Guardian Beefs Up Small Biz Group Life Offering

December 11, 2007 ( - The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) has announced two key enhancements to its Small Group Life product offering for groups with 2-9 lives.

Available through its nationwide Small Group Sales (SGS) program, these enhancements are an expansion of options already available to larger groups to help meet employee benefit needs, according to a press release.  

Effective immediately:

  • Guardian now offers guaranteed issue of up to $50,000 for businesses with 2-9 lives allowing employees group life coverage without medical examinations and requiring limited underwriting*
  • Guardian’s LifeAssist feature is now standard on all group life policies.

“Guardian is committed to meeting the growing need for comprehensive life insurance coverage among small business owners and their employees,” said Clancy Merrill, Executive Director Northeastern Sales and Small Group Sales, Guardian, in a press release. “The enhanced features of our Small Group life products offer a broader array of options to our small business clients and provide high quality, cost-effective benefits that will help them attract and retain top talent.”

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*Guaranteed Issue based on satisfactory completion of employer application. For cases with 2-5 lives, guaranteed issue is $25,000; for cases with 6-9 lives, guaranteed issue is $50,000. Age restrictions apply.