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Premium Financing: An Option For Disappointed Life Insurance Policyholders

We invite you to read Michael’s most recent Forbes publication, “Premium Financing to the Rescue for A Disappointed Policyholder.” A decades-long period of falling interest rates has created a challenging environment for most life insurance companies to meet the expectations of their longtime policyholders. Insurers who find they cannot achieve the projected targeted investment returns on these policy blocks are forced to reduce dividend rates, impairing policy performance.

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10 Financial Factors To Consider During A Divorce.

Nobody gets married with the intent of one day getting divorced, but unfortunately, it happens all too often. For better or worse, divorce brings with it many challenges, at the very top are the financial ramifications of separating from your loved one. I was recently part of a Forbes panel discussing the essential financial steps one should take to ensure their own financial well-being. Continue reading on

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Time To Consider Premium Financing?

Recently, Vérité Group Principal Michael Seltzer sat down with Life Insurance Strategies Group Jay Judas to discuss his career journey, how Vérité is adapting to the current environment, why Premium Finance is a powerful and important strategy for wealthy families, and the joys of working with his spouse.

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Financed Life Insurance: Expanding Low-Interest Environment Possibilities

We invite you to read Michael's most recent Forbes publication, "Financed Life Insurance: Expanding Low-Interest Environment Possibilities". With external factors shutting down many of our daily habits and altering our professional lives, we naturally seek guidance to navigate the unknown. Information is coming in from all types of sources, and the fluctuating financial markets are a constant reminder that the only certainty is uncertainty. On the brighter side, we are finally given the chance to unsubscribe to unwanted emails from companies who want to let us know they are "here for us."

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February 2020 Premium Finance Academy

Last week we held a Premium Finance Academy in both Dallas and Houston. Both events were attended by advisors, COI’S, several Lion Street owners and prospective owners.

Thank you to Lion Street’s Brian Bonifant, Sales VP; Walker Person, VP Business Development; Karla Kirk, Firm Selection; and Nick Bowman, Advanced Sales Case Design, for their continuous support. Thank you to our keynote speaker, Laura McGinty, Senior VP of PinnacleCare Private Health Advisory.

Pinnacle is a personalized membership based resource for coordinating all of your healthcare when faced with a serious or complex medical diagnosis. A special thank you to Symetra, especially Jeff Wright, RVP Southwest Life Sales and Brian Keefe, Internal Wholesaler, for sponsoring the two events as well as hosting cocktails and dinner.

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11 Strategic Topics To Cover At Your Next Meeting With Your Financial Advisor

Michael provided insights on what to ask your financial advisor (#6) in this Forbes Expert Panel Q&A.

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Are You Ready for Tax Reform?  Six Ways Your Business Can Prepare Now

With a great deal of confusion around what the new Tax Reform means to businesses, Forbes Finance Council has put together a collaboration of questions and answers to consider as we move forward into a new realm of tax laws.

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Eight Critical Questions To Ask A Financial Professional Before They Manage Your Money

Are you aware of the questions to ask an advisor before writing a check to have them manage your money? Forbes Finance Council assembled a collaborative article featuring Michael S. Seltzer's feedback.

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Ten Reasons All Premium Finance Firms Are Not The Same

Premium financing, to many advisors, is a relatively easy advanced market concept to understand: Using leverage, clients are able to buy the amount of life insurance they need, not just the amount they can afford.

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Premium Financing For Life Insurance: The Who, What And Why

We are honored to announce that Michael has been named to the Forbes Finance Council, and we invite you to check out his recent article published through Forbes online.

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