GWIC Thanksgiving Holiday Hours 2021

Holiday hours reminder Great Western Insurance Company’s (GWIC®) office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume regular business hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Central time, on Monday, Nov. 29. Happy Thanksgiving!   #goldencareagent #gwic #greatwestern #finalexpense
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GWIC increases support for agents in the Spanish market

GWIC has expanded our library of Spanish materials to increase opportunities for you to do business. Reach a wider audience with 12 Facebook ads in Spanish. Find them by searching for “Facebook ads in Spanish” on Merrill Connect. Complete apps quicker with the Spanish MyEnrollerSM Voice Authorization Form. Write business for individuals who are not U.S. citizens, provided they have permanent residency in the United States or have an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). And remember, you already have access to the following materials in Spanish: Final Expense brochure Final Expense flyer Final Expense trifold To suggest more items to
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It Pays To Give Your Clients Peace Of Mind

Earn unlimited bonuses with the Give Me Five incentive program. Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) is offering a generous incentive from Oct. 1, 2021, to Dec. 31, 2021. During that time, you’ll receive a $200 bonus for every five taken applications. Lean about the program   #goldencareagent #gwic #greatwestern #finalexpense
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Offer Protection this School Year

Your clients are busy checking items off their kids’ back-to-school shopping list, but are they thinking about protecting their child’s future? Make sure your clients add Children’s Whole Life Insurance to their checklist. Our Children’s Whole Life product is simple, affordable, and can help protect a child’s future insurability. Get the school year off to a good start for your clients by helping them protect their children.   Offer Protection this School Year   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale

New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale Starting July 16, 2021, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) will be rolling out new email notifications to writing agents and their immediate upline whenever clients have a Final Expense policy in danger of lapsing. You’ll receive emails five days into the customer’s grace period and have an opportunity to remind them to renew their contract(s). Retaining customers benefits us all. If you have questions, please call GWIC Agent Care at 866-252-5594, option 2, or by emailing m1agentsupport@americanenterprise.com.   New pre-lapse notifications can help you save the sale     #goldencareagent #gwic
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Product changes clarification and past due policies reporting

Product changes clarification and new past due policy reporting Clarification: Updates to Final Expense portfolio On May 1, 2021, Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) adjusted the Final Expense product portfolio. The only change that was made to the Guaranteed Assurance (Guaranteed Issue) product was the chargeback period on deaths is now 12 months. The Assurance Plus (First-day coverage) product’s changes are: The minimum age was changed from age 40 to age 50. The minimum face amount increased to $2,500. The chargeback period on deaths was changed to 12 months. View past due policies Previously named the Submitted and Pending Dashboard,
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iGO No Longer Supports Internet Explorer 11

NOTICE FOR INTERNET EXPLORER USERS Starting Monday, May 24, 2021, iGO e-App® will no longer support the Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) browser. This means some browser features and content, such as the Credit Card Token process, will not be available. Browsers beware If you attempt to use iGO e-App® with IE 11, or any out-of-date browser, you will receive this message:     “Your browser is no longer supported. Some features and content may not work.”   Active Transamerica LifetimeSM & Transamerica Final Expense Solutions cases If you are using IE 11 and trying to complete a Lifetime or
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Transamerica.

Important Heritage Plan Graded Benefit Update

We appreciate your business and efforts in offering GTL’s Heritage Plan to your clients! Effective June 1, GTL is implementing a premium increase for new business and updated face amount limits for our Heritage Plan Life Insurance product. See below for more details. The e-App update will be available soon. Visit GTLink for Updated Rates and Underwriting Guide     New Face Amount Limits Ages 40-85 $2,500 – $20,000 Ages 86-90 $2,500 – $10,000 Replacement Update Replacement of another agent’s in-force Heritage Policy will not be permitted. Two (2) policy maximum per insured. Updated Rates Effective June 1, 2021 Example:
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, and Industry News.

Remember to enter effective dates in MyEnroller

Remember to enter effective dates in MyEnroller When you’re enrolling clients through Great Western Insurance Company’s (GWIC®) electronic application program, MyEnrollerSM, please remember to enter effective dates to make sure clients are not charged more than once in the first month. If an insured has requested a specified draft date, you have the ability in MyEnrollerSM to select a specific date — from the 1st through the 29th — to withdraw the premium every month. If a specified draft date is not selected, the default draft date will be the day of the effective date. Premiums are drafted in the
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GWIC Commission Schedule Reminder

Thank you for selling Great Western Insurance Company’s (GWIC®) Final Expense. Your continued support is appreciated. GWIC is committed to the Final Expense market and providing quality products to clients. After completing a thorough review of the Final Expense product, we have decided to change the commission chargeback rule in the event of death. If the death of the policyowner occurs within the first 12 months of the policy being issued, 100% of commissions will be charged back. In accordance with your Agent Agreement and Commissions Schedule, GWIC will apply the changes to the chargeback rule on May 1, 2021.
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