Viatical Settlement

A viatical settlement could be a potential solution to financial distress which is all too often correlated to a terminal or chronic illness. A viatical settlement is when the terminally ill sell their life insurance policy to a third-party buyer of life insurance policies, for a cash settlement which is less than the death benefit. …See More

Life Settlement Taxation

What is the tax basis of a Life settlement and how does this affect life settlement taxation? Changes from the TCJA Act 2017 You should always have your life insurance policy appraised, and yes it is often possible to qualify to sell your life insurance for cash to pay for healthcare or any other needs you may have. …See More

Life Settlement Broker Or Life Settlement Provider: The Financial Advisor’s Dilemma

Most Advisors rely on a life settlement broker to assist them in the sale of a life insurance policy, but some Advisors work directly with life insurance providers. Unlike with precious metals, stocks or bonds, there is no centralized exchange for Life Settlements. Every situation is unique because life insurance policies have different provisions, costs …See More

Florida Life Insurance Law Adds To Life Settlement Regulation

Life Insurance Companies in Florida can no longer suppress valuable information from Life Insurance policy owners. The Prohibited Insurance Acts Bill, or HB 1007, now forces Life Insurance companies to allow the disclosure of alternative options available to life insurance policy owners who are considering lapsing, surrendering, or canceling their Life Insurance policy.   The …See More