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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Placing an annuity in an IRA may not be, as some say, like wearing a raincoat indoors

April 18, 2017

Should you buy an annuity within a traditional IRA? That’s the topic of discussion in a recently published story by Tim Grant of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In the article, AnnuityAdvantage Founder and CEO, Ken Nuss, is quoted extensively. Here are a few snippets: “…many financial advisers say it makes little sense to hold an annuity… Read more

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FOXBusiness – What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Annuities

April 13, 2017

The following are excerpts from a FOXBusiness article titled, “What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Annuities,” by Casey Dowd. “Annuities can serve to be an important leg in your retirement portfolio no matter what the current interest rates are. It is difficult to determine the perfect time to invest in an annuity, but with a… Read more

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ThinkAdvisor – Consider Fixed Annuities for Your Client’s Fixed-Income Portfolio

April 05, 2017

The following article by Ken Nuss, AnnuityAdvantage CEO and Founder, was published by ThinkAdvisor on April 5, 2017. To view the original version on the ThinkAdvisor website, visit: https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2017/04/05/consider-fixed-annuities-for-your-clients-fixed-in/ ### When interest rates rise, owning a fixed annuity may be safer for clients than investing in a bond fund, the author says. While most experienced agents… Read more

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Kiplinger’s Retirement Report – RMD Tips: When Your IRA Holds an Annuity

March 24, 2017

Here are some excerpts from a recent Kiplinger’s Retirement Report story titled, “RMD Tips: When Your IRA Holds an Annuity,” by Rachel L. Sheedy. AnnuityAdvantage CEO and Founder, Ken Nuss, is quoted in the article. “Annuities have a reputation for being complex products, and dealing with IRA required minimum distributions isn’t always a walk in the… Read more

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U.S. News & World Report – Include Longevity Planning in Your Retirement Strategy

March 07, 2017

The following are excerpts from a U.S. News & World Report story titled, “Include Longevity Planning in Your Retirement Strategy,” by Rebecca Lake. AnnuityAdvantage CEO and Founder, Ken Nuss, is quoted in the article. “As people are living longer than ever before, it’s essential that they plan on their money lasting longer as well. Average… Read more

TheStreet – Too Good to Be True? Six Realities Financial Advisers Need to Know About Index Annuities

March 04, 2017

AnnuityAdvantage Founder and CEO, Ken Nuss, quoted in recent TheStreet article by Brian O’Connell. Here are a few snippets for your review: “The Dow Jones Industrial Average is at record highs, stretching almost toward 22,000 on Monday, February 27, and financial advisors may be starting to mull over ways to protect clients if the stock market,… Read more

U.S. News & World Report – Fixed Annuities Versus Bonds

February 07, 2017

Here’s an excerpt from a recent U.S. News & World Report article by Rebecca Lake outlining the pros and cons of fixed annuities compared to bonds for producing retirement income. “Fixed annuities and bonds are designed to help investors fill income gaps in their retirement plan. When ranking pre-retirees’ biggest investment stressors, running out of… Read more

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U.S. News & World Report – Deferred Income Annuity Options

December 21, 2016

Here is a snippet from a very good U.S. News & World Report article by Jeff Brown on Deferred Income Annuities, also called Longevity Annuities. “Imagine if you could set aside $125,000 in retirement savings and have it produce more than $60,000 in annual income. Ordinarily it would take a lifetime of investing gains to… Read more

2016 Barron’s Top 50 Annuities

June 29, 2016

The following are excerpts from a Barron’s article titled, “Top 50 Annuities for 2016,” by Karen Hube. AnnuityAdvantage.com is referenced as a Source for the article. Barron’s compiled a list of 50 of the most competitive, top-rated annuities as of the start of this month. We looked for products with high payouts or rates and… Read more

2015 Barron’s Top 50 Annuities

June 25, 2015

Following are selections from a Barron’s article titled, “The Best Annuities,” by Karen Hube. AnnuityAdvantage.com is referenced as a Source for the article. Investors are realizing what academics have long preached: Fixed income annuities outshine all retirement income options. The appetite for guaranteed retirement income is reshaping the industry, and drawing investors away from the… Read more