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The Role of Life Settlements In Estate Planning

Capturing unrecognized value in insurance policies.

Life insurance is a mainstay in estate and business succession/buy-sell planning. Despite its widespread use, however, many advisors and their clients focus on a policy’s death benefits or current cash surrender value (CSV), rather than seeing the value of the life insurance policy as an investment asset with an existing fair market value (FMV). Through consideration of a life settlement, advisors and their clients can appropriately value and potentially monetize life insurance policies to


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