September 2014 - Creative Edge

North American Company introduces new volatility control index

September 29 2014

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North American Company (NAC) announced several annuity product changes to enhance their competitive product line effective September 30, 2014. NEW! Crediting Method with Volatility Control Index NAC’s new Annual Point to Point interest crediting method with index margin and no traditional cap features the S&P 500® Low Volatility Daily Risk Control 5% Index. It is available… Read More

Nationwide New Heights Fixed Indexed Annuity

September 23 2014

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Now available to you is Nationwide New Heights℠ — a new fixed indexed annuity launched by Nationwide Financial® Created out of a partnership between Annexus® and Nationwide Financial®, this innovative product truly represents the next generation of fixed indexed annuities. But the decision to partner with Nationwide Financial® goes well beyond the ability to deliver… Read More

Boomers flock toward social media

September 23 2014

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Social Media

Over the past three years, social media use by older Americans has nearly tripled. Not only is the 50-and-up group the fastest growing demographic online; they also make up the majority of the online consumer population. Which social media sites appeal to boomers the most? We know that 76% of Internet users ages 50-64 now go… Read More

“I Gotta Guy” with Diabetes

September 19 2014

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How does diabetes affect underwriting? Diabetes Mellitus describes a group of metabolic diseases where the blood glucose (blood sugar) is elevated due to inadequate insulin production and/or body cells that do not respond properly to insulin. Individuals with diabetes often experience frequent urination (polyuria), increase thirst (polydipsia), and frequent hunger (polyphagia). There are two main… Read More

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Limited time offer: 3.35% 5-Year MYGA from FGL

Effective September 17, 2014, Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) will be raising the interest rate on their FG Guarantee-Platinum® 5 single premium fixed deferred annuity to 3.35%! This increase is for a limited time, so don’t delay! A few details about the interest rate increase: FGL will ONLY accept applications submitted electronically either through their SalesLink online application or… Read More

Do you know CreativeOne’s featured annuity products?

September 11 2014

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Among the hundreds of annuity products available through CreativeOne are a select group of “Featured Products.” These annuities are based on certain features, such as top sellers, that we believe are of special interest to you and your clients. Instantly find the complete list of “Featured Products” using Annuity Solutions PRO, CreativeOne’s exclusive, proprietary, web-based  annuity… Read More

A magazine with only one advertiser: You

September 9 2014

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In the insurance and financial services industries, some professionals grow effortlessly; others struggle to cultivate leads and retain clients. Contrary to popular belief, success has little to do with a great personality or industry credentials. It comes down to a much simpler phenomenon: top-of-mind awareness. Top-of-mind awareness means that when prospects want or need your… Read More

Coming soon: 3.35% MYGA from FGL

Coming Soon! Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) will raise the interest rate on their FG Guarantee-Platinum® 5 traditional annuity on September 15, 2014. FGL will not be accepting paper apps. Agents will have to submit via the iPad app or through iPipeline. As more details are available, we will pass this information along to you. In the… Read More