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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®), a subsidiary of American Enterprise Group, Inc. (AEG), is pleased to announce a new strategic product partnership with Sepio Guard (Sepio), a leading provider of funeral assurance coverage for deaths occurring 75 or more miles away from home. Sepio’s Away from Home Assurance® Plan goes above and beyond traditional travel insurance, covering the transportation costs, permits/documentation and all other logistical considerations in the event of a death while traveling.

“A death while away from home is one of the last things people think about, but unfortunately it happens,” said Kenn Peterson, Vice President of National Sales – Preneed, GWIC. “Away from Home Assurance is for everyone, providing the ultimate peace of mind for customers and their families. This way, no matter where the death occurs, the family’s loved ones will be brought back into their funeral professional’s care.”

In addition to comprehensive and straightforward coverage, Sepio has a robust, easy-to-use technology platform for customers and agents that efficiently and securely matches coverage needs with monthly payment options.

“GWIC has a strong reputation in the profession, and we are humbled to be working together in this partnership,” said Chris Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO, Sepio. “We’re excited about the potential of fully completing families’ preneed arrangements across the country through our Away From Home Assurance® program and reaching more people through this new opportunity with GWIC.”