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When Travel Insurance Hits Home

A personal story about travel insurance by Dan Drennen, Director of Sales & Marketing Travel Insurance Center.

Mutual of Omaha e-App Voice Enhancements

The Mutual of Omaha e-App now allows for three methods of signing: electronic, voice and wet. 

New Medicare Premiums and Deductibles for 2015

CMS has released the new Medicare premiums and deductibles that will take effect in 2015.

Can You Solicit Applications Prior to Oct. 15?

What can you do at the appointment prior to Oct. 15? Can you solicit an app? Humana issued some useful guidance on this topic last week that we wanted to share.

Cancel For Any Reason Coverage - When You Need It and When You Don't

When do you need Cancel For Any Reason coverage?

Postseason Game Plan excerpt

Plan for the Medicare postseason with this excerpt from Postseason Game Plan.

Major Medical Co-op Marketing Program

Write 10 major medical applications in a month, earn a $500 marketing co-op.

Technology Expedites Final-Expense Insurance Price Quoting for Agents

SMS has expanded its popular online quoting tool to offer final expense insurance quoting, allowing agents to quickly access prices from multiple carriers.

SMS Adds Final-Expense Insurance Price Quoting to Online Quoting Tool

SMS expanded its popular online quoting tool to offer final expense insurance quotes, allowing insurance agents to quickly access prices from multiple carriers.

New Program Shows Professionals How to Turn Social Security Advice Into Business Growth

SMS developed Total Social Security to help independent insurance and financial professionals identify their clients’ best Social Security claiming strategies.

SMS Introduces Exclusive Program: Total Social Security

Total Social Security is a new SMS program that gives you everything you need to build Social Security planning into your practice — at no cost to you.

Three Planes and a War — Why Accidental Death Insurance Is Important

Accidental death insurance protects against plane crashes. 

Real-World Examples of Why Travel Insurance Is a Must

Many travelers mistakenly believe that their health insurance plan or the U.S. government will provide assistance in the event of a medical emergency.

Medicare Answers: When Switching Plans, Will Rx Coverage Restart With New Carrier or Continue With Old Carrier?

Medicare Answers: Would Rx coverage restart with a new carrier or continue from where it was with the old carrier if an MA plan is switched to a Med Supp plan? 

e-Apps Gaining Popularity

The percentage of Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement applications submitted by SMS agents jumped from 11 percent in January 2011 to 30 percent in January 2014.