Examine the different types of annuities and see if an annuity is the right fit for your retirement portfolio.

Volatility And Longevity

By Bill Broich That old saying, “the longer you live, the longer you live” seems to be much more pertinent.  As humans, American are living longer which translates to more time in the retirement portion of our lives.  Those of us looking for ways to continue our life style are faced with low interest rates [...]

By | 2016-03-14T22:00:12+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Annuities|

Annuities: Love Them Or Hate Them

The Wall Street Journal recently had an article about annuities and why so many people should consider them.  The most significant reason why annuities are not 100% embraced is simple, people think of them as complicated and don’t understand them. David Blanchett makes a great case for why an annuity is important in the article [...]

By | 2016-03-07T19:56:40+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Annuities|

Market Volatility: Safety Nets Are Available

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 is the effect [...]

By | 2017-10-22T22:26:19+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Annuities, home-mid, Retirement Planning|

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, [...]

By | 2016-01-06T22:48:01+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Annuities, Bonds|

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 [...]

By | 2015-10-22T20:27:10+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Annuities|

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 [...]

By | 2015-10-21T16:42:52+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Annuities|