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Are Annuities Good Investments

When it comes to investing, what images first pop up. Is it the chaotic New York Stock Exchange trading floor? Maybe it’s the stock symbols you anxiously keep an eye...

How Much Each Olympic Gold Medal Is Worth to Winner: Breakdown by Country

Did you know that Olympians in ancient Rome competed for olive wreaths? However, it wasn’t until 1896 and 1900 that the first Modern Olympians competed for silver and bronze medals...

Annuities for Dummies

About a month ago I booked a flight to see one of my best friends. Considering that we’re still dealing with COVID-19, I decided to to purchase travel insurance. And,...

Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuities: What You Need to Know

When it’s time to retire, you’re going to have to live off the money that you’ve been diligently saving and investing. While this if a good problem to have, this...

9 Memorable Retirement Party Ideas

There were 28.6 million Baby Boomers – those born from 1946 to 1964 – who reported a retirement status at the end of the third quarter of 2020. Suffice to...

A Simple Guide to Annuity Matchmaking

Like I’m sure that you do as well, I have a friend who has no trouble dating. He’s by no means some creep who abides by questionable tactics championed by...

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Annuity Rates (And 1 You Did)

Here’s a true paradox about annuities and annuity rates; they’re simple and complicated. “The basic annuity is easy to understand: With a single-premium immediate annuity, you hand over a lump...

403b Retirement Plan

Do you work for a nonprofit or tax-exempt organization? In that case, you’re probably driven by your desire to help others. But, who’s going to take care of you when...

Challenges of Retirement Planning with an Annuity (Review)

What’s the key to a successful retirement plan? In my opinion, it is having a balanced and diversified portfolio. “It’s all about striking the right balance between preservation and growth,”...

An Annuity 101 Guide for Consumers Who Want Fixed Annuity Rates

Are you looking for an effective way to manage your retirement income? If so, then you may want to consider an annuity. Why? It will provide regular and guaranteed payments,...

What is an Annuity? (And Can it Get You Out of Debt?

Annuities are insurance products that are usually used to enhance your retirement’s financial goals and plans. Overall, in terms of financial security, annuities are among the most powerful tools available....

Why a Retirement Annuity is Better Than a 401(K)

What’s the best way to fund your retirement? Well, I wish could answer that, definitively, for you. But, unfortunately, how you will save for retirement is dependent on your financial...

What Net Worth Do You Need to Retire?

At some point, you will have to ask an important question, “I much do I need to retire?” There are actually several rules of thumb when it comes to saving...

The Ten Rules to Put an Annuity Into Your Retirement Plan

Even if you love what you do for a living, at some point you need to face the music and retire. That’s not a bad thing either. After all, you’ve...

An Annuity 101 Guide For Non Jargoned Consumers

After returning from the grocery store last week, I went to turn on my laptop. To my dismiss, it was now nothing more than a paperweight. In other words, it...