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fixed annuities

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2014 Barron’s Top 50 Annuities

July 2014

Investors planning for retirement want simple products with low fees. The insurance industry’s answer: deferred-income contracts. Insurance companies have a long history of conjuring up new types of annuities to suit changing market conditions, and once again they’ve proved to... Read more

Start of New Year is Prime Time to Assess Pre-retirement Checklist

January 2014

Conscientious retirement planning is one resolution that shouldn’t be abandoned MEDFORD, Ore., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Turning the page to a new calendar year is a great opportunity for seniors to take stock of their position in relation to... Read more

With Holiday and Tax Seasons Looming, Asks Retirees and Pre-Retirees Six Burning Questions

October 2013

MEDFORD, Ore., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — For better or worse, the holidays are also the time of year when it is necessary to think carefully about one’s tax situation. For pre-retirees as well as those already retired, financial planning... Read more

What To Ask Before Buying an Annuity

Annuities are seen as rock solid investments. Take a look at some simple questions you should be asking before you dive into the annuity game. If you are looking for further assistance please feel free to contact Annuity Advantage today... Read more

Bond Market Fears Igniting Interest in Fixed Annuities

Don’t call it a comeback, but fixed annuities are starting to pick up some buzz amid investors’ anxiety about the bond market. Investors have scurried away from bonds, yanking some $60 million from bond funds in June, according to the... Read more

Summer’s Here, but Don’t Take a Vacation From Sound Retirement Planning

July 2013

Annuity expert Ken Nuss available for comment on retirement income options. MEDFORD, Ore., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — With over 20 years of experience in financial services, Ken Nuss has seen market fads come and go. Amid that shifting landscape,... Read more

Get The Full Picture of Annuities

With the multitude of rules and regulations surrounding retirement and properly managing your finances, long term planning is confusing to say the least. In the case of life insurance compared to annuities, both products seek to maintain a set level... Read more

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making Any Investment

There are many questions that one must answer before deciding on an investment product, otherwise, funds could be put at significant risk or not best allocated to fulfill individualized needs and goals. Making investment decisions isn’t easy, especially if you... Read more

2013 Barron’s Top 50 Annuities

June 2013

Annuity companies are trying to make a comeback after years of struggling to remain financially sound under the cloud of low interest rates and high stock-market volatility. With annuity sales down 8.4% last year, to $211.8 billion, the lowest level... Read more

Meeting with an Advisor: Be Prepared

When we go to the doctor, we are all used to hearing those basic questions that they start their check-ups with:  “Do you drink? Do you smoke? How much exercise do you get a week? Are you experiencing any pain?”... Read more