Annuities

Should Annuities Provide Your Retirement Paycheck?

29th Jul, 2015

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Should Annuities Provide Your Retirement Paycheck?

From: foxbusiness.com

With traditional safety nets such as company pensions and Social Security dwindling, many of the 78 million baby boomers are left trying to answer one question: “Who’s going to pay my retirement paycheck?”

Annuities are one investment that more and more prospective retirees are considering. These financial products are created by the insurance industry, and offer a lot more flexibility and advantages than other investments….

How Annuities Soothe Retirement Anxiety

10th Jul, 2015

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How Annuities Soothe Retirement Anxiety

From: insurancenewsnetmagazine.com

One day, advisor Joe Lucey received a call from a commercial airline pilot who wanted to come in and talk about financing retirement. The pilot, whom we’ll call George, said he had heard Lucey talking about retirement planning on Secured Retirement Radio, a weekly show that Lucey hosts. That commentary prompted George to call for an appointment.

When George explained his purpose, he seemed calm…

The safest way to make your retirement savings last

15th Apr, 2015

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The safest way to make your retirement savings last

From: money.cnn.com

Whenever I read about annuities, I wonder why you can’t create one on your own without an insurance company. Just invest your money conservatively and then watch your expenses so you don’t blow through your savings too soon. Wouldn’t that plan work just as well, if not better, than an annuity? – Mike J., New Jersey

In theory, it should be…

Using Annuities for Long-Term Care Planning

13th Apr, 2015

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Using Annuities for Long-Term Care Planning

From: elderlawanswers.com

Insurance agents and financial institutions often advertise annuities as the perfect way to generate retirement income. While annuities can be a valuable retirement tool, if you are buying an annuity as part of a Medicaid planning strategy, you need to fully understand what you are getting. And whether an annuity makes sense as part of Medicaid planning may depend on whether you are married…