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GBS News: Weekly Product and Underwriting Updates - Week of October 24, 2022

Published on October 27, 2022


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Allianz 2022 Year End Deadlines

Important key dates and deadlines for processing 2022 year-end business.  


Two New Riders on Protection SUL and Protection SIUL

We have good news for couples seeking additional value and greater choice in their life insurance protection. Now you can offer them two new riders on Protection SUL and Protection SIUL, including:

  • New Cash Value Enhancement: offering higher cash surrender value in early years
  • Much-improved Policy Split Option: a cost-effective way to split a policy without underwriting*

*In the event of insureds’ divorce or tax law changes.

Watch this 60-second video to see how these enhancements make planning complex cases easier, while also offering more value for customers.


LGA 2022 Year End Deadlines

Important key dates and deadlines for processing 2022 year-end business.


Inforce LTCi Rate Adjustments Effective January 1, 2023

Mutual of Omaha will be implementing the following inforce rate adjustments effective January 1, 2023.


New Version of Symetra Protector IUL Launches November 1, 2022 

Looking for an IUL that can give clients a higher level of protection and flexibility?

Symetra's new version of Protector IUL is launching November 1, 2022, and it checks all the boxes! Highlights include:

  • Improved pricing
  • New Putnam Dynamic Low Volatility Excess Return Index™ Strategies
  • Higher index cap and participation rates
  • A simpler IUL story

Watch for more details about the new Protector IUL product next week!




We at GBS Insurance thank you again for your business. For more information or insurance quote requests, please contact your brokerage manager or give us a call at (800) 473-5966

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GBS News: Weekly Product and Underwriting Updates - Week of November 7, 2022

MassMutual will reprice UL Guard and Survivorship UL Guard in November, with premium rates generally improving because of higher interest rates. These flexible-premium universal life products provide the protection of permanent life insurance and may be an important part of your clients' estate and legacy planning.


GBS News: Weekly Product and Underwriting Updates - Week of October 31 - November 4, 2022

American National has arrived at the purposeful decision to cease term life sales at this time. As of 12/1/2022, American National will no longer accept applications for Signature Term Life Insurance.


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