Tools and Techniques of Life Insurance Planning (Tools & Techniques)

Tools and Techniques of Life Insurance Planning (Tools & Techniques)

by Stephan R. Leimberg

ISBN-10: 0872189333
ISBN-13: 9780872189331
Publisher: National Underwriter Company
Edition: 4 - 2007

Book Description
Discover proven methods for determining a client s life insurance needs and close more sales than ever before with the helpful hints throughout. Unique charts, checklists, and real-world examples help immediately apply skills and identify the impact of new regulations on existing paradigms. Tools & Techniques of Life Insurance Planning features extensive coverage of 10 policy types with quick comparisons.
4th Edition offers expanded reviews of the latest:

Life settlements & insurable interest
Assets held by variable life insurance or variable annuities
Income & transfer tax consequences of life insurance
Variable annuities versus mutual funds
New split dollar regulations for old & new arrangements
always matching product to problem with revised formulas, worksheets and rules of thumb!
Guides through the process of evaluating existing life insurance plans and formulating new strategies. Provides a comprehensive introduction and focuses on substantive discussions and applications of each plan. Some techniques examined: buy-sell agreements; charitable planning; death benefit only plans; qualified/nonqualified plans; IRC Section 162 plans; key employee life insurance; roles of revocable and irrevocable trusts.

Authors simplify by defining Tools & Techniques; indicating when to use; analyzing advantages/disadvantages; identifying tax implications; addressing alternatives; calculating fees or other acquisition costs involved; selecting best client-based plans. The appendices consist of technical explanations of: generation skipping transfer taxation; treatment of modified endowment contracts and IRC Section 1035 exchanges; benefits income taxation; transfer for value rule.

Newly Revised delivering sweeping changes from COLI Best Practices Act of 2006, PPA of 2006, and TIPRA of 2006. Life Insurance, PACE, and CFP® CE Filed.

Chapters to feature: the top 12

How to Estimate the Insurance Need
Legal Aspects of Life Insurance
Variable and Variable Universal Life
Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Key Employee Life Insurance
Accelerated Death Benefits and Viatical Settlements
Survivorship Life
Buy-Sell Agreements
Life Insurance in Qualified Plans
Section 162 Plans
Death Benefit Only (DBO) Plans
Special Policy Provisions and Riders
Delivers value at any knowledge level introductory, overview & review!

NOTE: Achieve 100% Correlation with CFP® Certification Examination Topics List when using Tools & Techniques of Life Insurance Planning, 4th Edition in combination with Tools & Techniques of Risk Management for Financial Planners, 2nd Edition. The Bundle of 2 is available for $132.90. Use Product # 8080002.

Testimonials
In each of our books we had one major goal in mind: To create the single best source of up-to-date, pragmatic and transferable information on the topics you need to help others.

Stephan R. Leimberg, Lead Author of Tools & Techniques