HBO’s “Game of Thrones” continues to rise in popularity. The show is based off George R.R. Martin’s best-selling fantasy book series ad just wrapped its fifth season finale, which drew the show’s largest audience ever — about 8.11 million viewers.
This show is especially popular with the 18-49 year old segment—many of whom are financial planners whose clients would benefit from knowing that they could sell their life insurance policies on the secondary market. Despite the show’s obvious dramatization, we think that in some ways, it has some surprising similarities to the secondary life settlement industry. (more…)