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Retirement Plans And Securing Financial Stability Later In Life–Annuities May …

Retirement Plans And Securing Financial Stability Later In Life–Annuities May … News from Red, White, and Blue Press: In the coming years more baby boomers will begin to retire, and for those who may be nearing retirement or even for individuals who are still well away from retirement age, the topic retirement plans has still [...]

Annuities can be a valuable resource for retirement

Annuities can be a valuable resource for retirement News from Delmarva Now: continues on Delmarva Now … Read the full article Related News: Getting Started in Annuities Getting Started in annuities One of the most popular retirement investment options, annuities are also among the most difficult to comprehend. This handy volume provides an in-depth, easy-to-understand [...]

Another Look at Annuities

Another Look at Annuities News from GovExec.com: When the time comes to withdraw money from your Thrift Savings Plan, one of the options is to use some or all of the money in your account to purchase a life annuity from a vendor (currently MetLife). Using Form TSP-70, you can request a series of monthly [...]

Variable Annuities: Lifelong Income, High Cost

Variable Annuities: Lifelong Income, High Cost News from BusinessWeek: By Margaret Collins People worried about losing their retirement savings in the stock market are seeking safety in variable annuities that promise lifelong income. U.S. insurers’ sales of variable annuities jumped 24 percent in the first quarter, led by policies that offer guaranteed minimum payments. Moshe [...]

DTCC Launches Analytic Reporting Service for Annuities

DTCC Launches Analytic Reporting Service for Annuities News from On Wall Street: Advertisement DTCC Insurance & Retirement Services has launched a new analytic reporting service for insurance carriers and broker-dealers that sell annuities. The Analytic Reporting Service for Annuities leverages data aggregated from DTCC’s daily processing of annuity transactions to support key decisions about sales, [...]

Retirement Planning And Saving For A Diverse Retirement Income–Using Annuities …

Retirement Planning And Saving For A Diverse Retirement Income–Using Annuities … News from Red, White, and Blue Press: Retirement planning can take different forms for individuals depending on not only the goals they have set for retirement but their current income and the type of retirement plan they choose for their particular situation. While many [...]

Lewis Chamberlain: Annuities worth a look to pay for retirement

Lewis Chamberlain: Annuities worth a look to pay for retirement News from Record-Searchlight: For much of the recent past, retirees have relied upon a number of potential sources to provide the steady income needed to maintain a desired standard of living. Employer-sponsored defined benefit (DB) pensions promise to pay a specified monthly amount for the [...]

Best Annuities

Best Annuities News from Barron’s: Shortly after George Altmeyer of Bucks County, Pa., retired from his senior-management job at a large industrial company, half his stock portfolio vanished. It was wiped out by the stock-market crash of 2008. But Altmeyer, 67, never lost a night’s sleep, and he doesn’t worry about whether he will run [...]

Annuities the Next Big Retirement Option?

Annuities the Next Big Retirement Option? News from Fox Business: Many baby boomers will be retiring on savings, without the secure pension checks that their parents enjoyed. As more boomers embark on this adventure, it is becoming increasingly clear that getting through retirement by living off investments is too difficult and unpredictable for most of [...]

Retiring in 10 years: Should I invest in annuities?

Retiring in 10 years: Should I invest in annuities? News from CNN: Immediate annuities can pay more lifetime income than other investments because of “mortality credits,” or a transfer of money from those who die early to those who die later. NEW YORK (Money) — Now that I’m about 10 years away from retirement, I’d [...]