Market Volatility and Income

You’ve worked hard all your life, played by the rules only to have a majority of your nest egg wiped out due to something you could NEVER have controlled. For most of us, this would be devastating and possibly life-changing! For most pre retires and retirees, the #1 concern they have is fear of running [...]

Retirees Should Invest In A Fixed Indexed Annuity 

As people get close to their retirement years, objectives and goals must adjust from accumulation to income distribution, and portfolio investment risk must be also be addressed accordingly. There is no good reason for investors at or near retirement to have stock or bond market risk, especially in the current low-interest-rate environment. So, where can [...]

Should Your Portfolio Include A Deferred Income Annuity

Also known as "longevity" annuities, deferred income annuities (DIAs) are risk transfer contracts. These contracts allow you to create a guaranteed future income stream many years before you retire. DIAs are often used to supplement existing qualified plans and pensions. They can help solve a person's concern about outliving their money in retirement. When you [...]

By |2020-08-12T15:00:33+00:00August 10th, 2020|Annuities|

Which Way To Turn

Quarantined, isolated and confused Today, I am sitting in my home, self-isolated, keeping a social distance away from the rest of the world, and I have a slight tickle in my throat.  I am watching TV with one eye on the stock market as the Dow drops lower and lower, and with the other eye [...]

By |2020-07-19T14:30:42+00:00July 19th, 2020|Annuities|

How To Survive And Thrive The COVID-19 Market Losses

I think we can all agree we live in unprecedented times with a worldwide pandemic, anarchy in our cities, and a stock market that is on a roller coaster ride every other day. As retirees, this can become very overwhelming as we question how to protect our hard-earned retirement funds. Do the following fears keep [...]

By |2020-07-01T19:58:52+00:00July 1st, 2020|Annuities|

Volatility, Information, The Stock Market and Annuities

Volatility is what drives the stock market, it changes. As it changes, opportunities exist to make money whether betting on a movement up or a movement down of the market. All that is needed to make the stock market work is volatility and what drives volatility? Information.

By |2020-08-05T22:11:52+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Annuities, Retirement Planning|

Does Your Pension Fund Help You Meet Life’s Unexpected Demands

It is very common when individuals explore retirement plan alternatives that they focus on the monthly payments they will receive when they start taking lifetime income.   There are certain circumstances where that criteria can work against what the plan holder needs. Recently a client explored what products would give him the highest monthly income. [...]

By |2020-04-12T23:34:29+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Annuities|

Market Volatility Puts Retirement Accounts In Peril

Volatility in the stock market again is back, and it might be a warning shot.   More people are waking up wondering could this be the Big Correction everybody’s been worried about. I can’t answer that question, but I can tell you that a major correction is inevitable will it be 10%, 20%, 40% who [...]

By |2020-04-17T18:13:08+00:00August 7th, 2019|Retirement Planning, Uncategorized|