If you have been looking for a financial advisor or retirement and income specialist recently, you may have run across the term "fiduciary." Fiduciary rules have been in the news lately due to some new Department of Labor (DOL) rules which clarify which financial professionals are considered fiduciaries and which are not. In June of [...]
Many people are familiar with the concept of riders and how a rider pertains to homeowner’s insurance. For example, if a homeowner possesses valuable art investments, the homeowner may elect to purchase an insurance rider in order to gain extra coverage beyond a standard policy, just to protect their art investment. An annuity rider is similar, in that it can be purchased by the annuity holder and then be attached to an annuity.