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Welcome New NAIFA-Texas Members

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/30/23 9:51 AM

NAIFA-Texas is excited to welcome the following new members. We look forward to their involvement are honored for them to join our great network of financial professionals!

Topics: #NAIFAProud new members
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2024 Annual State Conference Speaker Preview: Tom Cothron

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/29/23 1:52 PM

Tom Cothron
NAIFA National President, 2024
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA-Texas State Conference
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2024 Annual State Conference Speaker Preview: Louise Thaxton

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/22/23 1:47 PM

Louise Thaxton
National Speaker, Veterans Advocate, and Mortgage Professional
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA-Texas State Conference
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2024 Annual State Conference Speaker Preview: Steve Gilliland

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/15/23 1:44 PM

Steve Gilliland
National Speaker, Author, Businessman
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA-Texas State Conference
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How Life Settlements Are an Undervalued Tool for Seniors

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/15/23 9:19 AM

This Article is Brought to you by NAIFA-Texas Emerald Sponsor, Abacus Life Settlements


In a world that's constantly evolving, it's essential for seniors to explore every financial avenue available to secure their future. The golden years should be filled with relaxation, peace of mind, and the freedom to live life on your own terms. However, achieving this level of financial comfort can be challenging, especially with the rising costs of healthcare, long-term care, and everyday living expenses. This is where Abacus Life steps in as your trusted partner, guiding you toward a lesser-known yet invaluable financial solution – life settlements.

Understanding the Opportunity

Abacus Life, a leading buyer of life insurance policies and a vertically integrated alternative asset manager specializing in specialty insurance products, believes in making the often-overlooked life settlement an accessible and transparent option for seniors. But what exactly is a life settlement, and why is it such an undervalued tool?

Life settlements are a financial strategy that allows policyholders to sell their life insurance policies in exchange for a lump sum cash payment. These policies are typically considered personal property, and just like any other asset, they can be liquidated to provide seniors with the financial means to enjoy their retirement to the fullest.

The Hidden Benefits

Financial Flexibility: Life settlements grant you the flexibility to decide how best to use the funds. Whether it's funding your medical care, covering long-term care expenses, paying for that dream vacation, or pursuing a new business venture, the choice is entirely yours.

Adapting to Life Changes: As life unfolds, your needs and circumstances may change. You may find that you no longer need the life insurance policy, or perhaps your beneficiaries no longer require the policy benefits. Life settlements provide the opportunity to adapt to these changes and maximize the value of your policy.

Affordability: Rising premiums or unexpected financial challenges can make it difficult to maintain your life insurance policy. Rather than surrendering it and losing your premium investments, a life settlement can provide a cash amount significantly higher than the policy's surrender value.

Investment Opportunities: Life settlements empower you to recapture the equity you've invested in your policy. This equity can then be used to explore new financial opportunities, such as investing in a business, purchasing a home, settling debts, or acquiring an income-generating annuity.

Abacus Life's Commitment

Abacus Life is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the most from your policy and that your entire experience is seamless. With over $4.6 billion in face value of policies purchased, Abacus has been a reliable partner for thousands of clients looking to maximize the value of their life insurance. With an experienced leadership team averaging 20+ years in the industry, Abacus brings innovation and expertise to the life settlements space.

As part of Abacus's commitment to transparency and client empowerment, they have introduced the Abacus Marketplace, a leading policy valuation and management platform. This platform provides real-time updates, easy case file management, direct communication with your Abacus representative, transparent pricing data, and E-sign capabilities. It's a one-stop destination for all your life settlement needs.

Life settlements are an undervalued financial tool that can provide seniors with the means to enjoy their retirement to the fullest. The flexibility, adaptability, and financial opportunities they offer make them an excellent choice for those seeking a brighter and more secure future. Abacus Life, is here to guide you through the process, ensuring you make an informed decision that aligns with your unique financial goals and circumstances. So, why let your life insurance policy sit in the shadows when you can turn it into a valuable asset that supports your dreams and aspirations in your golden years?

Find out if you qualify to sell your life insurance policy by using our simple online calculator or speaking with a settlement specialist at 1-800-561-4148. We are eager to assist you in making the most of your life insurance policy.

Topics: #NAIFAProud Sponsor Abacus Life Emerald Sponsor
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2024 Annual State Conference Speaker Preview: Jason Redman

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/8/23 1:41 PM

Lieutenant Jason Redman
Retired Navy SEAL, Motivational Speaker
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA-Texas State Conference
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It's Long-Term Care Awareness Month: Make Sure Your Clients Prepare for Any Eventuality

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/7/23 9:29 AM


November is National Long-Term Care Awareness Month and it is a great time to bring potential limited and extended care planning needs top-of-mind with your clients. It is important for every comprehensive financial plan to include LTC considerations. So even if LTC insurance is not your primary line of business, Long-Term Care Awareness Month gives you a good opportunity to get clients up to speed.

Topics: #NAIFAProud Texas NAIFA Texas
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Gear Up for 2024 with MassMutual Greater Houston's Leaders

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/7/23 9:24 AM


The end of 2023 is around the corner and it's vital to be prepped for what 2024 might bring. Who better to guide us than the seasoned leaders from MassMutual Greater Houston? On November 16 at 2 pm eastern (1 pm CST and 12 pm MST for our Texas members), NAIFA National is hosting J.K. McAndrews, CLU, the President & CEO, and Lena Allouche, the Chief Growth Officer, in an upcoming NAIFA Live session.

Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA Live Texas NAIFA Texas NAIFA Houston
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2024 Annual State Conference Speaker Preview: Traci Brown

By NAIFA-Texas on 11/1/23 1:35 PM

Traci Brown
Fraud-Busting Body Language Expert
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA-Texas State Conference
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NAIFA-Dallas Membership Luncheon Meeting

By NAIFA-Texas on 10/31/23 1:25 PM

NAIFA-Dallas held a Membership Luncheon Meeting on October 26, 2023. They were joined by guest speaking Kevin Freeman, CFA who spoke about his book, "Pirate Money: Discovering the Founders' Hidden Plan for Economic Justice and Defeating the Great Reset". Kevin unpacked a 230-year-old solution that the Founders placed in the Constitution. 

NAIFA-Texas President-Elect, Jim Thompson was present at the meeting to promote the 2024 NAIFA-Texas Annual State Conference to Dallas members. 

Topics: #NAIFAProud Membership NAIFA-Dallas