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MEC – What is a Modified Endowment Contract

A modified endowment contract (MEC) is the federal government’s classification for a life insurance contract whose premiums have surpassed legislated limits. MECs can have useful tax implications for estate planning, but they can also present a pitfall for life insurance policyholders who find themselves inadvertently holding one. Thus, it is imperative for anyone paying life Read more >>

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Life Settlements And Estate Planners

Estate planning attorneys often help navigate the technicalities of the tax code.  On the back end of this planning, lawyers may be well served to make clients aware of the benefits of a life settlement transaction. Often universal life insurance is sold to solve an estate tax issue.  If a client has a significant estate Read more >>

How to Pick a Life Settlement Provider

Picking A Life Settlement Provider

In this era of Uber, crowdsourcing and customized television streaming, many seniors are also opting to eliminate the middleman for certain big financial decisions. A relationship with a trusted advisor can be incredibly valuable, but consumers who are considering a life settlement might save money and time by arranging the sale of their insurance policy Read more >>

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Guide to Beneficiaries

A beneficiary is someone listed on a life insurance policy to get the proceeds if the insured individual were to pass away. The proceeds from life insurance typically come as a lump sum payment known as a death benefit. The beneficiary you choose on your life insurance is very, very important. Even if you put 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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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. See Read more >>

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Long Term Care Insurance [LITC] Options and Overview

If you live in the United States today, odds are you will need long term care at some point. The cost of total long term care is rising each year. Long term care insurance (LTCI) is a type of insurance designed to help you pay for long term care needs. Nursing homes, living facility, medical Read more >>

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Cashing In Your Life Insurance Policy

If your bills are piling up on you and you need to get your hands on some cash immediately, then cashing in your life insurance policy may be an option. This would generally only work with some form of cash value policy, such as a whole life or universal life policy or even a variable Read more >>

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What Is An Inforce Illustration?

An inforce illustration projects the current costs of your life insurance policy from lapsing. Every year more seniors realize the benefit of exploring a life settlement to get an immediate benefit from an unneeded life insurance policy. As settlements become a more popular option, consumers are realizing that they can investigate and enter into life Read more >>

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