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Viatical Settlements: Understanding Viaticals in 2021

A viatical settlement is a type of life settlement reserved for those diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness. A viatical occurs if someone who bought a policy from a life insurance company, and sells it after falling chronically ill. The cash payout from a Viatical is tax free when used to cover certain health Read more >>

Tax Season Tips for Retirees [2021 Retirement Guide]

It’s the time of year again for filing taxes. While no one wants to pay taxes, this is especially true for retirees who may have limited income or are living on a set budget. No matter the situation, there are options for retirees to help reduce taxes owed and possibly come out with a refund. Read more >>

Nine Reasons to Consider a Life Settlement in 2021

The right life insurance policy can be an important safety net at the time it is purchased, and the injured can live for many years knowing that loved ones will be taken care of if something unforeseen happens. But such policies can outlive their usefulness, and many people fail to realize that a life insurance Read more >>

Life Settlements White Paper Archive [2021 Guide]

Below you will find comprehensive guides to make it easier for you to understand the Life Settlement Industry. Original research and insights from the Magna Life Settlements team can be found for the following: Delving Into the Life Settlement Numbers The Math of Life Settlements [Whitepaper] The adage that knowledge is power is never more Read more >>

The Top 8 Cities for Retirement in the U.S. in 2021

Once you reach retirement age, it’s important that you are able to manage your finances properly. Stretching the dollars you’ve saved may mean you’ll want an inexpensive place to live out your retirement. If you’re looking for U.S. cities with a low cost-of-living, check out our list below. Where to retire in the United States Read more >>

Life Settlement Taxes in 2021

Life Settlement proceeds are treated as ordinary income. Whatever the net proceeds from the transaction is valued will be taxed as ordinary income. The amount paid into the premiums will be treated as capital gains. The remaining net proceeds after taxes from surrendering the policy after should be compared to after-tax proceeds received by surrendering Read more >>

Senior Discounts [Saving Money in Retirement: 2021 Guide]

The rising costs of living can make it hard for older people to make ends meet in many cases. Fortunately, many retailers and other organizations recognize this dilemma for those who may no longer be working by offering what are called senior discounts. These are simply discounts that are given to customers who are of Read more >>

Lapsing Life Insurance Policy: Options in 2021

Sometimes insurance policies that seemed like a good idea during an individual’s middle-aged years can become a burden as that person ages. There are good reasons for a policyholder to shed such an unwanted policy, but what many people don’t understand is that there are other options to lapsing a life insurance policy. If premiums Read more >>

Pitfalls to Avoid when Planning for Retirement

Retirement is a big deal for virtually everybody. Those fortunate enough to live into their golden years have often spent decades upon decades mapping out how they’d save their money. However, once one reaches retirement, it’s impossible to go back in time and plan for retirement more appropriately. As such, it’s important to plan for Read more >>

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