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Archive | February 2, 2013

Treasury Yields Rising, Annuity Rates Soon to Follow

One of the main indicators that drive how annuity companies price their products has seen a significant increase lately.  The 10-yr yield increasing to 2.02%, the highest since April 2012.  That’s up from a low 1.39% in July 24th of last year.  US treasuries are not what most insurers purchase to price their products, corporate bonds are.  However, treasuries are  Click to Continue


Americans Are Poor Financial Planners

A recent report put out by the Corporation for Enterprise Development detailed some troubling facts regarding Americans and their financial planning capabilities.  The report found that nearly 44% of those Americans surveyed do not have the ability to cover the basic cost of living for more than three months if they lose their income source.    Click to Continue