Simplifying Annuities for Everyone
The Society of Annuity Facts and Education (SAFE) is a non-profit, non-partisan association founded expressly to educate the general public, financial advisors and employers regarding the appropriate use of annuity products in retirement planning. Click here to learn more about SAFE.Read More
What's Your Retirement Story?
With major advancements and innovation in medical technology, the average life expectancy of American men and women continues to rise. Their top concern is outliving their retirement. Will your retirement savings and Social Security get you by? What's your story? Take a look at ours.Read More
And the Research Says…
A recent study released by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College concludes that annuities are essential building blocks for a retirement plan to ensure lifetime income. Read the summary and brief of the importance of annuities in a 401(k) world.Read More
Beware of Financial Exploitation
Financial exploitation, particularly committed against the elderly, is a large and growing problem with an estimated cost of between $3.5 billion to $5 billion each year, writes Kristen Beckman of Life Health Pro. She recently covered a speech given by…
Why Should You Consider an Annuity for Your Retirement Plan?
Let’s compare an annuity to buying life insurance. If you think about it, these two products are direct opposites. Life insurance protects against the risk of death, or dying too soon. If the insured dies, the insurance company pays out…
Annuities in a 401K world
Annuities have long been the basic building blocks of the U.S. retirement income system. Both Social Security and traditional employer pensions are annuities, paying retirees a specified sum each month for as long as they live. But due to the…
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