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Beneficiary Planning

As clients approach and pass retirement age, they typically need more information about beneficiary planning: how to preserve assets, properly direct assets, and avoid unnecessary tax burdens.

An effective wealth-transfer strategy with our beneficiary planning program helps you solidify your existing client base and bridge the gap to the next generation of investors.

To see our comprehensive beneficiary planning program, log in to our Web site for financial professionals by visiting one of the following sections:

Beneficiary Planning – detailed information and real-life examples.

Practice Management – building your business and holding family meetings.  

On these informative Web pages you’ll find a wealth of wide-ranging tools, including brochures, checklists, and prospecting letters:

  • How to conduct a family meeting
  • Financial professional beneficiary planning guide
  • Investor beneficiary planning guide
  • Beneficiary checklist
  • Family meeting prospecting letter
  • Best practices on growing your business with beneficiary planning

To learn more about how beneficiary planning can help you build your business or to obtain these valuable tools, contact our Sales Support Hotline at 1.800.787.1621.


To obtain a prospectus, download online or call Customer Service at 1.800.222.5852

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