Before You Annuitize an Annuity, Shop Around for the Best Rate

It pays to shop around for annuity rates. Here is the thing. Much like car insurance rates, annuity rates change all the time. Insurance companies...

What does point to point mean when it comes to annuities?

We have been extensively covering Fixed Indexed Annuities here on Advisorworld.  To recap, Fixed Index Annuities are contracts between the annuitant and an insurance company...

What is the Best Age to Purchase an Annuity?

Annuities are contracts issued by an insurance company (or sometimes by a bank) designed to assist soon-to-be-retirees in successfully maximizing their savings to last...

Let’s Get Real About Reverse Mortgages

I'm not entirely sure how Mr. Magnum P.I. himself, Tom Selleck, became the face of the reverse mortgage industry, but he's been featured in ads...

Does Cryptocurrency Have a Place in Your Retirement Plan?

There's a line I never thought I'd write. But the truth is, as crypto becomes more and more mainstream over the years, there is...

The Personal Finance Industry is Aging Out. What Does That Mean for Your Retirement?

It's not an exaggeration to say that gray hair and wrinkles are becoming two hallmarks of the financial advisory business.  According to J.D. Power, the average financial...

Our Top Annuity Picks for 2021

Here are our top choices among thousands of available annuities in 2021.  You can learn more about the different types of annuities here. Best Fixed Income...

Five Simple Strategies to Maximize an Annuity’s Potential

Annuities are either products that retirees love or products which they despise.With so many different varieties of annuities, it is easy to see why. There...

Does the State Which You Purchase an Annuity in Matter?

Annuities are one of the most diverse retirment investment products available in the marketplace. They come in all shapes and sizes. While this fact...

2020 Annuity Downfall

2020 was a tough year for the annuity industry. Total annuity sales of $219 billion represented a 9% decline from 2020, according to the Secure...

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