September 15, 2020, GEM 20—These days, with so much uncertainty due to the pandemic, it may help to focus on something you can control, like your estate plan. When most people hear “estate plan,” they think of their will. They don’t necessarily think about life insurance within the context of their overall estate plan. Learn the top five ways life insurance can play a role in estate planning, and maybe bring a bit more stability into an uncertain environment.
Are your insurance strategies covering the full spectrum of protection you need?With estate taxes due typically nine months after the date of death, having a liquidity strategy in place will help keep your assets secure from an unintended sale.A new study from The First Street Foundation lists 14.6 million properties in the 100-year flood zone, which is where there is a 1% chance of a flood striking in any one year.
During times when we are most anxious, keeping a focus on your planning can help.Consider protecting your loved ones with a strong and updated estate plan, being sure your beneficiary designations and current.Work to ease your portfolio panic with a solid diversification plan, which may help you better weather the storm when volatility occurs.