Miami Art Deco Weekend
Michael and Iris took a stroll through Miami's famous Art Deco weekend, a culture-themed festival focused around architecture, art, music, and food. He made a few feathery friends along the way too!
Presenting to Texas Tech University
Michael and Nick were online guest presenters on Premium Finance for undergraduate and graduate students for an Insurance and Risk Management class geared towards students in the Financial Services field.
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.
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.
Inaugural Premium Finance Academy
Vérité Group, LLC recently hosted the inaugural Premium Finance Academy for an exclusive and elite group of producers looking to further their knowledge in the world of premium finance. The Academy was led by Michael Seltzer, a Lion Street owner and founder of Vérité Group, LLC, and Nicholas Bowman, Relationship Manager of Vérité Group, LLC. Their firm specializes in bespoke premium finance designs to satisfy the needs of high to ultra-high...
High-Net-Worth Planning During Potential Tax Reform
Following the recent election results, many high-net-worth clients and advisors are curious about how to best structure their financial plans and products to fit the potential future tax landscape. History has shown that tax laws will continue to change, requiring a thoughtful approach to incorporate flexibility and exit strategies into the planning solutions implemented. Top financial, legal and tax advisors will all agree that clients are best served to not...
AALU Webinar: Premium Financing Designs for Rising Interest Rates and Potential Tax Reform
Vérité’s Michael Seltzer will be joining AALU this month presenting a special webinar alongside Lion Street’s Michael Fontanini on Premium Financing Designs for Rising Interest Rates and Potential Tax Reform. The two presented together at last year’s Annual Meeting in what was voted as one of the top-ranked workshops. This month’s webinar, taking place on January 31, will focus on:
- Methods for stress testing, mitigating risk, and managing client expectations in the premium financing...
A Brief History Lesson
With the historic election of Donald Trump as the 45th President-elect, there are many questions surrounding his plans on tax reform. You may have read or seen in the financial media these plans may include repealing the estate tax. Regardless of whether these predictions come true, the fact remains that we have seem similar reforms in the past only to see the estate tax resurrect again and again.
Exploring the Future of Life Insurance at Google
David O’Malley, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, discusses his recent trip with insurance industry executives to Google’s headquarters and the broad consensus that the peace of change in the world is multiplying rapidly, and the insurance needs to be ready to change with it.
Jim Harbaugh and Michigan Agree to Increased Compensation in Form of Life Insurance Loan
Recently, the University of Michigan and head football coach Jim Harbaugh agreed to a contract amendment that increase his total compensation from the school in 2016. The additional compensation will come in the form of a life insurance loan, in which the school will loan Harbaugh $4 million in 2016 and an additional $2 million for the following five years to pay the premium on a life insurance policy.