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Tag Archives: Annuity

Asset Growth with Annuities

Annuities are financial tools which have many features.  Growth is one purpose of purchasing an annuity.  There are annuities and annuity-like products in the market which provide growth while ensuring that you never lose your principal.   Not every annuity is going to solve for growth so make sure that you understand how they work.   Click to Continue

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Digital Annuity Applications

There’s great news for annuity advisors and consumers alike.  Aplifi has created a software program that allows insurance carriers to accept applications for annuities digitally.  This software will dramatically cut the time and money spent on mailing, printing, and processing paper applications.  A large insurer’s recent study on their internal processing found that 84% of applications  Click to Continue

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Understanding Fixed Index Annuity Terms

We often get asked the question if annuities are the right choice for retirement.  In most cases, an annuity is a great choice for retirement.  In order to fully understand how a fixed index annuity works, you need to understand the terms and features to be able to make a decision whether or not it  Click to Continue

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Upgrade Your Annuity?

A few years back it seemed that everyone I knew was upgrading their cell phones into new smartphones.  The cell phone industry had never seen anything like it.  This was the same basic product, but with new improved features that for many made the old generation of phones obsolete.  But, I had a problem.  I  Click to Continue

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Are Rising Bond Yields Good for Annuities?

Many insurance companies have lowered rates due to historically lower interest rates.  The prevailing wisdom is interest rate and bond yields need to rise soon for insurance companies, retirees, and other investors who rely on bond income.  However, this is a sensitive matter, because if the pendulum swings too far the other direction the “bond  Click to Continue

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