TITLE

A New Look at Life Settlements

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Glen B.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Advisor Today;Mar2002, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on life settlements as a viable financial planning solution. Acceptance of life settlements in the insurance business; Discussion on the use of life settlements for the advantage of prospective clients; Comparison between life and viatical settlements; Variables considered with regard to life settlements.
ACCESSION #
6311261

 

Related Articles

  • Viatical Mischief. Adrianson, Alex // Consumers' Research Magazine;Apr2002, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p43 

    Comments on the viatical settlement in life insurance. Amount lost by investors caused by viatical fraud; Important obstacle to a rational market for viaticals.

  • Viatical Settlement and High Net Worth Transactions: New Uses for Affluent Policyholders. Chodes, Gary D.; Tow, Stephan; Arner, Kirk Hooping // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Nov98, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p82 

    Viatical settlements, or the sale of life insurance policies at a discount from face value, have grown in popularity as industry guidelines, new settlement options, and recent tax laws make life insurance policies more flexible assets. While viatical settlements began with a narrow focus �...

  • Make Room, Mom And Pop... Connolly, Jim // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/20/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 47, p3 

    Deals with life insurance settlements. DG Bank's Autobahn Funding Company's participation in life settlement transactions; Information on viatical settlements and life settlements; Growth in the acceptance of life settlements in the market.

  • Florida Becomes First State to Require Life Insurer License For Viatical Company.  // Insurance Advocate;11/27/99, Vol. 110 Issue 47, p4 

    Asserts that Florida is the first state that required sellers of viatical policies to have a life insurance license and provide information to purchasers before a transaction can be completed. Support of the Mutual Benefits and the Viatical Association of America to the law; Comments from...

  • A Strategy That Cures Investment Blues. Blackman, Irving L.; Whitlock, Brian // Modern Machine Shop;May2001, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p36 

    Presents information on insured viatical settlements. Advantages of insured viatical settlements; Details on the guaranteed profit part of insured viaticals.

  • Clearing Up Common Misconceptions About Life Settlements. Shovlin, Eileen // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/10/2001, Vol. 102 Issue 50, p22 

    Presents facts that will clear the common misconceptions about life settlements and help insurance companies decide when to consider life settlement option for clients. Overview of life settlements; Face amounts of life policies used on life settlements; Comparison between life and viatical...

  • Viaticals Evolving into Burgeoning Securitization Market.  // Advisor Today;Mar2001, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p30 

    Focuses on viatical settlements in life insurance policies. How the settlements work; Process of the securitization of life insurance death benefits; Fraud related to life settlements.

  • Viatical Assn. Allows Life Agents To Join. D'Allegro, Joseph // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/27/99, Vol. 103 Issue 39, p52 

    Reports on the decision of the National Viatical Asociation (NVA) to allow licensed life insurance agents to join its membership ranks. Number of NVA member firms; Functions of viatical firms; Comments from Valerie Cooper, executive director of NVA.

  • Life Settlement Association Seeks To Step Up Accountability Standards. De Simons, Marcella // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/29/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 39, p8 

    Reports on the move of the Viatical & Life Settlement Association of America to pursue accountability standards in the U.S. Impetus behind higher standards of accountability; Statement of Bryan Freeman, president of the association board at Atlanta-based settlement companies; Requirements to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics