The Self Evaluation for ILIT Trustees

As a trustee, are you able to answer “yes” to the following questions? Are all the policies under your care financially sound? Are you able to assure the grantor(s) that his/her estate and financial planning expectations will be met? Are you familiar with the myriad of issues that could negatively affect the trust’s policies? Do [...]

The Active Management Required for Trust Owned Life Insurance

How trustees review and manage life insurance policies varies widely and few, if any, have formal review policies and procedures in place despite the various regulations and the vast array of duties and responsibilities assumed by them. There are many professional trustees who have retained services to regularly review and assist with the management of [...]

The Many Reasons to Hire a Corporate Trust Owned Life Insurance (TOLI) Trustee

Life insurance is an important investment. Trust-owned life insurance policies are inherently significant sums of money and therefore it's vital that they're managed appropriately.  Policies of a million dollars or more are common: many policies are valued at tens of millions of dollars. So why is it that these policies are often treated with less [...]

Survey Points Out Why Family Offices Are Looking to the Life Insurance Trust Company as a Partner for Their Clients’ Life Insurance Trusts

The family office space has grown dramatically in the last few years. Today, there are over 2,300 family offices that have a minimum of $50 million in assets, which is up 23% from just a year ago. (1) The industry is exploding. These family offices provide a wide array of services to their clients, including [...]

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