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fixed annuities

Multi-Year Guarantee Annuity Details

SecureGain 3 (AK, UT)

Product Name

SecureGain 3 (AK, UT)

Annuity Type

Multi-Year Guarantee Annuity

Issuing Insurance Company and Ratings

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Product Information

The SecureGain 3 is a deferred multi-year guarantee annuity issued by MassMutual Ascend Life Insurance Company.

This annuity is a premium banded product. The interest rate you earn will vary depending on the amount of premium you deposit (see Rate Details below). Currently, the highest 3 year guarantee period annual yield is 4.40% on premium amounts of $100,000 - See Notes.  This is the guaranteed annual yield, including bonuses if applicable, for the initial guarantee period term, up to the first penalty free full withdrawal window. The SecureGain 3 has a full penalty free withdrawal window after 3 years.

During the time in which the annuity is subject to surrender penalties, there are policy provisions that allow partial access on a penalty free basis. Beginning with the first contract year, and each year thereafter, this annuity provides up to 10% (noncumulative) of the contract value may be withdrawn from the annuity each contract year without penalty.

This annuity also waives withdrawal penalties upon death. Your named beneficiary(ies) will receive a death benefit equal to the full accumulation value. A beneficiary may choose to receive their death benefit in either a lump sum or select an available annuitization option.

Details on additional penalty waivers can be found in the Penalty Free Withdrawal Provisions section below.

MassMutual Ascend Life Insurance Company is rated “A++” by A.M. Best, was founded in 1961, and has over $42.7 billion in total assets.

Rate Details

Sep 13th, 2023
Not Scheduled
3 years

Premium Amount: $100,000 - See Notes High-Band

3 Year Guarantee Period Annual Yield: 4.40%
Interest rate start of year 1 through end of year 3: 4.40%

Premium Amount: $10,000 - $99,999 Low-Band

3 Year Guarantee Period Annual Yield: 4.25%
Interest rate start of year 1 through end of year 3: 4.25%

Initial Surrender Charge and MVA Periods

6 years


3 years

State variations may exist, refer to product disclosure for details.

Policy Details

See Notes
See Notes
60 days
Accumulation Value

Penalty Free Withdrawal Provisions

Annuitization, Death, Extended Care and Terminal Illness

See product brochure, disclosure and riders for additional details, limitations and availability. State variations, age restrictions and holding periods may apply.

State Variations

Available only in:  AK and UT (as of 10/03/2022)


Max Premium Non-Qualified/Qualified:
$1 million for ages 0-85
$500,000 for ages 86+

Max Issue Age Inherited IRA: 75
Max Issue Age Inherited Non-Qualified: 75