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What is a Life Settlement? [2019 Guide]

WHAT IS A LIFE SETTLEMENT? LIFE SETTLEMENTS IN 2020

The origin of life settlements dates all the way back to a 1911 Supreme Court case called Grigsby v. Russell. In the 1980s selling your unneeded life insurance policy for cash became a way for people with poor health to obtain funds for medical and living expenses. In the years since, legislation and tax laws Read more >>

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Sell your Life Insurance Policy For Cash

Did you know that it is within your rights to sell your life insurance policy today; online from the comfort of your home with a Life Settlement? If you qualify for a Life Settlement you can sell see how much your life insurance policy is worth in seconds. Each Life Settlement company has their own Read more >>

Guide to Beneficiaries

Guide to Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries are the most important part of life insurance. The purpose of life insurance is to give financial protection to your loved ones in the event you were to pass away. Because your income would to suddenly stop, life insurance pays out a lump sum to the person or people you designate. The insurance industry Read more >>

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How Does Life Insurance Work?

Life insurance forms the backbone of most middle-class financial plans. Because without this form of protection, the financial futures of many families would lie in ruins if something were to happen to the breadwinner.  What is life insurance? Life insurance is one of the oldest forms of insurance protection in the world. In a nutshell, Read more >>

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The Complete Guide to Annuities in 2020

Annuities have been around in one form or another since the dawn of time. They were used during the Roman Empire as retirement savings plans and have survived in one form or another until today. And they are more relevant and useful than ever, with many retirees depending on the income generated by these vehicles Read more >>

How are Life Settlements Taxed - Life Settlement Taxes

Life Settlement Taxes in 2020

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 >>

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Cash Surrender Value: Definition and Explanation

A cash surrender value is the total payout an insurance company will pay to a policy holder or an annuity contract owner for the sale of a life insurance policy. To calculate your Cash surrender value, you must; add total payments made to an insurance policy and subtract of fees charged by the agency. When Read more >>

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Viatical Settlement [Overview and Guide]

A viatical settlement is a type of life settlement reserved for those diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness. A viatical is when a life insurance policy is sold to a third party for a lump sum, and the buyer assumes the premiums and receives the death benefit when the seller dies. In the case Read more >>

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Senior Discounts [Saving Money in Retirement: 2020 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 >>

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