With Legacy Master Whole Life Insurance, you make one lump sum payment, referred to as a single premium, then simply let your cash value grow. This policy offers tax-deferred living benefits and a guaranteed death benefit to help protect your loved ones. It helps you maximize the inheritance you leave as your legacy while doing so in a tax efficient way. If you don't need income from current assets, consider a Legacy Master Single Premium Whole Life Insurance policy as part of your wealth transfer strategy.
Benefits of Legacy Master Whole Life Insurance
Perks from a Legacy Master Whole Life Insurance policy include:
Guaranteed death benefit to help protect your loved ones
Cash value grows, income tax deferred
Proceeds generally pass to your beneficiary income tax-free
Death benefits may be paid without going through probate, preventing potential hassles and delays
Create an immediate estate with one single premium
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Planning for your financial future doesn't have to be complicated, and we're here to help you design a practical financial strategy. Your financial representative can provide support and assist in mapping out a plan to help achieve your goals, which may include:
Controlling how your estate grows
Providing a secure future for your loved ones
Leaving a bequest to a charitable organization
Leaving an inheritance that's generally passed on income tax-free
Details About This Single Premium Whole Life Insurance
With Legacy Master, you make one premium payment then simply let your cash value grow. You reap tax-deferred living benefits with the potential of an income tax-free death benefit of a life insurance policy. The death benefit is guaranteed for the life of the insured unless canceled by cash surrender or exhausted by loan1.
Legacy Master allows flexibility for you to get the most value out of your assets. If an emergency arises, you are able to access the policy's cash value1. Or you can let the cash value grow, income tax deferred, maximizing the legacy you leave.
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You worked hard for your money. Perhaps you’d like to leave a legacy with it to your children, grandchildren or a charity.
Well, here’s a test. If you could, which would you rather pass on to others? $50,000 … OR … $108,117? It’s not a trick question. Most would like to leave more if they could.
Well, there’s a product that can turn $50,000 into more than $108,000 and it passes federal income tax free!
Subject to approval. Standard underwriting, 63-year-old non-smoking female, $50,000 premium, 8/28/2019. Passing income tax free can vary per person.
This is just one example, but you can increase the amount of your legacy benefit, guaranteed, in a few steps.
How? Well, it’s actually a life insurance policy called Legacy Master.
Some policy benefits are mutually exclusive. Loans, withdrawals and advances reduce death benefit and surrender value and may cause policy to lapse. Lapse or surrender with an outstanding loan may result in taxable income. Surrender charges may apply.
We designed it specifically for tax efficient asset transfer needs like yours. Your beneficiary receives the money in the form of the policy’s guaranteed death benefit.
Legacy Master Single Premium Whole Life Insurance Policy (Single Premium Universal Life or Single Premium Universal Whole Life Policy in some states)
And there are benefits for you, if you need them. Legacy Master allows access to your money if you suffer a chronic or terminal illness. While we know you want to leave your legacy, we also realize you may need some or all of this money if you become chronically ill. You can access from 50 to 90% of your policy’s death benefit and possibly still have remaining death benefit to leave to your loved ones. And, you can access from 60 to 90% of the policy’s death benefit if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Plus it all has a guaranteed cash value. That’s extra peace of mind for you.
So if you’d like to see if you can leave a larger legacy, see your financial representative today. It only takes a few minutes to find out more about Legacy Master and start considering if it might be a good fit for your legacy gifting plans.
W&S Logo, policy series ICC19 1901-3030 WSA and ICC18 1808 2621 WSA. Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, operate in DC and all states except NY. Western and Southern Life Assurance Company does not provide tax or legal advice. Please contact your tax or legal advisor regarding your situation. These policies and benefits may not be available in all states, and benefits may vary by state. Payment of benefits under the life insurance policy is the obligation of, and is guaranteed by, the issuing company. Guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. Products are backed by the full financial strength of the issuing company.
Living benefits are accessed through an advance of the policy’s death benefit, provided the insured meets eligibility requirements under the applicable rider. An advance is treated as a lien secured by the death benefit of the policy and will reduce the death benefit payable if not repaid. The advance will accrue interest each year. The rate of interest will depend on the cash value of your policy and may vary. The lien may be increased if necessary to keep your policy in effect. This rider is added at no additional premium; however, we may charge a fee of up to $250 for an advance payment.
Life insurance proceeds paid in the form of an accelerated death benefit when the insured has become chronically or terminally ill, and is otherwise eligible for benefits, are intended to receive favorable tax treatment under Section 101(g) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. Sec. 101(g)). There may be tax consequences in some situations in accepting an accelerated benefit payment amount, such as where total payments exceed the per diem limitation under the Internal Revenue Code. Consult your tax advisor before taking an advance. The taking of rider benefits may affect eligibility for certain public assistance programs and government benefits.
This is a life insurance benefit that also gives you the option to accelerate some or all of the death benefit in the event that you meet the criteria for a qualifying event described in the policy. This policy does not provide long-term care insurance subject to California long-term care insurance law. This policy is not a California Partnership for the long-term care program policy and is not a Medicare Supplement policy.
An accelerated death benefit is not to be sold as or to replace long-term care insurance, nursing home insurance or home care insurance. An accelerated death benefit (such as the Accelerated Death Benefit Plus Rider) and long-term care insurance provide very different kinds of benefits.
Product features differ between long-term care insurance and life insurance accelerated death benefit riders. Accelerated death benefit riders pay an unrestricted advance of a portion of the life insurance death benefit when the insured experiences terminal or chronic illness as defined in the rider. You do not have to show incurred care expenses associated with an accelerated death benefit. The maximum benefit payable is based on the policy’s cash value and face amount. Any advance paid will reduce the death benefit of the policy. Long-term care policies or riders, on the other hand, pay benefits based on expenses incurred by the policyholder at issue. Long-term care insurance is a stand-along insurance policy or a rider designed to pay for the cost of long-term care services. Long-term care insurance may include coverage for such qualifying events as institutional care, care in a nursing home or skilled nursing facility, home care coverage, hospice care, respite care or community care.
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1 Surrender charges may apply. Policy Benefits in some cases are mutually exclusive. Loans, withdrawals and advances will reduce the death benefit and cash surrender value and may cause the policy to lapse. The lapse or surrender of a policy with an outstanding loan may result in taxable income.
Single Premium Whole Life Insurance Policy (Single Premium Universal Life or Single Premium Universal Whole Life Policy in some states) Policy series ICC19 1901-3030 WSA issued by Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, which operates in DC and all states except NY. The policy will be issued as a Modified Endowment Contract (MEC) for tax purposes. Any withdrawals or surrenders could result in a taxable event. Distributions are taxable to the extent that there is gain in the contract. A 10% penalty applies for distributions prior to age 59½ with certain exceptions. In order for policies funded by an exchange to be issued as a non-MEC, the entire single premium must be in the form of a 1035 Exchange, and the existing policy must not be a MEC.
These policies and benefits may not be available in all states, and benefits may vary by state.
Payment of benefits under the life insurance policy is the obligation of, and is guaranteed by, the issuing company. Guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. Products are backed by the full financial strength of the issuing company.
Life insurance policies contain certain exclusions, limitations, reductions of benefits and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact a financial representative for complete details.
Life insurance products are not bank products, are not a deposit, are not insured by the FDIC, nor any other federal entity, have no bank guarantee, and may lose value.
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