Now that the dust has settled from the implementation of AG 38, most of the guaranteed universal life premium
spreadsheet grids have changed little. Once again, those who cried wolf in 2000 over the Triple X and E regulations wreaking havoc in the life insurance industry, and screamed even louder over AG 38, turned out to be a flock of cackling “chicken littles.” They crowed their doom-and-gloom apocalyptic message and the sky didn’t fall, nor did premiums go through the roof.
And to muddy the waters further, AG 37 (VUL) reserve requirements haven’t changed in decades and are even cheaper than the required reserves of AG 38. Steve and Bobby prognosticate the possible comeback of VUL.
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Steve Savant is the host of the daily producer show, Let’s Get Down to Business, and the weekly consumer show, Steve Savant’s Money, the Name of the Game. Steve is the number one online author and videographer of insurance content. During his 30-year career in the financial services industry,... More