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The Definitive Guide To Split Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements

A Split Dollar Life Insurance Plan is a sophisticated strategy that can help with the payment of life insurance premiums for executive benefits and estate planning purposes.

Split Dollar can be a great tool for a company looking to provide additional benefits to key employees, or for individuals interested in minimizing gift tax for estate planning purposes.

Naming Your Life Insurance Policy Beneficiary – Things to Consider

One of the most important parts of owning a life insurance policy is naming the beneficiary.

Properly naming the beneficiary of a life insurance policy can be a key decision to ensure the proceeds are distributed and used properly.

We have compiled a list of questions and answers to help provide additional guidance.

The Benefits of A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT)

Spousal Lifetime Access Trust(s) are ideal for married couples with a potential estate tax liability who want flexibility in their estate planning.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust allows one spouse to be a beneficiary of the trust, while the other spouse is the grantor of the trust.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT) allows a client to make irrevocable transfers of assets.

Naming Your Life Insurance Policy Beneficiary – Things to Consider

Naming Your Life Insurance Policy Beneficiary – Things to Consider

One of the most important parts of owning a life insurance policy is naming the beneficiary.

Properly naming the beneficiary of a life insurance policy can be a key decision to ensure the proceeds are distributed and used properly.

We have compiled a list of questions and answers to help provide additional guidance.

The Benefits of A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT)

The Benefits of A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT)

Spousal Lifetime Access Trust(s) are ideal for married couples with a potential estate tax liability who want flexibility in their estate planning.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust allows one spouse to be a beneficiary of the trust, while the other spouse is the grantor of the trust.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT) allows a client to make irrevocable transfers of assets.

2018 Whole Life Insurance Dividend Rate Annoucements

2018 Whole Life Insurance Dividend Rate Annoucements

Most insurance companies have announced their 2018 whole life insurance dividend rate and payout for the upcoming year.

This years announcement is trending with continued declines in declared dividend rates for most companies. Some companies have made it easy to learn what the dividend rate will be for the upcoming year. Others, prefer to hide the information or just not publish it at all.

2018 Whole Life Insurance Dividend Rate Annoucements

Most insurance companies have announced their 2018 whole life insurance dividend rate and payout for the upcoming year.

This years announcement is trending with continued declines in declared dividend rates for most companies. Some companies have made it easy to learn what the dividend rate will be for the upcoming year. Others, prefer to hide the information or just not publish it at all.

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Ultimate Guide to Buy Sell Agreements with Life Insurance

A buy-sell agreement funded with life and disability insurance protects the owners of a business due to the death, disability, or retirement of its owners.

Buy-sell agreements are designed to protect the interests of all owner’s dictating when an owner can sell their interest, who can buy it, and what price will be paid.

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