Life Settlements and the misinformation game

At times, the life settlement industry, or a reverse life insurance process, appears to be the victim of the childhood game "Telephone." One person...

N.J. Supreme Court voids STOLI policies

Ruling finds stranger-originated life insurance violates public policy and are void at the outset.

Chris Orestis joins GWG Holdings as EVP of Life Insurance Secondary Markets

MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2017 – GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), the parent company of GWG Life, a financial services company committed to transforming the...

LISA sharpens focus on legislative affairs during annual fall conference

Life Insurance Settlement Association unveils aggressive strategy for encouraging settlement-friendly legislation at 25th Annual Fall Life Settlement Conference.

Trend Watch: New opportunities for advisors and retiree clients with unwanted policies

After a few tumultuous years, the life insurance settlement industry is incredibly healthy, as many well-respected companies have taken leadership roles within the marketplace,...

Congress re-introduces bill to create a tax-free LTC-Life Settlement Benefit Account

In a continuing effort to bring private-market solutions for funding long-term care to seniors and their families, Congress recently re-introduced the bill H.R. 7203,...

Advances in underwriting: Saliva samples now being used to analyze biomarkers of settlement prospects

Minneapolis-based life settlements specialist GWG Life claims it is the first insuretech company to apply epigenetic technology in a way that it says could...

Saliva tests as longevity predictor inch closer to becoming a true disruptor for life...

Life Epigenetics announces that two major insurers will test its exclusive lifespan-predictive technology – purported to be a more accurate and economical way to help carriers determine appropriate premiums for individuals.

More than 4 in 10 life policyholders don’t know they can sell their policy

Harbor Life Settlements’ 2020 Life Settlement & Retirement Survey shows knowledge gaps may be costing life insurance policyholders.

Evolving business opportunities on minds of life settlement pros as LISA conference prepares to...

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) has confirmed a number of prominent speakers from the arenas of life insurance and financial...