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  • Top Five Reasons, Not to Buy an Annuity!

    Top Five Reasons, Not to Buy an Annuity!

    Let’s be honest, there are plenty of reason why someone should not buy an annuity. As Annuity Guys, we understand that there are numerous times when an annuity might not fit the goal of the interested party and part of our job as a Financial Advisor or insurance agent is to counsel clients and web […]Read More »
  • Are Annuities Best for Income, Growth or Both?

    Are Annuities Best for Income, Growth or Both?

    You have heard the old saying, “you can’t have your cake and eat it too!” But what if you could? Retirees often desire lifetime income **guarantees while maintaining their principal balance – which has been possible with some annuity strategies – even in this low interest rate environment if income expectations are inline with assets. The greatest […]Read More »
  • How are Annuities, Stocks and Bonds affected by Rising Interest Rates?

    How are Annuities, Stocks and Bonds affected by Rising Interest Rates?

    With President Trump now in office, more than ever, experts believe the Federal Reserve Bank has waited too long in increasing interest rates while others believe that the Fed should still hold back to protect a slow recovery that could take a dive from new highs since many other countries are still struggling with their economies. No […]Read More »
  • Are You Located in a State with Good Annuities?

    Are You Located in a State with Good Annuities?

    There’s no place like home… but when it comes to annuities, your home may not be the best place for you. The annuity you purchase in Texas most likely will not be the same as what you buy in California – even if it is the same company and annuity by name. Does it matter? You bet, it does… Annuity policy […]Read More »
  • Stocks, Bonds and Annuities – How Much in Each?

    Stocks, Bonds and Annuities – How Much in Each?

    Eeny, meeny, miny, moe might have been a wonderful tool for making choices as a kid, but it is not a great way to select your retirement funding strategies. For those of you who have followed our blog for a while, you know that all financial advice and decisions should be based upon your individual needs and […]Read More »
  • Is it time to Hedge with Annuities or Trust the Market

    Is it time to Hedge with Annuities or Trust the Market

    Do you know that the greatest number of consecutive days the Dow has ended with a gain is only 13? Since 1950 the S&P 500 has been up about 53% of the time and down around 47%; up heads, down tails. We are not saying that your retirement has only a slightly better chance than a coin […]Read More »

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