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Viatical Settlements

Life settlements, often called viatical settlements, can create immediate cash if you are living with a life-threatening illness. A viatical settlement offers a unique opportunity to receive money for much-needed medical expenses, alternative treatments, travel, daily living expenses, the fulfillment of life-long wishes or dreams, and so on. You can sell your life insurance policy to fund all of these things and more.

A viatical settlement is the process whereby a person with a life-threatening illness can turn an existing life insurance policy into cash through the transfer of ownership and beneficial rights of the policy. The seller receives a lump sum payment, which is a percentage of the total face value of the policy.

Through a viatical or life settlement, the seller is able to access a dormant asset (their own life insurance policy) and turn it into cash at the time that they need it the most. This transaction has been in existence since the very beginning of the life insurance industry. It was a little-known transaction that usually took place among family members to help a relative who needed money because of a life-threatening illness. During the mid-1980's and 1990's, the AIDS epidemic expanded the viatical industry and was a godsend to AIDS sufferers who had nowhere to turn for financial assistance.

In recent years, the viatical industry has expanded to all life-threatening illnesses. People suffering from cancer, ALS, or other life-threatening illnesses are able to sell their life insurance policies, relieve financial stress, and continue their lives with financial dignity.

Asset Funding Corp. is committed to providing efficient and professional service while maintaining a compassionate and sincere concern for your particular needs and circumstances. We understand that a life settlement is an important financial decision, and AFC works with you and your financial, legal, and insurance advisors to help you meet your present financial needs.

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