Ah, retirement. The reward at the end of years in the labor force, of saving and investing and planning for financially sound, restful, and even adventure-filled golden years. Millions of Americans enter retirement annually, but increased reliance on Social Security income and Covid-19’s impact on employment, access to social supports, and mental and physical health have altered the retirement experience for retirees across the U.S. With retiree numbers significantly increasing in the last year and predictions of more to come at an accelerated rate, we wanted to know if retirement still lives up to expectations. Are retirees experiencing the retirement they expected, or do they have regrets?
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Topics: Life Insurance Retirement Life Settlement
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Join the LECP at 2 pm eastern on Thursday, September 23rd, for a virtual executive roundtable - What's Driving Life Settlement Growth. The discussion will focus on current market trends in life settlements and how you can leverage this important tool.
Topics: Financial Planning Life Settlement webinar
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Recently I received an email from a Insurance Carrier who sells Linked Life/LTC plans with the headline "What happened to traditional LTC?". The email started by saying "It wasn't so long age that traditional long-term care (LTC) insurance dominated the market, but now they are barely holding on while linked-benefit products are taking over." Harsh!
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If you have a client who can’t afford their policy – especially if it’s due to health problems – you may want to help them look into a life settlement. Of course, this leaves them without any death benefit protection, which isn’t ideal. But if they either don’t need the coverage or have no financial option but to let it lapse, a settlement may be the ideal solution.
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NOTE: The following is an excerpt taken from the most recent whitepaper released by author and former industry lobbyist, Chris Orestis, Executive Vice President for GWG.
Topics: Life Insurance Consumer Life Settlement
Are they options for clients who are not able to consider insurance to meet their LTC needs? In this video, Chris Oretis explains how a long-term care benefit account works for those with chronic and long term conditions needing to pay for expensive medical bills.
So, you've helped them with life insurance. What about helping beneficiaries understand what was passed on? Michael Babikian, CEO of LegacyShield, shares info on assisting beneficiaries.