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Life Is Good at United of Omaha!

While other carriers were reporting decreases in their life business in 2010, United of Omaha had triple-digit gains!

Are Your Commissions Safe From MLR?

John Barrow (D-GA) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) have committed to introducing bipartisan legislation to remove agent and broker commissions from the MLR calculation.

North American Is Bringing Back 30-year Term!

North American (NACOLAH) announced a number of enhancements for the fifth generation of its ADDvantage term life product, which became available March 14, 2011.

Medicare Supplement 2012–2020 Market Projection

According to research from CSG Actuarial, the Med Supp market shows potential for long-term growth, despite declining enrollments over the last five years.

Get to Know the Mutual of Omaha Large Life Case Team

To help you with large life cases, Mutual of Omaha has assembled a dedicated team of advanced markets experts, underwriters and case managers.

Guide to Electronic Med Supp Enrollments

If you don’t have an option to enroll clients electronically, you might be getting left behind.

"Why Should I Buy Travel Insurance?"

Travel Insurance is no different than other types of insurance; it all boils down risk tolerance. 

Indexed UL Sales Up 47% in 2010

Indexed Universal Life saw the biggest gain of any life insurance product in 2010, growing 47% according to LIMRA’s U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales Survey.

UnitedHealthcare's Authorized to Offer (A2O) Program

Authorized to Offer (A2O) rewards agents who sell Med Supp under the AARP brand name.

Fixed Indexed Annuity Sales Grew 17% in 4th Qtr 2010

Fixed Indexed Annuities accounted for $8.2 billion of the $57.6 billion of total annuities sold in the fourth quarter, according to LIMRA.

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Comparison

Should Medicare Advantage plans be considered competition for the traditional Medicare Supplement producer or an opportunity?

New White Paper: Defusing the Tax Time Bomb

Right now, there are $7 trillion dollars accumulating tax-deferred in qualified accounts like IRAs and 401(k)s. Chances are, a significant percentage of that hefty total will never be used as income. Those who live off of pensions or Social Security would rather continue to defer taxes on their qualified money and let it accumulate for as long as possible.

Mutual of Omaha Plan N Underwriting and Application Changes

Pending approval of a new application, all Plan N applicants will be subject to normal underwriting requirements for tobacco rates and height/weight rate ups.

Insurance Advice for Your Traveling Clients

Travel industry experts largely attribute the uptick in travel insurance sales to an unusually busy year for natural disasters and bad weather.