The world is changing.
Employer pensions are disappearing and opportunities to save are shrinking. That’s why Annuities are especially becoming more popular among the younger generation.
What are Annuities?
Simply defined, an annuity is an insurance product designed to pay out income over a period of time. They are considered investment contracts that can help you grow your savings, inheritance and/or retirement portfolio, often providing retirement income that you cannot outlive. Payments may begin immediately or at some future date in exchange for a lump sum payment or a series of payments made prior to onset of the annuity. Annuities may arise as a result of a structured liability settlement as well.
Annuities can provide either an immediate income stream or an income stream at retirement (or other future date) that transfers some of the risk of you outliving your money (“lifespan uncertainty”) to the insurer.
Annuities are offered from carriers with the highest ratings available and designed with high current interest rates and short surrender charges.
*Note: Annuity contract structures are complex with an array of product choices such as: fixed or indexed, deferred or immediate, for both the qualified and non-qualified marketplaces. As a result, please contact your agent to discuss possible benefits, risks, costs as well as potential tax deferral advantages to see if annuities are a good fit for your financial plans.