An effective tax strategy to minimize the taxes you pay is a critical component to anyone’s overall financial plan.

What Women Business Owners Can’t Ignore When Planning For Retirement

If you are a woman business owner and don't feel confident in your ability to retire comfortably, you are not alone. A comprehensive survey of women business owners by Transamerica in 2016 revealed that nearly 46% of the respondents said they were concerned that they would not be able to retire comfortably. Perhaps even more [...]

What Are Buffer Annuities And How Do They Work

Sparked by the current pandemic, sales of a relatively new type of annuity have seen a 38% increase over the last year, according to estimates by the Secure Retirement Institute. These latest iterations of annuity products, known as “buffer” annuities,” trace their origins back to 2010.  That year, a handful of annuity companies created a [...]

The Real Truth About Fixed Index Annuities In A Bear Market

I think we can all agree that the stock market has been extremely volatile since the COVID-19 pandemic. But what has the market done and what was the average return from the beginning of the stock market.  Well, let us investigate the truth, believe it will be a real eye-opener. We have had a bear [...]

A Compelling Story: Fixed Index Annuities

How would you like to play poker where the casino told you they would guarantee you that you will make money on every winning hand and, you would break even on every losing hand. You would line up for that table, wouldn’t you? That is precisely what we offer with Fixed Index Annuities. Tax deferral [...]

By |2020-07-21T19:03:48+00:00July 21st, 2020|Annuities, Estate Planning, Insurance, Retirement Planning, Taxes|

Does Your 401K Or IRA Need To Be Rescued

Because of the accumulation benefits of tax deferral, many individuals have successfully created substantial IRA or 401K accounts or other qualified plans.   It is not uncommon for these accounts to have amassed seven figures of total dollars. It is also usually the case that little attention has been focused on what will happen to [...]

By |2020-04-14T18:18:20+00:00October 7th, 2019|Taxes|

Advantages of the 1035 Exchange IRS Code

A 1035 Exchange is the exchange of one insurance policy for a newer policy with no tax consequences. It offers an investor the opportunity to exchange an old, outdated insurance contract for a newer contract that offers beneficial features the investor now wishes to include. For example, a policy owner might choose a contract with lower costs, a higher death benefit, the drawing of monthly installments or different investment options.

By |2020-04-13T18:10:10+00:00March 13th, 2019|Taxes|