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Maximizing a Grandparent's Legacy without Underwriting

In legacy planning, simply leaving money to a grandchild in a will is leaving money on the table. Instead, depositing money into a joint and survivor single premium immediate annuity (SPIA) with a cost of living adjustment rider can provide guaranteed income for life.

LTC Solutions for Clients in their 70s

Many advisors assume that once a client reaches 70 years old, long-term care insurance becomes too restrictive and hard to sell. Higher pricing. Stricter underwriting. But now you can turn tax-deferred dollars into tax-free coverage with a linked-benefit LTC annuity.

Opportunities Through Buy Sell Reviews

Developing an exit strategy is a pressing financial challenge facing small-business owners. For businesses with more than one owner, the ability to successfully sell a business interest at retirement is often dependent upon the quality of their buy-sell agreement.

Pension Maximization

Many clients are trying to make pension decisions for the future now. This can be especially tricky if they are trying to figure out whether to take a single life benefit or joint/survivor benefit annuity payout option from a defined benefit plan. This pension max overview can help.

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.

Three Ways to Access Tax-Free Income From a Policy

Clients often hate debt. But loans can have hidden advantages. Low interest rates and favorable tax advantages have changed the game. See how fixed-rate loans, withdrawals from fixed loans, and participating loans can provide three paths for retirement income as needs arise.

How a Section 7702-Based Plan Rivals Other Asset Classes

Life insurance may be your client's most valuable asset class. It has tax-deferred growth, tax-free income and a tax-free death benefit, with no annual IRS contribution limits or RMDs. See how you can position the benefits to lock in gains in a sideways market.

Creating a Section 7702-Based Plan

Many Americans are over-allocated to traditional, tax-deferred retirement assets like 401(k)s and IRAs. When taxes increase, they may be taxed as ordinary income. Guide them to tax-free income in their portfolio with a balanced risk profile guaranteed against market losses.

Preserve Family Land

Landowners often have a deep appreciation for their ranch, farm, forest, wetland or other property – and have concerns about the long-term welfare of the land. A conversation easement can help protect the land while life insurance can replace lost market value for the estate.

Matching Client Concerns to Annuities

Every product recommendation begins with a conversation. In this cheat sheet, we take five key areas of concern and help you review life events that clients may be working through. The provided discussion points for each can lead to implementing a strategy with an annuity.

Wealth Transfer with Estate Equalization

Wealth transfer strategies help ensure your client’s estate will be distributed the way they choose. Yet some of their beneficiaries may be uninterested in the asset, or ill-suited to own it. The solution may be to create an estate equalization plan using life insurance.