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Forbes Piece Smears Indexed Annuities

Fixed Indexed Annuities are under attack once again in the financial media.

Annual Disenrollment Period

The Health Care Reform bill eliminated the OEP and replaced it with an Annual Disenrollment Period (ADP) that runs from January 1 to February 14.

When, What, and Why to Buy Travel Insurance

Dan Drennen, director of Senior Market Sales' travel insurance division, offers a glimpse into why he bought travel insurance this week.

CMS Marketing Violations: A Cautionary Tale

In case you need a reminder that CMS is always watching, see last week’s announcement of CMS sanctions on three Medicare health and drug plan sponsors.

Indexed Annuities Raise the Bar With Third Quarter Sales

Indexed annuity sales for the third quarter totaled $8.7 billion, up 6% from last quarter and, with one more quarter to go, are on pace for a record year.

November Is Long-Term Care Awareness Month

November is designated as national Long-Term Care Awareness Month to build awareness for the type of care needed by those with a chronic illness or disability.

Great Enhancements to Americo Final Expense

We’re excited to announce three great enhancements to Americo’s final expense products.

Additional Multi-Year Payment Options for National Guardian's Asset Guard

New 3, 5, 7 and 10-year payment options for Asset Guard funeral trust expands the market of viable candidates for this guaranteed-issue final expense product.

eSignature Enabled for Plans M & N in 44 States

Now you can go paperless when submitting applications for Mutual's hottest plan. eSignature is available in all states except AK, HI, MA, ND, RI, VT.

Small-Business Legislation (H.R. 5297) Enhances Annuities

The Small-Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297) contains a provision that aims to make annuities more attractive to consumers looking for retirement income.

Mutual of Omaha: Changes to Guaranteed Issue Med Supp Plan Offerings

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates United World and United of Omaha are limiting the plan offerings available during CMS defined Guaranteed Issue scenarios.

Minimum Rates to be Lowered on BAA Products Effective October 1, 2010

You have until September 30, 2010, to submit your BAA business and take advantage of the current rates.

Get Out Front with Aetna

Watch the video to learn more about Aetna's Producer Support Program.

How Would You Fix the American Retirement System?

The Economic Recovery Advisory Board recently laid out eight ways to simplify incentives for retirement savings and increase “retirement readiness” in America.

Medicare Advantage Agents: Make the Most of the SEP Coming October 1

We've provided answers to some of the questions you and your clients might have about the Special Election Period (SEP).