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life insurance vs 401k

Surprising comparisons, unexpected results! You likely already know that life insurance is often purchased to help survivors pay off debts and supplement lost income when an individual passes away. But what you might not realize is that this flexible financial vehicle can be used for so much more, including college savings, healthcare and long-term care […] Read more

loans on life insurance cash value

The following article is a transcript from a webinar on Using Life Insurance Policy Loans to Borrow from Life Insurance Companies. In this article, we linked to content that we believe would be helpful to further elucidate our points. We have also added additional content where we felt it would benefit our readers. For more […] Read more

paid up additions PUAs

The following article is a direct transcript of our webinar Paid Up Additions for Whole Life Insurance. We have linked out to other articles when necessary to give our readers more information about a particular subject. Additionally, there are a few times where we have added additional content where we felt it would benefit the […] Read more

advantages and disadvantages of whole life insurance

A key component of financial and retirement planning is safety – and part of keeping your assets protected is ensuring that your loved ones won’t have to struggle financially when you are gone. One of the best strategies for doing so includes purchasing life insurance. The proceeds from these policies can be used for a […] Read more

tax bill in retirement

The following is the full transcript of the webinar titled Do You Know Your Retirement Tax Bill? We have added additional links where we felt it would be helpful. If you have any questions pertaining to this topic, please feel free to leave a comment below. Get My Retirement Tax Bill Now! Steven Gibbs:                    I’m […] Read more

business owner asset protection

How Business Owners Can Protect Their Assets Entrepreneurs and small business owners face a variety of financial threats, ranging from the liability risk that comes with interacting with the public to dangers like recession, or an accident that impairs their ability to operate their business. Aside from general risks such as an economic downturn or […] Read more

Infinite Banking Concept

In this article we will cover the pros and cons of the infinite banking concept®. While there are many pros to infinite banking, there are some cons that you may also need to consider. And while we are advocates of this concept, it is not for everyone or every situation. At Insurance and Estates we […] Read more

cash value chart whole life insurance

The following article examines three different whole life cash value charts to understand how different policy designs affect the outcome of the policy’s long term cash value growth. So, let’s begin with answering, What is Whole Life Insurance Cash Value? A tax-advantaged financial tool for generating tax-free income, paying off high-interest debt, and even becoming […] Read more

rising interest rates high inflation assets

How to Protect Wealth When the Fed Is Raising Rates The low interest rate environment of recent decades appears to be on the way out. While rates may not currently be high by historical standards, they are nevertheless significantly above where they were just a year or so ago. With the Federal Reserve vowing to […] Read more

is life insurance taxable

The number one danger to building wealth and creating a legacy is death and taxes. The good news is that permanent life insurance provides protection against both. In the following article, we do a deep dive into life insurance taxation to help you make a more informed decision about how you can best secure your […] Read more