“Willing Buyers” Change the Face of Life Insurance Valuations

Seniors will benefit the most.

The new tax law increasing estate tax exemptions is one in a series of recent changes that are impacting seniors who’ve previously deployed life insurance strategies for estate and tax planning. Other factors, which were unforeseen for life insurance policies issued several years ago, are also creating unanticipated consequences for seniors. For example, most wealthy seniors are living longer than they expected and may no longer need their life insurance or are in danger of outliving

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