Concept Library

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The Structured Installment Sale

Clients selling a business or personal property may prefer to liquidate their investment without having all the proceeds taxable in the year of the sale. If so, they should consider selling their appreciated asset in exchange for a guaranteed income stream of periodic payments.

Attorney Fees Case Study

Attorneys involved in structured settlement agreements can defer their legal fees and recognize taxable income when installment payments are received. Take a look at two common situations where structuring attorney fees provide a greater benefit than a lump sum.

Peace of Mind Case Study

After a client's work-related injury case was settled, the client had to decide whether to receive a lump-sum payment or a settlement plan. With the help of a structured settlement consultant, see why they determined a settlement plan was the right choice for his family.

Removing Pension Liability

Pension plans have been creating financial havoc for years. Volatile balance sheet liabilities, increased government fees, high professional fees and looming required contributions are causing sponsors to want to shed their pension plans. The answer to de-risking lies in the approach.

Pension Risk Transfer Marketing

Every advisor needs a sustainable marketing strategy to win prospects. Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) marketing is one way to do it. We help you generate income in the defined benefit plan termination market by identifying prospects, accessing technical expertise, and deliver solutions.

Pension Risk Transfer Solutions

Rising costs, increased regulation and market volatility may prompt defined benefit plan sponsors to consider mitigating of pension risk. Settlement planning can reduce the risk on an underfunded plan, reducing plan liabilities and improve the funded status of a plan.

The Power of Settlement Planning

When a client is in an accident, the medical, financial and emotional concerns can be a huge burden. The uncertainties of rehabilitation and future earnings potential must be considered. You can relieve some strains by recommending a structured settlement plan.

Preparing for Reductions in Social Security

Social Security benefits are likely to change in the near future. While Congress can still act to fill the funding gap, clients may need to protect their retirement portfolio against a reduction in benefits. As cuts become more likely, the PlanGap Annuity can help clients be prepared.

StoryBrand Private Workshop

Clarify your message. Grow your business. When you have a clear and repeatable message that connects with clients, your business will grow. A private StoryBrand workshop, delivered by Ash Brokerage, will help you tell their story so your potential customers will listen.

Marketing and Lead Generation Bundles

You want to get new clients and earn referrals. But staying in front of your ideal prospects takes time and expertise. Time you should be spending with your clients. Ash can help. We connect you to preferred partners for digital marketing, lead generation and brand messaging.

Funding Permanent Insurance with an Immediate Annuity

Here's a funding solution for clients who seek the protection of permanent life insurance, with the added benefits of an indexed universal life. Using a SPIA to fund the IUL, they can potentially increase death benefits while maximizing cash value for withdrawal opportunities.

Income Access Comparison - CDs vs Annuities

For clients who rely on interest from CDs for retirement income, annuities may provide a better alternative. A single premium immediate annuity (SPIA) with a full return of premium (ROP) rider can generate significantly more annual lifetime income. In this example, 6x higher!