January 2020


New Lower Rates for Protective® Classic Choice Term

Protective Life is proud to offer Protective® Classic Choice Term — one of the most competitively priced term products on the market. Beginning January 13, 2020, you can offer this same great term solution at rates that are an average of 0.99% lower.

Are Clients Prepared to Retire Early?

By nature, people are optimistic, especially at the start of a new year. Having confidence in a better tomorrow tends to carry over into every aspect of our lives – including retirement. But in reality, that optimism may cause them to overlook potential risks.

Product Training to Keep Your Business on Track

As a reminder, the new Suitability and Best Interests in Life Insurance and Annuity Transactions regulation, formerly known as “New York Insurance Regulation 187”, goes into effect for life insurance February 1, 2020. Product-specific training is required prior to the solicitation or sale of Protective Life and Annuity Insurance Company’s products.

Updated ExtendCareSM Per Diem

Don’t forget! The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced upcoming changes to the per diem limitations for periodic payments received under qualified long-term care insurance policies and certain life insurance policies which offer accelerated death benefits for chronic illness care.