Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com

Jon B. Mendelsohn is CEO and Co-­‐founder of the Ashar Group, LLC, a nationally licensed life settlement brokerage firm dedicated to representing the seller and their advisory team in appraising and securing fair market value for their life insurance. Jon is recognized in the industry as a thought leader and tireless champion for transparency and life settlement best practices. Jon is a sought after speaker on the national stage and a valued consultant to professionals working with sophisticated clients in the planning process. Jon graduated from the University of Florida with two bachelor degrees and a master’s degree. Jon is a proud supporter of the company cause, The Crohn’ and Colitis Foundation of America. He and his family reside in Orlando, Florida.

Recent Posts

How is Your Life Settlement Calculated?

Mar 3, 2022 9:10:00 AM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com posted in life settlement, policy owner, life settlement calculator

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Life settlements are becoming more and more common, as people realize the potential financial benefits that they can unlock from their unwanted or unneeded life insurance policies. In fact, Americans received almost $848 million in payouts last year from selling their life insurance policies into the life settlement market. That’s money that these policy owners would have lost entirely if they had let their policies lapse and is far greater than policy owners would have received if they  had surrendered their policy back to their life insurance company. In fact, on average, policyholders average a payout of 4X more than the cash surrender value in a life settlement.

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$22 Billion is Left on the Table Annually that Could Be Used for Long-Term Care

Apr 24, 2018 11:36:00 AM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com

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As life settlement brokers, we know that seniors age 65 and older are leaving huge amounts of money on the table in lapsed and surrendered life insurance policies. That’s why we work so hard with financial advisors to help seniors sell their life insurance policies. A life settlement can provide much needed liquidity for some of life’s most burdensome expenses, like long-term care or medical costs.

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2017 Report on Long-Term Care Includes Life Settlements Among Payment Solutions

Feb 15, 2018 2:42:00 PM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com

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A 2017 report by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Long-Term Care Subgroup includes life settlements among three options for paying for long-term care.

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Financial Stress Among Seniors

Apr 1, 2017 3:10:00 PM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com posted in Financial Planning

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Financial stress is nothing new. For decades, parents, grandparents, and retirees have been kept up at night worrying about how they’re going to pay for their child’s college, how to cover an expensive home repair, or how they’ll be able to handle a spouse’s unemployment.

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Medical Costs in Retirement

Mar 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com

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When you’re living on your retirement savings, any opportunity to reduce unnecessary expenses is welcome. There are lots of ways people go about this.

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4 Ways to Save Money During Retirement Without Sacrificing Your Lifestyle.

Feb 13, 2017 1:11:00 PM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com

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No matter how much you’ve been able to save for retirement, there comes a point for many retirees when they begin to worry about having enough money to last them. Not having a paycheck, or even the prospect of a paycheck, can produce major feelings of anxiety – even if you thought you were fully prepared for that reality. The good news is that retirement doesn’t have to be as expensive as you may think it does. With a few changes, you can easily live the lifestyle you love without depleting your retirement account.
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The Sandwich Generation: Tips for Balancing the Needs of Children and Aging Parents.

Jan 27, 2017 10:56:00 AM / by Jon B. Mendelsohn CEO, AsharGroup.com posted in life settlement

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If you’re a member of the “sandwich generation” – adults who are caring for both their own young children and their elderly parents – then you’re no doubt familiar with the challenges and conflicts that arise on a monthly,

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