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  • How to Choose a Retirement & Annuity Advisor

    How to Choose a Retirement & Annuity Advisor

    Let me start with a basic truth – WE ARE GUILTY – of believing annuities should be an important part of a well balanced retirement portfolio. We admit our bias in that we believe annuities are proven financial instruments that will provide safer, more secure growth and **guaranteed lifetime income throughout retirement. Likewise, you would be […]Read More »
  • The Five Top Annuity Safety Risks

    The Five Top Annuity Safety Risks

    Annuities are safe, secure and without risk…. hmm, well not exactly. As Annuity Guys® we expound quite a bit on the safety virtues of MarketFree® Annuities, however, in the interest of being fair and balanced we have to tell you that different annuities have varying degrees of risk even if some have very little risk. Here are our Top 5 Annuity Safety Risks: Market […]Read More »
  • How Can Fixed Index Annuities Pay Higher Yields?

    How Can Fixed Index Annuities Pay Higher Yields?

    Okay, what’s the catch? How is it possible that a hybrid fixed index annuity can eliminate market risk and earn higher interest than standard fixed annuities. Unfortunately, at times there is a catch – when the agent is overselling or overstating the merits of this type of annuity. Often, they tell clients, you will have stock market returns without market risk and an income floor […]Read More »
  • I Don’t Have a Pension – Do I need an Annuity?

    I Don’t Have a Pension – Do I need an Annuity?

    If you are asking this question rest assured you are in good company. Today’s retirement landscape is the result of companies dumping their pension plans in droves over the last twenty or so years! Most pensions were very similar to today’s commercially available immediate income annuities. Buy one and your income is guaranteed, no matter […]Read More »
  • 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 »

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