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Retirement Is Like 30 Years of Unemployment

The word “retirement” is often associated with spending time with family, out at the golf course, or on the water fishing. One word that rarely comes up is “unemployment”. However, this “retirement is like long term unemployment” analogy is something that many people need to consider because sound financial planning is essential to achieve the  Click to Continue


19% Increase in Total Millionaires from 2012 to 2013

A whopping 2.6 million households rose to millionaire status in 2013 to ending with a total 16.1 million “Millionaire” households around the world. This represents a 19% increase in total millionaires from 2012 to 2013 according to research from the Boston Consulting Group’s Global Wealth. With this growth, millionaire households now represent roughly 1.1% of  Click to Continue


Hedging Strategies of Life Insurance Companies Explained

Insurance companies are some of the very best in the world at hedging. Hedging strategies of life insurance companies are complex, but there are some high level terms and process that are fairly easy to understand. Here are the two primary lessons this video will teach you: Learn why returns are different between static and  Click to Continue


Income Annuity Illustrations Are Showing High Demand in 2014

Cannex USA, which is a leader in compiling annuity data and annuity illustrations tools to the financial services industry, announced that income annuity illustrations have doubled over the past year. During the first quarter of 2014, the annuity database at Cannex received 240,000 illustrations, compared with 118,000 one year ago in 2013 (in regards to  Click to Continue