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What is an “ANNUITY HATER”?

So just what is an “Annuity Hater” you ask?  To give you the basic answer, an Annuity Hater is someone (usually a financial advisor) that hates annuities usually because they simply don’t understand them.  More importantly, they usually don’t take the time to understand the different types of annuities, the real pros and cons, and  Click to Continue

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Don’t replace your Annuity until you watch this video!

Annuities have been around for ages (literally), and every 5 years or so, some new annuity feature always seems to be released as carriers find new ways to create benefits and innovate.  With these changes brings on the opportunity to “upgrade your annuity” to have some of the latest in annuity enhancements.  But of course,  Click to Continue

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Do you know what all of these Annuity Acronyms Mean?

As annuities have evolved and gained popularity over the years, so have the annuity acronyms that are being used to describe different features, benefits, and riders on the annuities.  For some financial advisors who deal with annuities every day, these acronyms make life easier.  However, for the vast majority of consumers who aren’t familiar with  Click to Continue

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Are Annuities Rigged? The Answer Might Surprise You.

Here at Retirement Think Tank, we get some pretty interesting questions from consumers in regards to annuities.  Sometimes the questions are things that they heard from a friend, co-worker, or their financial advisor.  Other times it is something that they heard from a talking head like Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey, or Clark Howard.  (Read the  Click to Continue

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What Are Fixed Index Annuities?

Assembling the optimal retirement plan is critical for today’s seniors given that their retirement years will likely be much longer than that of the parents.  Most troubling, is that many of today’s retirees do not have the comfortable pension plans to offset the ever-increasing risk of life longevity (living longer than ones retirement savings can  Click to Continue

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Hybrid Annuity Review

The last twelve months have been a wild one for annuities in general.  Annuities have gained incredible popularity as even many registered financial advisors have finally come to realize that annuities are truly the only retirement vehicle that can contractually guarantee a lifetime income stream.  Moreover, due to all of the demand for annuities, consumers  Click to Continue

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