LTC04I7 Idaho, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas LTC09M Idaho, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas LTC06UI Idaho, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas LTC09U Idaho, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas LTC04G Idaho, New Hampshire, Texas LT50, NH50, HCA, NHA & LTA Tennessee   For details on yearly rate adjustment percentages, view the supplemental
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Help Clients Understand Their IUL Express Allocation Options

The accumulation value within an Indexed Universal Life Express (IUL Express) policy earns interest at a rate that is calculated based on the performance of a market index. If you use the IUL Express Easy Solve, the 100% participation rate crediting strategy will be selected, but your clients also have additional crediting strategy options. Your clients can choose from three crediting strategies, all based on the performance of the S&P 500, as well as a fixed account. This allows them to tailor their policy based on how they believe the index will perform. Clients can choose to allocate all of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

S&P Rating Affirmation

S&P Global has re-affirmed Mutual of Omaha’s A+ (Strong) rating with a stable ratings outlook. The A+ rating is the second highest of 16 ratings issued by S&P Global, which assesses overall financial strength and ability to meet ongoing obligations to policyholders. S&P cited our brand recognition, strong Medicare Supplement positioning and solid capital redundancy as strengths supporting the rating. You can continue to feel confident placing your business with a company known for strength, stability, and financial security!   If you have any questions, please contact Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or e-mail sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   S&P Rating Affirmation  
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Use Life Insurance for Living with Your Clients

Have you tried using our Life Insurance for Living brochure? It’s a simple, conversational piece dedicated to exploring life insurance needs for prospects and clients. And, it’s also available in Spanish. View the English version View the Spanish version Contact Sales Support at 1-800-693-6083 to order your supply today.   Use Life Insurance for Living with Your Clients   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).