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Many Companies Made Variable Annuity Changes Recently

Last month brought about a lot of changes to the annuity market, as May often does.  In Darla Mercado’s Investment News article, “It must be May in VA-land: Payout cuts, price hikes, new products,” she writes about all of the variable annuity changes common to …

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Using an Immediate Annuity for Retirement: 4 Different Ways

As we are always stressing here at Annuity FYI, there are both good annuities and bad annuities.  In Steve Vernon’s article for CBS News’ Moneywatch, “The best way to buy annuities for retirement,” he says that annuities hold an important place in your retirement planning …

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Insurance, Like Annuities, Helpful for Retirement

In “Three Insurance Policies That Could Help Pay for Retirement,” Jennifer Nelson discusses the benefits of annuities, permanent life insurance, and return of premium term life insurance.  Fox Business published the Insure.com article which stresses that you should first contribute all you can to your …

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Is A Variable Annuity with GLWB Worth the Cost?

In “Demystifying Variable Annuities,” Bank Investment Consultant’s David Blanchett explains why a variable annuity with a guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit (GLWB) is worth looking into.  The GLWB is often referred to as a GMWB, or guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefit.  This optional rider guarantees that you …

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