Switch Dollar and the Power of Deferral

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. Link...

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...

Thoughts on Tax Reform

As you know, Thursday November 2, the House Ways and Means Committee released its first draft of legislation that would seek to “reform” the tax code. With respect to the estate tax, the draft proposes to double the exemption beginning on January 1, 2018, and then...

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...