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Disability Income Insurance - Help Protect Your Income, Family & Lifestyle

If you are sick or hurt and unable to work, how will you replace your income?
An adequate amount of personally-owned disability income insurance, coordinated with other sources of income, can guarantee a source of income in the event of serious illness or injury.
Personally owned disability income insurance benefits can be use to:
* preserve your independence.
* maintain your lifestyle.
* give you time to recover and, if necessary, retrain.
* protect your assets and investments from liquidation.
* maintain your personal savings for other uses.

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Disability Income Insurance - Help Protect Your Income, Family & Lifestyle

  1. 1. Disability Income Insurance HELP PROTECT YOUR INCOME, FAMILY AND LIFESTYLE 10008
  2. 2. Disability Income Protection – Protecting Your Life If something happens that keeps you from working, what is your greatest concern? • Assuring you can continue to provide for your family? • Staying in your home as long as possible? • Protecting your savings and retirement? The majority of us need to work to provide for our loved ones and to maintain our standard of living.
  3. 3. Injury or Illness – The Impact The loss of income for an extended period of time has the potential to disrupt your plans and create a gap between you and the things that matter most: • Your family • Your home • Your savings and retirement
  4. 4. Being injured or sick may have an impact on your loved ones and may put a strain on your family, especially other wage earners and dependents in your home. Protecting Your Family
  5. 5. Protecting Your Home For the majority of people, their mortgage or rent is their largest monthly bill. A long-term loss of income can put your ability to pay in jeopardy and opens the possibility of losing your home.
  6. 6. Protecting Your Savings and Retirement The loss of income may create a gap in your savings and retirement plan as funds are depleted just to make ends meet.
  7. 7. Planning the Course Major life events often represent a milestone that causes people to take an inventory of their financial plan. • Marriage • Birth of child • Home purchase • Promotion Milestones provide the opportunity to make sure coverage supports a new life situation.
  8. 8. Bridging Life’s Milestones Imagine a long, narrow suspension bridge with guardrails along the sides and a slight dip in the middle. How comfortable are you crossing from one side to the next? • What about in bad weather? • What about if we remove the guardrails? Disability Income Insurance is the guardrail that keeps you and your loved ones moving safely from one part of your life to the next during stormy times.
  9. 9. Truth in Numbers Most people don’t believe they will need Disability Insurance. However, consider these facts: • One in three Americans will experience a long-term disability prior to retirement with the average disability claim being 2 ½ years* • Most disabilities don’t happen at work and therefore, Workers Compensation won’t provide benefits ** • More than 90% of disability issues are caused by illness – not injury. *** • And. . . more alarming, 65% of people admitted they couldn’t survive an income loss for more than a year and didn’t know how they would survive.*** Disabilities happen more than we think and the majority of us are not adequately prepared to lose income for an extended period. * America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Baby Boomer Awareness of Disability Risk Study (2008); most recent available ** National Safety Council, Injury Facts (2011); most recent available *** CDA Consumer Disability Awareness Survey, Long-Term Disability Claims Review, Council for Disability Awareness (2010); most recent available
  10. 10. Sources of Income If you suffer a disability that keeps you from working for an extended period, can you count on these resources? • Vacation time • Spouse’s income • Savings • Borrowing money Question: How long would these resources reasonably cover your expenses?
  11. 11. Other Disability Income Sources What about… • Social Security disability insurance: The average payment is less than $1,130 a month* • Workers’ compensation: Only 10 percent of disability cases are caused by eligible on-the-job injuries** • Disability coverage from work: Do you know how it pays In many cases, there is a gap between these income sources and basic expenses. Disability Income Insurance is designed specifically to help cover those basic expenses while you recover from illness or injury and protect the things that are most important to you. * Medicare and You Handbook (2012); most recent available ** CDA Consumer Disability Awareness Survey, Long-Term Disability Claims Review, Council for Disability Awareness (2010); most recent available
  12. 12. Disability Insurance in Your Day What is Disability Income Insurance? An income protection policy that provides monthly benefits to supplement the loss of wages during injury or illness. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company (Mutual of Omaha) offers multiple products • Accident Only Disability • Short-Term Disability • Long-Term Disability
  13. 13. Who Needs it? • Anyone who is looking to complete their income protection plan • Homeowners, married couples, wage earners, business owners, single parents • Most individuals between ages 18 - 61 who earn an income
  14. 14. Protection at a Glance
  15. 15. Accident Only Disability Accident Only Disability Insurance will pay you a monthly benefit if you are unable to work due to a disabling accident. It does not cover disability due to sickness. The cost of Accident Only Disability Insurance is generally lower than the cost of policies covering both accident and sickness-related disabilities. Maximum Monthly Benefit • $5000 – based upon a portion of current income Elimination Period • 0, 7, 14, 30, 60 or 90 days Benefit Period • 3, 6, 12 and 24 months
  16. 16. Short-Term Disability Short-Term Disability Insurance provides coverage due to illness or injury and flexibility for those who are looking for immediate coverage that is portable. Along with options to tailor your policy, there are a number of built-in benefits to this policy. Note: Options may vary by state Maximum Monthly Benefit • $5000 – based upon a portion of current income Elimination Period • 30, 60 or 90 days Benefit Period • 3, 6, 12 and 24 months
  17. 17. Long-Term Disability Long-Term Disability Insurance is ideal for individuals who have resources that could cover living expenses for the first few months of a disability and want comprehensive, long-term benefits that would cover disability from an accident or sickness. Additionally, Long-term Disability offers significantly more options to craft a policy to meet unique needs. Note: Options may vary by state Maximum Monthly Benefit • $12,000 – based upon a portion of current income Elimination Period • 60, 90, 180 or 365 days Benefit Period • 2, 5, 10 years and up to age 67
  18. 18. Next Steps We have Protection that’s Right for YOU Disability Income Insurance offers policies based upon your occupation and protection needs. Mutual of Omaha offers a number of solutions and optional benefits to meet your needs. I can help you: • Assess your situation • Understand your options • Select a policy that’s right for you
  19. 19. Let’s Talk Together we can tailor an income protection plan to meet your needs and keep you on track for your life and financial goals. • J. Sadler Hayes, II • NYS – LA-921183 • 845-639-0492 • sadlerhayes@gmail.com
  20. 20. This is a solicitation of insurance and a licensed insurance agent/producer will contact you. Disability Income Insurance is underwritten by Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, 3300 Mutual of Omaha Plaza, Omaha, NE 68175. Disability income policy form numbers D81, D82, D83, (In FL, D81-21283/21231 D82-21284/21232, D83-21285/21233; in ID, OR, and Texas, D81-20896/20897, D82-20898/20899, D83-20900/20901; In NY, D81-21098/21099, D82-21100/21101, D83- 21102/21103; in NC, D81-21008/21009, D82-21010/21011, D83-21012/21013; in OK D81-21014/21015, D82-21016/21017, D83-21018/21019; in PA, D81-21080/2108, D82-21082/21083, D83-21084/21085; in WA, D81-21038/21039, D82-21040/21041, D83-21042/21043.) These policies have exclusions and limitations. Products may not be available in all states. For costs and complete details of coverage, contact your licensed insurance agent/producer. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company is licensed nationwide. In New York, these polices provide disability income insurance only. They do NOT provide basic hospital, basic medical or major medical insurance as defined by the New York State Department of Financial Services. The expected benefit ratio for policy form numbers D81-21098, D82-21100, and D83-21102 is 55% (D81-21099, D82-21101, D83-21103 is 60%). The ratios are the portion of future premiums, which the Company expects to return as benefits when averaged over all people with these policies.

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If you are sick or hurt and unable to work, how will you replace your income? An adequate amount of personally-owned disability income insurance, coordinated with other sources of income, can guarantee a source of income in the event of serious illness or injury. Personally owned disability income insurance benefits can be use to: * preserve your independence. * maintain your lifestyle. * give you time to recover and, if necessary, retrain. * protect your assets and investments from liquidation. * maintain your personal savings for other uses.

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