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Resources for Advisors
- AALU: Changing the Situs of an Irrevocable Trust
New life can be given to old trusts by moving to a jurisdiction with more robust trust laws (a so-called “situs change”).
- AALU: Avoiding 5 Common Mistakes in Life Insurance Planning
Advising on product selection and identifying common trouble spots in the development of a life insurance plan can offer advisors significant opportunities to provide value to their clients.
- AALU: The Risk of Proprietary Life Insurance Products
Are proprietary life insurance products the perfect fit for many clients? This whitepaper takes a look at the involved risks.
- AALU: Estate Freeze Series - Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts
Estate freeze techniques like installment sales to grantor trusts continue to play a key role in legacy planning.
- AALU: Estate Freeze Series - Zeroed-Out GRATs
Zero-gift planning techniques continue to be important in legacy planning.
- AALU: Change Life Insurance Beneficiaries Post-Divorce
Proper legacy management requires updating life insurance beneficiary designations following divorce.
- Understanding Recent COI Increases
White paper highlighting some common reasons causing increase of COI Charges.
- AALU: Malpractice Suit Against Trustees
The discussed case highlights some advantages of a professional corporate trustee
- AALU: Charitable Giving Approaches Using Life Insurance
The report features different approaches using life insurance for charitable giving
- AALU: Crummey Powers Instrumental in Funding Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Get a complete primer on Crummey Powers and how they fund irrevocable life insurance trusts
Resources for Employers
- AALU: Trust Advisor Powers
An article discussing whether Trust Advisors being Fiduciaries really matters.
- Case Study: Oxfam - Customized Executive Benefit Solution
Case Study: Oxfam - Customized Executive Benefit Solution
- Form 1095 Distribution Deadline Alert
Alert outlining a 30-Day Extension for Furnishing Forms 1095 and Extends Good Faith Transition Relief provided by the IRS.
- ACA Post-2016 Election
Report about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) following the election of Donald Trump.
- Table 1 Costs Overview 2016
Our Table I costs overview provides in-depth explanations about all aspects of taxable income as part of Group Life Insurance
- Group Term Life Insurance Table 1 Costs
Table I with an overview of the rates established by the IRS for Group Term Life Insurance to report as income to the employee in their taxable wages.
- Medicare Part D Credibility Notice
Medicare Part D notices of creditable coverage
Resources for Individuals
- Investment Fundamentals: Who Wins and Who Loses When the Fed Raises Rates?
This commentary talks about the winners and loses when the fed raises interest rates.
- Market Commentary Q3 2016: Pullback in Price of Riskier Assets Should be Limited
The commentary includes a review of US and China's movement in preparation of Brexit, historic low rates, the comeback of value stocks
- Video: Retirement Savings
How do you maximize your benefits and why is it important to start early?
- Video: Long Term Disability Coverage
What are your your options when it comes to long term disability insurance?
- Video: Long Term Care Insurance
What is Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance, what does it cover and why do people need it?
- Video: Intelligent Charitable Giving
How can you give more money to those organizations in need of help?
- Webinar: Long Term Care
We cover important questions: Do you need LTC? What does it cover? What are the costs?
- Webinar: Overlooked Financial Details in Today's Households
Learn about 15 “nuggets” to shore up your financial situation, such as checking on benefits at work, getting more life insurance, understanding your investments better, and putting an estate plan in place.
- Market Commentary Brexit: Britain Votes Leave
The commentary includes a first reaction to Brexit and the suggestion to take a diversified approach for investors
- Market Commentary June 2016: The Intelligent Pursuit of Risk
The commentary explains how a prudent balance can set the stage for attractive returns in rising markets and limited losses during downturns.
- Sapers & Wallack eMoney Client Portal
Get started with our eMoney Client Portal or see where you stand
- eMoney Vault Checklist
Take a look at the eMoney Vault checklist
- Economic Recap Q1 2016: Important Factors and Events Shaping US Economy
The economic recap comments on the unlikeliness of a global recession, the still expansionary central-bank policy-even in the U.S. and talk about the expectation of growth to grind higher, led by advanced and commodity-consuming emerging markets
- Market Commentary March 2016: Presidential Elections and the Stock Market
The commentary discusses if the presidential election affects the U.S. stock market
- Market Commentary January 2016: New Year - Off to a Rocky Start
The commentary focusses on the rocky start of the market with falling equity markets and further declines in the oil price
- Economic Outlook Q4 2015: The Ongoing Challenges for Investors
The outlook takes important facts and events into consideration and speculates about the economic growth
- Market Commentary December 2015: We have Lift-Off
The commentary gives a concise breakdown of the Federal Funds rate increase timeline
- Investment Fundamentals December 2015: Federal Funds Rate
Get a concise overview of federal fund's rate
- Life Insurance Basics
A handy report about basics and differences between various life insurance product options.
- State Minimum Assets Chart for Nursing-Home Residents
This handy chart shows the minimum assets and income the each state allows nursing-home residents and their spouses to keep
- LTC: Tools & Calculators to Identify Financial Exposure
Tools and calculators designed to help identify gaps in your protection
- The Eldercare Dictionary
A comprehensive dictionary which explains all of the specific terms used in eldercare
- Long Term Care Planning Options
Chart with an overview of LTC alternatives
- Today's Long-Term Care Coverage: Understanding the Fine Print
A concise guide from NFP to understand the fine print of LTC insurance contracts
- A shoppers guide to LTC Insurance (NAIC)
This guide answers many LTC insurance questions and provides worksheets and a glossary
- Market Commentary Q3 2015: Heightened Volatility
The commentary looks at how the progression of monetary policy during the third quarter was influenced by capital- and commodity-market volatility, originating with China’s domestically-focused mainland exchanges
- Market Commentary July 2015: China
The commentary discusses the steep crash in China’s domestic stock markets
- Market Outlook Q2 2015: Volatility and Surprising Countertrend Movements
The outlook focusses on volatility and surprising countertrend movements — ranging from German bunds to Chinese equities, currencies to the price of oil are important topics for investors