Annuities as an Investment Vehicle

Annuities are investment products with an insurance component based on the financial strength of the annuity issuing insurance company. Annuities offer an attractive alternate option to secure a steady lifetime income stream with flexible options based on the investor's preferences of security and risk. Annuities are also unique in the sense that income from stock market gains and contributions are tax deferred until you decide to withdraw.

By |2020-04-13T18:24:39+00:00February 13th, 2019|Annuities, Annuities 101|

Why Annuities?

Annuities have a long history of successful retirement income planning, dating all the way back to the Roman Empire in A.D. 225! Simply put, an annuity is a guaranteed payment for a certain period of time, more commonly a lifetime. Ensuring the recipient of the payment never outlives their money and has a guaranteed income [...]

By |2020-04-15T01:07:37+00:00April 24th, 2018|Annuities|

A Comprehensive Guide To Annuities And Annuity Investing

In its simplest definition, an annuity is an amount payable annually. For our purposes, however, an annuity describes a contract offered by an insurance company that allows you to accumulate funds for retirement on a tax-deferred basis. Upon retirement, you’ll receive income from the annuity that can be guaranteed by the insurer to last either a fixed number of years, or as long as you live. An annuity is neither life insurance nor a health insurance policy, and it’s not a savings account or a bank Certificate of Deposit.

By |2020-04-13T17:59:28+00:00September 12th, 2013|Annuities|