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Why Portfolio Diversification is Essential to Long Term Investment Safety

As you’ve surely heard, portfolio diversification is very an important strategy for achieving long term investment safety. To help illustrate exactly why, we wanted to point you towards the article linked below which gives a unique and very simple example on how diversification can protect your expected downside risk while keeping your expected return relatively  Click to Continue

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Using Longevity Annuities in 401ks Just Got a Bit More Enticing

Longevity Annuity, aka deferred income annuity, aka longevity insurance is one of the fastest growing insurance vehicles in the country, and certainly the fastest growing annuity in 2014. And with the latest news today involving the Treasury Department announcement concerning annuities inside of 401(k) plans, these longevity annuities in 401ks are poised to help this  Click to Continue

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Do you know why Annuities are Lousy Investments?

Over the last decade of specializing in annuities, we have seen these retirement products compared to all sorts of things.  In particular, annuities seem to always be compared to investments such as stocks, mutual funds, real estate, REITs, and commodities. Do you know why annuities shouldn’t be compared to these type of investments?  More importantly,  Click to Continue

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