Category Archives: Insurance News

Are you missing out on clients?

As the healthcare industry continues to change, so do the clients’ perspectives. More and more clients are starting to look at alternatives to traditional healthcare insurance, and if you aren’t discussing these options with your clients you could be missing out on sales. Now is the time to start thinking beyond traditional health insurance by expanding […]

Protect your clients’ financial futures

Your clients may think they have all the coverage they need.  Many choose the lowest premium that meets their basic coverage needs. We all understand their reasons, with so many other expenses in life. But can they afford to use their coverage?  Did you discuss their ability to cover deductibles and the myriad of additional […]

What have your clients done to protect their assets?

Too many people are taking an unnecessary risk by not protecting their loved ones with life insurance. Including final expenses, final medical bills, consumer debt and court fees, the average cost to settle a person’s estate can be, on average, $25K or more. Nearly 60% of all Minnesota residents will enter their mid-sixties with an […]

UCare: A strong option for your aging in clients

With baby boomers aging into Medicare nationally at a rate of 10,000 per day, there is no shortage of potential clients who will need help finding the right plan. Enter UCare. UCare has provided health insurance in Minnesota since 1984, and has specialized in Medicare products since 1998. Ucare, which is Minnesota’s fourth largest health […]

It’s time to get your Medicare certifications

It’s that time of year again. If you sell  Medicare it’s time to get ready for AEP by doing your Medicare Certification. Starting now, agents can complete their AHIP certification.  Through the AHIP certification,  you will learn the basics of Medicare fee-for-service eligibility and benefits, the different types of Medicare Advantage, Part D prescription drug […]

Your client’s vacation checklist: Sunscreen, swimsuit and insurance

Now that school is out for summer, families, church organizations, and school groups are getting ready for some summer fun, whether that’s education or mission trips, conferences, or even fishing trips across the border in Canada. Are you on their checklist?  Swimsuit? Check. Passport? Check. Travel Medical Insurance? Let your communities know you have them […]

Are you offering education in your communities

Agents across the country are growing their business by building relationships and offering educational meetings. Are you offering your knowledge and services throughout your community and bringing greater value to your relationships? Education is the foundation of an agents’ success. Consider the following services advisors are offering whether in an individual or group setting: Group […]

Protect yourself against phishing

Your email inbox may sometimes be flooded with offers from online retailers promoting sales, coupons, and special deals. Unfortunately, some of these messages may actually be instances of phishing. What’s phishing? It’s when hackers send emails or text messages pretending to be from reputable companies in order to trick you into giving them what they […]

Freshen up your Medicare business

The Medicare industry is constantly evolving, and agents are having to keep pace faster than ever before.  Whether you are new to Medicare or not, understanding the foundations, as well as the future, of Medicare is essential for creating or maintaining your Medicare business. We’re committed to ensuring that you are given the necessary tools, resources and knowledge […]

Now available in Minnesota: UnitedHealthOne’s Short Term Medical Plans

Agents in Minnesota now have an another option for their clients who are looking to bridge the gaps between coverage. UnitedHealthOne’s Short Term Medical Plan, underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company, a UnitedHealthcare Company, feature these advantages: Coinsurance options with select deductibles Urgent care benefits 2 Lifetime maximum benefit plan designs for premium flexibility Discounts […]