One of the themes we’ll explore in 2022 is “LIFE Goes On,” an examination of the pandemic’s continued effect on the life insurance industry. Since early 2020 we have seen numerous changes to products and pricing, along with a shift in the way business is conducted, with an acceleration in the creation and adoption of […]
A hallmark of wise planning is to diversify risk across a range of assets and asset types because any one asset or asset class might underperform in a given year. Diversification can help offset underperformance. This risk can be magnified when an individual has a heavy concentration in one stock or asset. While capital gain […]
The recently released House version of the Build Back Better Act dated October 28,2021 eliminates several of the previously proposed tax increases impacting high net income individuals. The tax proposals dropped in the rewrite will inevitably undergo further revisions before they’re passed by the House and taken up by the Senate.
The end of the year is the perfect time to review financial plans with your clients. This year, many wealth planning strategies are on the chopping block and high-income earning individuals could see their tax rates increase in 2022. Therefore, potential changes should be considered when making decisions. As the end of the year approaches […]
There are six key ways in which life insurance may benefit your business Business Transfer: Businesses or business owners can execute a buy-sell agreement and fund it with life insurance. A buy-sell agreement is an arrangement for a business to continue in the event of the owner’s death, disability, retirement or early withdrawal from the […]
The conventional wisdom among investment advisors is that if clients have planned appropriately, they will not need life insurance in retirement. It is commonly thought that upon reaching retirement, they will be free of debt, have plenty of assets on hand to replace lost income and leave to heirs as a legacy. This sounds like […]
A number of “what if’s” can happen to your clients as they reach retirement, but you can help ensure they have enough to last through the end of their golden years. Check out this consumer approved flyer that will help get the conversation started! Read the print-friendly PDF flyer. Click here!
This article is available as a print-friendly PDF handout. Click here! Women today represent a diverse and multifaceted segment of the financial planning marketplace. In fact, women account for 85% of all consumer purchases.1 Furthermore, today’s women are highly educated and more financially empowered than ever before. However, evidence suggests that their financial planning needs […]
This article is also available as a print-friendly PDF handout. Click here! We’re focusing this month on retirement planning with life insurance, and we’re examining how the strategies pertain to women. The numbers are clear: women face greater challenges when it comes to retirement planning, and their wants and needs are unique. The DBS Case […]
This article is also available as a print-friendly PDF handout. Click here! By Terri Getman, JD*, CLU, ChFC, RICP, AEP (Distinguished) Americans are not prepared for retirement – and it’s no secret that women face greater financial challenges in retirement than their male counterparts. Generally, women earn less than men, are more likely to work […]