Estate Planning Pitfall – You’re cashing in a life insurance policy
Abstract: There are a variety of reasons why a life insurance policy may no longer be needed. When cashing in a life insurance policy, a variety of options are available. But each has different financial and tax implications, so it’s important to know the outcomes before taking action. This brief article explores, among other options, surrendering the policy for its cash value, or donating the policy to charity in exchange for a charitable gift annuity and its lifetime income stream.