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Are you thinking about leaving an inheritance for your children and grandchildren?

Posted on: April 5th, 2012 by Peter Choma

You’ve worked hard to achieve a degree of financial success and have set aside non-registered investment funds as an inheritance for an adult child or a grandchild. You don’t want the tax burden and probate fees to reduce the legacy you’ll leave behind. Although you’re unlikely to ever need the money yourself, you’re concerned about the safety of your investments and having access to the funds should your circumstances change. Also, you’re in a high marginal tax bracket and are frustrated with paying significant annual taxes on the growth of these assets.

Purchase a tax-advantaged permanent life insurance policy with your adult child as the life insured and the designated contingent owner. Your grandchild (the child of the life insured) is named as the beneficiary of the policy.

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