Life insurance owned by an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) can be the easiest and most efficient way to reduce estate taxes and preserve your wealth.
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Life insurance premium financing is the process of borrowing money from a third-party lender to pay for large life insurance premiums.
A life insurance 1035 Exchange is a tax-free transfer of policy values from a life insurance or annuity policy to a...
A life insurance 1035 Exchange is a tax-free transfer of policy values from a life insurance or annuity policy to a new policy. This allows policy owners to avoid taxation on policy gains from the old policy to the new policy. Section 1035 of the Internal Revenue...
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.
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.
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.
There are certain inevitabilities in life. Like it or not, one of them is death. When our own mortality comes into question there are always challenges and questions we must confront.
The goal of every insured with a permanent life insurance policy should be to die with as little money in their policy as possible.
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.