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FINANCIAL SECURITY IN AN INSECURE WORLD Presented to : Main Line Assoc. for Continuing Education June 21, 2012 Presented by: Christopher J. Hackley, CFP, ChFC, CLU Robert P. Wermuth, ChFC, CLU Michael W. Mills, CFP, CPA, JD, LLM DOFU 5/2011 TN 327825. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Securian Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. Legacy Planning Partners is independently owned and operated. This presentation is for internal use only, it is not to be used with the general public.
How to Provide Financial Security in an Insecure World
Our World has Changed Clients already struggle with what may be the most defining aspect of the “new normal” – a prevailing sense of uncertainty regarding every aspect of the economy and finance ~Scott Leibs, “from the editor” CFO Magazine April 2011
W HY THE W ORLD HAS C HANGED … Many have Lost Faith in: Government Corporations “Pillars of Society” “Nuclear” Family …How can they gain confidence? …Who can they trust?
T HE W ORLD HAS C HANGED … …and is changing faster then ever before We are facing increased complexity & volatility: Paradox of Globalization Frequency & Severity of “Black Swan Events” Technology’s / Internet’s Impact Impact of Mass Media (Mass Hysteria) …People need a NEW strategy.
*We Need to Educate Clients on the T YPES OF R ISKS *We Need to Empower Our Clients to be F INANCIALLY R ESILIENT Using All the Tools at Our Disposal As Financial Professionals… With proper Integration and Implementation, we increase Resiliency.
Pray for potatoes with a hoe in your hand. ~Old Irish Proverb Nick Murray May 2011
Financial Planning Increases Resiliency Asset Management & Ret. Income Planning Estate Planning & Business Succession Risk Management & Protection Planning Debt Management & Cash Flow Planning Let’s look at the risks embedded in each quadrant.
Categories of Financial Risks Tax Risks Portfolio Risks Human Risks
Tax Risks Income Tax Payroll Tax Capital Gains Tax Property Tax Gift and Estate Transfer Tax
Human Risks Mortality Risk Morbidity Risk Longevity Risk Psychology and Behavioral Finance Risk “Entitlement” Risk Divorce DUI and Other Malfeasance Property and Casualty
Continually Educate Clients through the Planning Process: It is incredibly important to be crystal clear about the PURPOSE behind every investment position and strategy that you recommend You must explain what SPECIFIC RISK each position and solution is addressing
Resiliency Techniques 1) Debt Management & Cash Flow Planning: Income & Asset to Liability Ratios –Increase them! Liquidity Risk: –Buy 30 year mortgage, make payments over 15 years –Fixed Mortgage along with Equity Line Deflation Risk: –Debt elimination –Variable interest rate Interest Rate Risk: –Fixed or Variable discussion Inflation Risk: –Fixed interest rate
Resiliency Techniques 4) Personal Estate Planning & Business Succession : Disclaimer Style Wills Properly Funded Buy/Sell Agreement –Death/ Disability…Divorce, Done? Contingent Beneficiaries/Trustees/Guardians Liquidity Risk –Federal & State Estate Taxation, Probate, Capital Gains Tax* Wealth Transfer Risk * This information should not be considered as specific tax/legal advice. Clients should consult their tax/legal advisor regarding their own specific tax/legal situation
Retirement planning demands obsessive scrutiny of risk. If we fail at this point, we can ruin lives. Clients must be better educated about the known and possible risks they face in their retirement portfolios. ~Rick Adkins, CFP®, ChFC, CLU “What I’ve Come to Believe about Retirement Planning” Journal of Financial Planning, July 2010
MARKET, HUMAN AND TAX RISKS: Deflation & Recession Downside Market Volatility Return Sequence Risk High Inflation Upside Market Volatility Participation / Opportunity Risk Live too Long Die too Soon Become Disabled Low Tax RatesHigh Tax Rates Periods of Moderate Taxation Normal Market Performance & Volatility Normal Life Expectancy & Morbidity Market: Human: Tax:
Retirement Income Planning: “Build it with the end in mind!” “Normal” Financial Market Performance and Volatility “Normal” Life Expectancy and morbidity experience. Periods of Moderate Taxation Periods of Unusually poor Market Performance and Deflation -Market Risk Premature Death or morbidity issues/LTC Periods of unusually High Taxation. Periods of unusually High Inflationand Volatility. -“Return Sequence” Risk Considerably outliving normal Mortality. Periods of unusually Low Taxation Solution Alternative: A variable annuity contract with living benefits riders to provide guaranteed inflation-adjusted income. A variable annuity contract with living benefits riders to provide guaranteed lifetime income without annuitization Traditional sources of retirement income; pensions, S.S., Treasury bonds, CDs, Dividends Fixed Annuity Contracts Life Ins. & L.T.C. Benefits and features (Including guaranteed income options) Risk Scenarios: Traditional asset allocation models with disciplined rebalancing capabilities Term Life Insurance Protection * **
Retirement Income Planning: “Build it with the end in mind!” Disclosures *The previous graphics are for illustrative purposes only. It is not indicative of any particular investment or guarantee of future performance. Neither diversification not asset allocation guarantee against loss, they are methods used to manage risk. **Riders are available at an additional cost and subject to restrictions including limitations as to annual withdrawal amounts, periods which the rider may not be cancelled, and investment limitations.
Phases of Retirement FRIDAYS SATURDAYSSUNDAYS MONDAYS Early/Pre-Retirement: Often still working Either Part-time or Flex-Time Honeymoon Phase: Travel Hobbies “Academic Indulgences” Charitable/Give-Back Initiatives Often need additional income to fund expensive pursuits. Veteran Retiree Phase: Spiritual Family Rest Often looking for simplicity and consistency in routines Fight for Independence and Dignity Phase: Often facing complexities of Long Term Care, nursing home, and end of life issues. Why we need to keep it Flexible!
But it brings to my mind the H.L. Menken quote, “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” ~Rick Adkins, CFP®, ChFC, CLU “What I’ve Come to Believe about Retirement Planning” Journal of Financial Planning, July 2010
Benefits of Integrating Resiliency Techniques Efficiency –True cost Allocate dollars to solutions that: –Serve more than one purpose –Address more than one risk –Add benefit throughout life stages Flexibility
Retirement Income v. Wealth Transfer Two sides of the same coin Wealth Transfer Emotions / Risks –Risk of giving away more than client can afford –Risk of negative impact on children or other recipients (“entitlement”) –Risk of changes in the law Managing the risks
Exceptions Unlimited Marital Deduction Charitable Gifts Value of bequest FMV as of date of death (step-up in basis) Must pay tax within 9 months Look for liquidity Portability Transfer unused exemption on death but only to surviving spouse
Federal Gift Tax Exceptions Annual exclusion gifts $13,000 (2012) per person, per year Must be a present interest Unlimited Marital Deduction Medical and Education expenses Tax Payments relative to Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts Value at gift Donor’s basis
Glimpse of the Future Republican View – Eliminate Estate Tax Democratic View - Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2011 Obama Administration View – Budget Proposal for 2013
Asset Segmentation by Purpose: Determining “Core Capital” Examples: Vacation Home – Good for Personal Use and Wealth Transfer, but provides no Financial Security Life Insurance – Good for Wealth Transfer and Financial Security, but has no Personal Use “Core Capital”
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Using Technology to Illustrate Planning Solutions
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Sample Case 1: Assumptions Base Facts Tax Laws –Estate tax law fixed at 2012 levels without indexing –Income tax law sunset occurs EOY 2012 –PA state tax at 3.07% Family Information: –John & Jane Samplecaseone Age 65 John healthy, Jane some medical issues Retired Assumed age of death is 90 for both –3 children w/ 3 spouses –5 grandchildren Trusts –Irrevocable Trust Remainder beneficiaries are the children & grandchildren 6% growth Property –$1M jointly owned primary residence 2% growth No mortgage –$1M jointly owned second home 2% growth No mortgage
Sample Case 1: Assumptions Investments –NQ $10M jointly owned stock account –6% growth –$2M tax basis $10M stock account owned by Jane –6% growth –$2M tax basis $10M stock account owned by John –6% growth –$2M tax basis Realization on all stock accounts: –50% qualified dividends (when applicable) –10% investment income subject to ordinary income tax –30% capital gains (short or long term) –10% non-taxable Qualified –$1.5M John’s IRA 6% growth –$1.5M Jane’s IRA 6% growth Cash –$2M jointly owned cash 2% growth Income: –Social Security at age 67 $24,000 annually for John growing at 2% $21,600 annually for Jane growing at 2% Expenses –$371,280 annual living expenses growing at 4%
Sample Case 1: Assumptions Wills –Generic will Fund a CST Remainder to spouse Scenario 1: Financial Independence Base Facts PLUS –$120,000 annual medical expense growing at 6% from age 70 to age 80 –Total inflated additional after tax costs total $2,404,246 Scenario 2: Gifting Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS –$13,000 per child and grandchild per parent –Every year until death –Goes into Irrevocable Trust (growing at 6%) –Indexed –Total annual gifting $208,000/year
Sample Case 1: Assumptions Scenario 3: Education Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS Scenario 2 PLUS –Education for all grandchildren (all children out of school) Cost –$20,000/year for grade school –$25,000/year for HS –$55,000/year for college –5% growth indexed immediately –Total inflated education costs $3,682,281 Scenario 4: Roth Conversion Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS Scenario 2 PLUS Scenario 3 PLUS –Convert IRAs to Roth IRAs with tax expense of $1.2M (calculated in transfer) Scenario 5: Gift to ILIT Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS Scenario 2 PLUS Scenario 3 PLUS Scenario 4 –An ILIT owns a $10M Survivorship Universal Life –$2.5M one-time premium $2.5M planned one-time (2012) gift with ILIT as recipient –$1.25M from John’s stock account –$1.25M from Jane’s stock account –$7.5M planned one-time gift to Irrevocable Trust 2 (growing at 6%) $3.75M from John’s stock account $3.75M from Jane’s stock account What-If: Bear Market -30% Year 1 There is a What-If option that takes the portfolios lose -30% that first year 2012 that may be applied to any scenario. Shown at the end of Scenario 5.
Sample Case 2: Assumptions Base Facts Family Information Dave & Donna Samplecasetwo –Age 70 –Retired –Assumed age of death is 90 for both 4 children (w/ 4 spouses) 7 grandchildren Business Interest Family Business –$20M value (discounted value) Business FMV = $90M Dave & Donna are 33% owners –C-Corp –5% growth Business Real Estate 1 LLC Business Real Estate 2 LLC Business Real Estate 3 LLC Business Real Estate 4 LLC Trusts Irrevocable Trust –Remainder beneficiaries are the children & grandchildren –6% growth Property (business property & mortgages based on 33% ownership) $500K jointly owned primary residence –2% growth –No mortgage $500K jointly owned second home –2% growth –No mortgage $500K business real estate 1 –Owned by Business Real Estate 1 LLC –2% growth –No mortgage $600K business real estate 2 –Owned by Business Real Estate 2 LLC –2% growth –$400K, 15yr mortgage at 6%
Sample Case 2: Assumptions $750K business real estate 3 –Owned by Business Real Estate 3 LLC –2% growth –$450K, 15yr mortgage at 5% $1M business real estate 4 –Owned by Business Real Estate 4 LLC –2% growth –$700K, 15yr mortgage at 5.5% Investments NQ –$5M Dave’s low basis stock account 6% growth $2.5M tax basis –$5M Donna’s low basis stock account 6% growth $2.5M tax basis –Realization on all stock accounts: –25% qualified dividends (when applicable) –20% investment income subject to ordinary income tax –55% capital gains (short or long term) –0% non-taxable Qualified –$2M Dave’s IRA 6% growth Cash –$2M jointly owned cash 2% growth
Sample Case 2: Assumptions Income Social Security at age 67 –$26,400 annually for Dave growing at 2% –$12,000 annually for Jane growing at 2% NQDC –Jointly owned –$180K annually ($15k/month) –No growth Dave’s Board Income –$250K annually from age 70 to 80 –No growth Dave’s dividend Income –$1M annually until death –No growth Business real estate 1 income: –$54,000/year –2% growth –Owned by Business Real Estate 1 LLC Business real estate 2 income: –$57,600/year –2% growth –Owned by Business Real Estate 2 LLC Business real estate 3 income: –$81,000/year –2% growth –Owned by Business Real Estate 3 LLC Business real estate 4 income: –$60,000/year –2% growth –Owned by Business Real Estate 4 LLC
Sample Case 2: Assumptions Expenses $371,280 annual living expenses growing at 4% Gifting $13,000 per child and grandchild per parent From the Family Business Every year until death Everything goes into the Irrevocable Trust Wills Generic will –Fund a CST –Remainder to spouse Scenario 1: Education Base Facts PLUS –Education for 4 of the 7 grandchildren (3 of the grandchildren and all children out of school) Cost –$20,000/year for grade school –$25,000/year for HS –$55,000/year for college 5% growth indexed immediately –Total inflated education costs $877,362 Scenario 2: $10M Gift Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS –$10M gift in 2012 to the Irrevocable Stock Trust (growing at 6%) –Dividend income $500,000 –Dividend Income to Trust $500,000
Sample Case 2: Assumptions Scenario 3: Estate Distribution 60/40 Base Facts PLUS Scenario 1 PLUS Scenario 2 PLUS –Family Foundation (charity) (its core cash growing at 5%) –2 bequests added to base facts will: 60% of remaining estate to kids 40% of remaining estate to Family Foundation (charity) –$10M Life Insurance Survivorship policy $200K premium –First 10 years the premium is paid by the Other Family Business Owners –Remainder years the premium is paid by the Irrevocable Trust Beneficiaries on the policy are –80% Irrevocable Trust –20% Other Family Business Owners (this shows the $2M paying back for the 10 years of premium payments) What-If: Family Business Growth at 2% There is a What-If option that takes the Family Business Growth to 2% that may be applied to any scenario. What-If: Family Business Growth at 10% There is a What-If option that takes the Family Business Growth to 10% that may be applied to any scenario.
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