5 Things To Do After A Life Settlement

How to Spend Life Settlement

After a lifetime of paying life insurance premiums, you may have reached a point where you feel the payoff on the other side of those premiums is no longer necessary. One option available to you is the option of a life settlement. A life settlement allows Read More

Life Settlement Market On The Rise

The life settlement market is gaining new popularity as aging populations realize there’s a little more life at the end of their retirement funds than they anticipated. The life settlement occurs when people who have whole life policies sells the existing Read More

Supply and Demand for Life Settlements Growing

While some speak about the quantity of policies decreasing from its former highs, the truth is that we are seeing more policies that are eligible to purchase since the decline of 2008. In my view, the market is robust and getting stronger. The quantity of Read More

Life Settlement Market Bounces Back In 2013

The Deal Reports Findings from Annual Life Settlement Survey NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal, TheStreet's (NASDAQ: TST) institutional business, today issued results from its annual survey of the life settlement market showing that Read More

California Court Rules On Disclosure of Life Settlements

A California couple brought a class action lawsuit in January of this year against Lincoln National Insurance Company, alleging that they did not know they could sell their $7.2 million insurance policy on the secondary market. The couple alleged that they Read More

Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?

Selling a life insurance policy to generate current income has historically been a controversial practice. Investors who buy the policies do not make money until the selling policyholder dies, creating a death-watch dynamic that is morally repugnant to Read More

Later-Life Insurance Rules

Do you really need life insurance after you retire? With an uncertain economy and the erosion of many retirement plans, people nearing—or in—retirement are seeking ways to build savings and protect their spouses. Cara Petrus Life insurance isn't the Read More

Are You Worth More Dead Than Alive?

‘Do you see lights?” Ruben Robles asked his brother, Mark, in 2007. Bright, star-shaped and white, they flashed before Ruben’s eyes while he was driving, shopping at Costco, feeding the cats. Mark didn’t see anything, so Robles went to a doctor, who thought Read More

Life Settlements – Are They Back?

One question financial advisors are asking themselves today is whether life settlements have returned to the fold as a viable tool in their clients’ planning strategies. Clients who have seen their retirement portfolios sink in the past few years need Read More