Letter to Friends re: WSJ Article on Universal Life
Last week, the Wall Street Journal published a front page article entitled Universal Life Insurance, a 1980’s Sensation, Has Backfired. The article contained points that were valid as far as they went, but were not applicable for the clients we serve under the conditions we create. Providing further understanding of the important differences is the purpose of this email. Universal life insurance is an insurance contract design that incorporates significant flexibility, essentially allowing clients to create a bespoke insurance contract directly tied to their unique needs. Flexibility in any area can be a help to some and a harm to
Capital Strategies had the privilege of entertaining Wes Thompson, CEO of M Financial, and his charming wife, Rosemarie at a dinner party on March 20th. The next morning, Wes visited the Capital Strategies’ offices, where he interacted with the CSG team regarding M’s strategic plan.
David Byers and Hudson Williams both of Capital Strategies, and well-known author Larry Brody, recently authored “Switch Dollar and the Power of Deferral”, which appears in the April, 2018, edition of Trusts and Estates magazine.
Efficient Life Insurance Funding – An Element of Touch
Funding a life insurance contract efficiently is a target sport. It is very much like docking a boat or lagging a putt where just enough force is given so that, accounting for outside factors such as the wind and the current or the slope and the grain, the boat or the ball runs out of energy at the moment it nestles up to the target.