Producer Advisories

See the Top 5 of 2019

Wondering which Annuity Buzz articles were the most-read in 2019? Read them again for the inside scoop on product features, process news and sales ideas.

Reminder: AGA Discontinued on January 1

The Standard will stop offering the Advantage Growth Annuity on Jan. 1, 2020. All AGA business must have an effective date that’s no later than Dec. 31, 2019.

Important Dates to Remember

The holiday season and end of 2019 are quickly approaching. To meet your clients’ service expectations during this busy time, put some important dates in your calendar.

Are You Running Your Own Illustrations?

If you contacting us for annuity illustration requests, try running your own! Why? It eliminates lag time because you don’t have to wait for help from the home office.

Louisiana Suitability Form and Regulations

This is a recap of a producer advisory sent on July 31, 2019, about Louisiana Regulation LAC 37: XIII Chapter 117, NAIC Suitability in Annuity Transactions.

Reminder: SCA 7 Discontinued October 1

The Standard will stop offering the Strategic Choice Annuity 7 on October 1, 2019. All new SCA 7 business must have an effective date that’s no later than September 30, 2019.

Run Your Own Illustrations With Our New Online Software

Online illustration software is now available for our FGA, ISA, Certain Period SPIA and Restricted SPIA. From our annuities website, choose Run an Illustration. Then enter your information on the ImagiSOFT illustration software portal.

See Our Enhancements on the Annuities Website

We’ve made big changes to standard.com/annuities. We’ve developed new features and functionality to create a more customized experience. The result is easier access to rates and product training tailored to you.

Learn About our ISA Participation Rate

A year ago, we made our Index Select Annuity 5, 7 and 10 even more appealing to clients. How’d we do that? By adding a participation rate index crediting option on one of the most commonly followed indices.

Illustration Software Reminder - FGA and ISA Now Available Online

Focused Growth Annuity and Index Select Annuity illustration software has launched! You can now run your own illustrations from our Annuities home page.