Annuities

Market Volatility: Safety Nets Are Available

By Bill Broich Several noted economists and distinguished investors are indicating a bumpy ride ahead for the stock market, not only in America but worldwide. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, recently offered caution on national news when he declared, “The public is walking into a trap again as they did in 2007.” Most alarming of all Read more >>

Market Volatility Can Be Defeated: Retain or Gain!

By Bill Broich The stock market is up, the stock market is down, day after day.  Stress among many people worried about the future is very high. If you have experienced losses in your IRA and are worried about your future retirement options, answer a few questions to determine if the “Gain or Retain” system Read more >>

Billions In Fees Translates to Billions In Lower Retirement Income

By Bill Broich With the recent volatility in the stock markets worldwide, concern over the future of many people’s retirement accounts are at the forefront. Volatility as defined in the stock market means to many of us that sleeping well at night is elusive. In the past two days I have had a few calls Read more >>

30 Year Bonds Available Get Them While They Are Hot

By Bill Broich Our low interest rate environment may offer opportunity for long term bond investors, or does it? In a recent Bloomberg article regarding recent and large bond offerings, I couldn’t help but notice the mammoth size sale recently sold to fund VISA and their acquisition of VISA Europe. In the scheme of thing, Read more >>

The Zoo: Understanding Bulls, Bears and the Deer

By Bill Broich The financial world can seem much like a zoo. Over the years many terms now used derived from animals you may find at the zoo.  The reason is simple, the animal terms are easy for people to relate to.  As an example, a bear hibernates, so if the market is in decline Read more >>

Fixed Indexed Annuities: Fact or Fiction?

By Bill Broich Benjamin Franklin was a very wise man, as a matter of fact; he was one of the first owners of an annuity. Since his time annuities have been intertwined with American history, in many ways they have been a strong core of our country’s financial security. Ben was a wise man and Read more >>

Considering a Fixed Indexed Annuity For Your Important Retirement Funds?

By Bill Broich Considering an annuity? Not sure exactly what to do, which policy to buy, what benefits to ask for or do you even know what to ask for? Annuities can seem to be very confusing when actually they are rather simple. Would you like to know what questions to ask? Here are basic Read more >>

Secrets Of Variable Annuities

What Your Broker Doesn’t Want You To Know About Variable Annuities By Bill Broich Disclaimer: In the early part of my career, I was licensed to sell variable annuities; I no longer maintain my securities license. The article below is gleaned from a wide array of information available to anyone; all you need to know Read more >>

Live Long And Prosper But Not Too Long

By Bill Broich Who doesn’t want to live a long time? As long as a person if healthy, living a long time can be an enjoyable event. The government Office on Aging recently released new research on how long we can expect to live (Mortality Table: http://www.ssa.gov/oact/STATS/table4c6.html ) much longer than was estimated as short Read more >>

Estimating The Future Can A Mistake Unless It Is Guaranteed

By Bill Broich A year or so ago, an article written by stockbroker, Brooks Rhys, made a clear and loud statement, “Don’t Buy Equity Linked Annuities!” I have to laugh at the headline now; Mr. Rhys didn’t even know the correct name of our fabulous product. Mr. Rhys, there is no such thing as equity Read more >>

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