Federal CARES Act waives RMDs for 2020

The federal CARES Act, enacted in March 2020, waives RMDs for all types of qualified plans (including IRAs, inherited IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and 457(b)s) for calendar year 2020.

Athene: We’ve updated CODs for certain products in most states

We’ve updated our Certificates of Disclosure (CODs) for the products listed below in most states. The revised CODs will be available on Athene Connect beginning August 21, 2020. Applications with outdated or missing forms received after market close (3 p.m. CT) on September 4, 2020 will be considered “not in good order.” Be sure to use up-to-date materials when offering Athene annuities.

Earn a 50 BP Commission Bonus!

As we head into summer, we want to thank you for your business and for all you have done over the past few months to provide your clients with solutions that help assure their financial security in these challenging times.

Rate Rise for Athene Products

Effective May 29, 2020 Rates are rising on Athene Accumulator. Athene is also increasing Income Base Bonuses on Athene Ascent Pro.

Athene Guidelines for Telephone & Video Solicitation

In today’s ever-changing world, Athene will continue to provide you the tools to succeed. Please follow these helpful guidelines to stay “virtually” connected to your clients and continue to drive sales.