Last updated: January 29

American General

  • NEW: Product introduction: AG Platinum Choice VUL. Provides death benefit protection, upside market potential, cash accumulation for future financial needs, and the flexibility to guarantee your client's death benefit throughout their lifetime. Also has Accelerated Access Solution® which helps protect against the unexpected expenses that may arise from chronic illnesses.

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Genworth

  • NEW: Changes in Benefit Period Options for Privileged Choice Flex and Privileged Choice Flex 2. On January 12, 2015 Genworth Life Insurance Company will no longer offer 8 and 10-year benefit period options on Privileged Choice Flex and Privileged Choice Flex 2. These changes are consistent with Genworth's efforts to reduce risk in our long term care insurance products.
  • NEW: 2015 Partnership Minimum Benefit Requirements for CA, CT, IN and NY. Each year, the original Partnership states (CA, CT, IN and NY) revisit and adjust minimum benefit requirements to qualify for their Partnership programs.
  • NEW: 2015 Participating Loan Rate Declared for Asset Builder Index UL & Foundation Builder Index UL. Genworth is committed to helping you build your business by offering competitive index universal life insurance solutions to meet your client's needs. Each calendar year, we evaluate and may decide to change the participating loan interest rate charged for the upcoming calendar year. The new rate will apply to policies with participating loan balances beginning on their policy anniversaries in that calendar year.
  • NEW: GenGuard® UL Removed From Product Suite. Effective February 16, 2015, GenGuard® UL will no longer be offered as part of our life insurance product suite.
  • NEW: Announcement coming soon: Genworth is lowering commission on Total Living Coverage - Effective February 9, 2015. Producer comp will be lowered to 6.5% (from 8%(and BGA comp will lower to 8.5% from 10.4%).

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John Hancock

  • NEW: Next round of 2013 and 2010 in-force rate action notifications coming. The 2013 in-force rate action includes John Hancock LTCI individual policies originally issued in Colorado, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Also, we will continue implementation in Alaska, Arizona, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin and will begin notifications for additional products in those states. Fortis LTCI individual policies originally issued in North Dakota and Wyoming are impacted. The 2010 in-force rate action includes John Hancock LTCI individual policies originally issued in Colorado, Montana, and New Jersey. Fortis LTCI individual policies originally issued in Virginia are impacted.
  • IRS announces eligible Long-Term Care insurance premium deductions for 2015. The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has announced its annual cost-of-living and inflation adjustments for 2015. Tax laws require the IRS to adjust the dollar amounts of dozens of tax provisions each year to account for inflation, including adjustments for eligible long-term care insurance ("LTCI") premium deductions.

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MetLife

  • NEW: MetLife Enhanced Rate Plus. With our new MetLife Enhanced Rate Plus underwriting program, there's one more reason to consider MetLife Promise Whole Life Select 10SM. Launching on January 5, 2015, the new MetLife Enhanced Rate Plus underwriting program will offer qualifying MetLife Promise Whole Life Select 10 applicants the opportunity to move from a Standard to best possible rating class1 and receive an underwriting decision within one week, with no paramedical exams or lab work required.

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Mutual of Omaha

  • NEW: Guaranteed Refund Option Rider Benefit Column for GUL and GUL Plus. As of January 1, 2015, a new column has been added to the ledger section of GUL and GUL Plus illustrations to show the Guaranteed Refund Option Benefit amount. This amount, shown on years 15, 20 and 25, displays the value the client would receive should they choose to exercise the rider and surrender their policy. The Guaranteed Refund Option, included at no additional charge on all qualifying GUL and GUL Plus policies, provides your clients flexible options for the future.

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North American

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Principal

  • NEW: New term sales opportunities. The Principal Financial Group® is excited to announce that effective January 20, 2015, we are reducing rates for many of our ages and risk classes across our Term product line. Now you can offer the same strong features and valuable protection at even more competitive pricing.

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Prudential

  • NEW: NEW Product Improvements. January 5, 2015 brings you two improved products to give your clients more life insurance options to meet their ever-changing needs: PruLife Founders Plus UL  & PruLife Index Advantage UL.

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