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Different Types of Fixed Annuities

Today I would like to briefly touch on the different variations of annuities.  There’s not just one annuity out there, and I feel like they get lumped up together causing confusion and misrepresentation. Fixed Annuity – This type of deferred annuity is similar to a CD.  You know today, exactly what fixed rate of growth  Full Article…


Solution to a Rising Interest Rate Environment

A year ago when a client or prospect was approached by an advisor to move a portion of their “save money” into an annuity, some common objections were: “rates are too low”, or “why would I lock my money up now “what if interest rates start to rise?”  All are valid points.  And I’m sure  Full Article…


Caps are Rising!!!

Finally Rates are on the rise!!!  It’s been a tough 2 years with rates on fixed and fixed index annuities being at an all-time low.  With fixed index annuities, you typically are not guaranteed growth because you are participating in stock, bond, or commodity indexes with 100% downside protection from market volatility.  The trade-off for  Full Article…