Bob Klein explains how a fixed index annuity works and how it can help you manage downside risk.
There are six proven strategies for optimizing after-tax retirement income that can increase the longevity of one’s assets in retirement.
David Blanchett and Michael Finke’s research found that annuities may give retirees a psychological “license to spend” their savings in retirement.
One retirement income strategy that will be virtually unscathed by President Biden’s proposed tax increase is longevity insurance, more commonly known as fixed-income annuities.
It’s a great time to purchase or add funds to fixed income annuities as part of an overall retirement income plan given the continued escalating stock market highs.
Here are five unique ideas that are designed to benefit you and your spouse over your lifetime. A word of caution: Brush up on your presentation skills since each one will likely be met with dead silence and/or outrage depending upon your spouse.
When presented in the context of retirement income planning, fixed income annuities have proven to be the most appropriate and natural commercial solution for providing sustainable lifetime income.
When you buy a house, typical financing is a mortgage equal to 80% of the purchase price. This enables you to purchase a much more expensive home than you would otherwise be able to do without the mortgage. The goal is to increase your equity in the property over time through a combination of paying down the mortgage and appreciation.
Some nerves were recently rattled when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) declined 2,052 points, or 7.6%, in six trading sessions, going from a high of 26,952 on October 3rd to a low of 24,900 on October 11th. The loss increased to 2,830 points, or 10.5%, when the DJIA hit a low of 24,122 yesterday…
An important, although unplublicized, benefit of fixed income annuities is protection against elder fraud.
A Tax Credit Longevity Annuity Plan, or TCLAP, would create tax-favored private pension plans while also providing for long-term care benefits.
If you have a sustainable income need and it isn’t immediate, one or more nonqualified deferred income annuities can provide a unique tax-favored solution.
Fixed income annuities can be purchased in retirement plans to provide sustainable lifetime income that can better meet one’s retirement needs than unpredictable and fluctuating required minimum distributions, or RMDs.
The basic purpose of a retirement income plan is to develop tax-efficient strategies that are designed to provide predictable income streams to meet an individual’s or family’s financial needs during different stages of retirement. A comprehensive plan should also include provisions for addressing potential life-changing experiences. One such event that’s generally associated with the latter…
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) crossing the elusive 20,000 barrier last Wednesday for the first time, a lot of people are excited about investing in the stock market. Never mind the fact that the DJIA has tripled in price from its low of 6,470 on March 6, 2009, increasing at a mind-boggling average…
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