Posts Tagged Annuity

Can Life Insurance Really Pay for a College Education?

December 4th, 2017

Many parents – regardless of whether their children are newborns, toddlers, grade schoolers, or even in their early high school years – worry about the consistently rising cost of college education. And this is a very viable fear.

According to Inside Higher Ed, one year at a public two-year college, for the 2017-2018 school year, averaged $3,570, while private non-profit four-year institutions averaged nearly $35,000 per year.1 So, over a four-year time period, many parents could be facing a price tag that rivals that of a home mortgage…or worse.

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A Safer Alternative for College Planning

December 1st, 2017

For years, most people have been led to believe that the money placed inside of qualified plans – such as those that are used for retirement and college savings – should be invested in volatile financial vehicles like stocks and growth mutual funds. One of the primary reasons for this is because these types of investments can oftentimes better meet or beat inflation due to their POTENTIAL for a higher return.

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Tax Implications of Using Life Insurance Cash Value for College Expenses

November 17th, 2017

When considering the use of life insurance as a college savings vehicle, many people think only of the death benefit proceeds, and in turn, they have the belief that someone has to die in order to “benefit” from the plan.

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