Loren Coppock Featured in Wall Street Journal Article

posted by Outside Source on Monday, November 4, 2013

About 20 years ago, Steven and Joanne Carfrae, then-owners of a meat-packing plant here, took out a "universal life" insurance policy, naming local charities to receive the future $2 million in proceeds.

To their dismay, the couple recently faced a stark choice: put up tens of thousands of dollars to keep the policy alive at its existing face value or reduce the death benefit sharply. They went the latter route and now have a $658,000 policy—meaning their favorite causes will receive $1.3 million less than planned. Read on to learn more about what Loren believes to be a large future problem the Universal Life policies from the 80s and 90s.