The Journal of the American Medical Association released a new study of the inequalities in life expectancy among U.S. counties.
Life insurance is an important financial planning tool. It's also flexible and useful in many different situations and scenarios. In fact, there are all sorts of reasons why people purchase life insurance in the first place. On the flip side, there are also many valid reasons why most people end up lapsing that same [...]
In an article published on LifeHealthPro.com, a life settlement provider has openly endorsed the idea of empowering a single life settlement broker to properly underwrite and negotiate a life settlement. They further state that working with multiple brokers "is problematic and can potentially cost the policyowner money."
This article was published by the Estate Planning newsletter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals in August 2009. Five Common Mistakes That Devalue Your Life Settlement Transaction.
The Society of Financial Service Professionals has published their May 2008 Estate Planning newsletter, and included another life settlement article from Settlement Benefits Association.
They have an interesting article over on the National Underwriter web site about life insurance and the role the secondary market is playing in today's financial environment: http://www.lifeandhealthinsurancenews.com/cms/nulh/Weekly%20Issues/issues/2008/15/Focus/L15sherman?origin=Life%20Settlements
This article, published in the Wall Street Journal, reports how the Life Settlement different industry players are growing with the rise of the industry as a whole. Download the pdf below. As Life Settlements Boom
This article, referencing the editors at Consumer Reports' Money Advisor, lists Life Settlements as a smart solution to paying high premiums on a poorly performing life insurance product.