Life Insurance Policies - SC
Insurance Continuing Education in South Carolina
10 credit hours
If purchased today, this course must be completed by:
October 25, 2021
CFP Certification Continuing Education
Life insurance is a unique asset and can be used for any number of reasons, as creating an estate, paying estate taxes and other estate settlement costs, funding a business transfer, paying off the house mortgage, funding college for children, creating a retirement fund and providing guaranteed loans.
This course will introduce you to various types of life insurance contracts, highlighting main advantages and disadvantages and application of the contract specific features for different purposes. Life insurance riders, policy options and provisions, aspects of long-term financial planning using life insurance as a vehicle, retirement planning and annuities, trusts and charitable giving through life insurance, life insurance for business owners, and many other aspects of life insurance are covered.
This comprehensive insurance policies fundamentals course explores and details the numerous different types of products and situations involving life insurance, along with their many applications when it comes to individual, family, and business needs.
Your course covers term, permanent, adjustable, universal, survivorship, single premium, and variable life insurance policies along with the numerous variations within each category. Common provisions and characteristics of life insurance basics are explored and discussed. It outlines and teaches about the many uses of life insurance, both personal and business. In addition, your course explains the income and estate taxation of life insurance along with an extensive discussion of payout options, policy loans, premiums, withdrawals, dividends, cash surrenders, and accelerated death benefits concepts.
Whether you are a newer producer or a veteran, we’re confident that you will gain new insight into this critical area for Americans as well as brush up on current info and details pertinent to this area of your expertise.
Rules for South Carolina Insurance Continuing Education
- This state allows for course material to be downloaded. Please note that not all courses will have content that is suitable or available for downloading.
- Exam is closed book.
- Effective January 2011, the deadline for biennially complying with continuing education and license renewal is the last day of the producer's month of birth. Producers born in an odd numbered year must comply by the last day of the birth month in an odd numbered year. Producers born in an even numbered year must comply by the last day of the birth month in an even numbered year.
- Multi-line (property and casualty and life, accident and health) producers must complete twenty-four hours of CE credits. A minimum of eight (8) credit hours must be completed in each line of authority and a minimum of three (3) credit hours of Ethics.
- Producers with reduced compliance requirements (15 hours) must complete 12 hours in the line of authority held and 3 hours of Ethics. Multi-line producers with reduced compliance requirements (15 hours) must complete 6 hours in each line of authority and 3 hours of ethics. Failure to comply by the last day of the producer's birth month will result in the license being lapsed.
- Click here to download the South Carolina Department of Insurance Continuing Insurance Education Reminder Notice. Last Updated 1/11/2018
- Effective January 1, 2017, a valid personal and/or business email address is required by law. Please visit Online Services to update your email address. The Department will no longer be mailing hard copy renewal notices to licensees.
- Producers must renew the license, obtain fingerprints, complete 24 hours of continuing education including a minimum of 3 hours of Ethics, and pay the biennial recordkeeping fee to the Continuing Education Administrator by the deadline or the producer license will lapse.
- Up to 18 CE hours in excess of the CE compliance period may be carried over and applied to the next compliance period. (The law allowing reduced CE compliance was repealed January 1, 2010. This Section applies only to those producers who were granted a reduced CE compliance prior to January 1, 2010.)
- An individual who arrives after the start of a CE class or leaves before the class is over will not receive credit for the continuing education classroom session, regardless of the number of hours completed during the class session. Instructors may deny credit to anyone who is inattentive (reading the newspaper, talking, texting, using cell phone, etc.).