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Legacy planning

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The beauty of legacy planning

Scenario : Mr. and Mrs. Chan’s total estate assets worth HK$20 million with HK$8 million as their business. They would like to enjoy the retirement and ensure their children receive an equal share of their estate after they pass away.

Without Legacy Planning:

Mr. and Mrs Chan have to ensure they spend no more than HK$8 million during their retirement such that HK$12 million will be available in their will or business for their children's inheritance. 



With Legacy Planning: 

A HK$8 million worth lift insurance policy can be bought by either Mr. or Mrs. Chan assuming HK$2 million to be paid as a single premium. This will make HK$10 million available for Mr. and Mrs. Chan's retirement - 25% more than the scenario with no legacy planning. Besides, without the need to split the business, each of their children will inherit HK$8million worth of their estate. 

Mr. Chen’s estate planning

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  1. Provides long term financial security - protects yourself and your heirs financially and sustainably.
  2. Maximises your liquidity with insurance planning - Helps to ensure liquidity during retirement and surplus can be transferred to your heirs or for charity purposes


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