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ING Unveils Time-Saving Illustration Mobile Tool for On-The-Go Life Insurance Agents

Monday, November 07, 2011

ING Unveils Time-Saving Illustration Mobile Tool for On-The-Go Life Insurance Agents11:09 EST Monday, November 07, 2011ING Life Companies' (ING) New Life Illustration Express Mobile provides agents with instant access to run illustrations and compare premiums for multiple life products from their mobile devicesMINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ING's U.S. Insurance division announced today the launch of Life Illustration Express Mobile, an innovative, new tool that agents can use on their tablets and mobile devices.  This technology makes it easier for agents to instantly run illustrations and compare premium quotes for multiple term and universal life insurance products simultaneously, thus helping their clients make informed choices when it comes to coverage decisions."With more mobile devices in the U.S. today than people, it's important to keep pace with the evolving communications landscape and develop ways that make it easier to do business," said Kurt Fasen, senior vice president of ING Insurance Sales Support. "Agents are constantly on-the-go and they need to be able to access and distribute information quickly.  ING's new Life Illustration Express Mobile leverages the latest advances in mobile and smart phone technology and allows agents to respond to their clients in real time with illustrations and quotes."Optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android, ING's intuitive, web-based tool requires no software installation and very little training.  Agents simply launch the mobile tool from their web browser and then add Life Illustration Express Mobile to their home screen for easy access.  There is no login required, so agents can easily enter their clients' criteria and are instantly able to compare term and universal life products.  They can immediately email the results to their clients creating a simple, streamlined sales process.This latest tool enhances a robust line-up of technology solutions that underscores ING's commitment to its vast network of independent agents.  In addition to the industry-leading desktop software platform ING Presents, ING rolled out the web version of Life Illustration Express in 2008, which made it much more efficient for agents to get life illustrations for multiple term and universal life products at the same time from any web browser.   ING has additional technology tools that make it easier for agents to calculate important life insurance information for their clients.  The Life Insurance Capacity Calculator helps determine future insurability while the Hypothetical Index Strategy Calculator helps illustrate how the indexed strategy affects return potential on a indexed universal life policy.  These calculators are available on ING Presents, a resource that provides comprehensive product and concept information and sales tools to make it easier for ING's distribution network.To locate ING's Life Illustration Express Mobile, go to http://www.ingpresents.com/life/express from a mobile device and add the tool to the home screen for easy access.  For any questions about Life Illustration Express Mobile, contact ING Insurance Sales Support at 866-ING-SELL (866-464-7355).About INGING U.S. is a subsidiary of Dutch-based ING Groep NV. In the U.S., the ING (NYSE: ING) family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which includes life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits and financial planning. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves approximately 15 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit http://ing.us.Life insurance products are issued by ReliaStar Life Insurance Company (Minneapolis, MN), ReliaStar Life Insurance Company of New York (Woodbury, NY) and Security Life of Denver Insurance Company (Denver, CO). Within the state of New York, only ReliaStar Life Insurance Company of New York is admitted, and its products issued. All are members of the ING family of companies.SOURCE ING U.S.For further information: Maggie Dietrich, ING U.S., Office: +1-860-580-2699, Cell: +1-860-335-7528 , maggie.dietrich@us.ing.com