An Innovative Approach to Generate Cash Gifts
Charitable organizations are using an innovative approach to generate cash gifts from senior clients who currently own life insurance, including term insurance, they no longer want or need. Life insurance has present value above and beyond cash surrender value and can be appraised and valued, like any other asset, for fair market value. The policy can be sold to a licensed institutional buyer for cash and the policy owner can then use the funds in any way they wish – including donation of all or a portion of the cash proceeds to charity.
- Discover how the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is driving substantial gifts of cash from affluent senior life policy owners.
- Learn how to leverage business term insurance, which is generally lapsed without ever being appraised for fair market value, thereby leaving six to seven figures on the table that could have been donated to charity.
- Identify a solution that allows you to generate cash from previously donated life insurance policies that have become too expensive to maintain.
12:00 PM Registration, Networking & Lunch
12:20 PM Welcome & Announcements
12:30 PM Presentation
1:30 PM Program Adjourns
About the SpeakerJon Mendelsohn
Jon B. Mendelsohn is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Ashar Group and Ashar SMV. Ashar serves insurance professionals and fiduciaries as an independent advanced planning resource in the secondary market for life insurance.
Since launching Ashar Group in 2003, Jon has been an influential member of the industry, serving as an advocate for best practices and transparency. He has worked tirelessly to collaborate with members of the insurance and financial services, legal, and trust communities. Jon obtained years of hands-on experience in all facets of the Secondary Market and valuation process by working closely with estate and business planning firms.
Mr. Mendelsohn earned two bachelors and a master’s degree from the University of Florida. He participated in the Strategic Coach program for 6 years to continue to develop both professionally and personally. He is proud to serve as a member of Forum 400, a past board member of the Life Insurance Settlement Association and the Customer Advisory Board for 21st Services Underwriting.
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