The world today can be very litigious and the risk of getting sued is high. It is important to work with your financial advisors to create as much of a bulletproof plan as you can. While that would be the goal, it is very difficult to avoid all possible risk.
One necessity of this is to have the proper insurance planning. Two products that are protected from creditors are cash value life insurance and annuities. Often these products are used by physicians or others professionals to protect there assets with malpractice and personal liability being such a big issue in today’s marketplace. Premium financing has become very popular using insurance and annuities.
Not only do you get the creditor protection with the products but you also get tax advantages with each one. With Annuities the growth is tax deferred and with life insurance the growth in the cash value can be accessed tax free if used correctly. Annuities are not necessarily a good fit for everybody, but with the right application they can be very effective. To read more about cash value life insurance and annuities you can read about it on www.massmutual.com.
If you haven’t established a risk mitigation plan, you may want to speak with your financial advisors and take a look at how these products and others might be added to your plan.