NU Online News Service, May 28, 1:23 p.m. – Manulife Financial Corp., Toronto, says its U.S. unit, Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), has upgraded its SalesNet producer Web site, at https://usiw.manulife.com/Unifi/Console/insurance_index2.html

One new feature is a New Business Case Status link, which lets producers view policy information as it is posted.

Manulife has also added a set of variable life account management tools to ServiceNet, its site for policyholders. The new tools give variable life customers the ability to transfer funds, change asset allocation strategies and change future premium allocation rules through the Web, Manulife says.