Month: February 2017

BASIC BUILDING BLOCKS

This week’s article begins with a thought we have often discussed; “Annuities have long been the basic building blocks of the U.S. retirement income system.” Economists generally agree that many retirees would benefit if they annuitized at least some of their retirement savings. Call us if you would like to see how this fits into…

ADVANTAGES

With President’s weekend fast approaching, we can’t help but think more about helping those veterans amongst us. This week’s article states that “Veterans preparing for retirement may purchase annuities to supplement their military benefits and future benefits like Social Security and pension payments. Annuity income provides tax advantages, a consistent and guaranteed stream of money…

OLDER COUPLES BOTH EMPLOYED

I don’t know about you, but I have often wondered if in the end it really makes a difference, when all is said and done, if both spouses worked prior to entering retirement. I read a study that I thought to share with you this week that discussed this issue and “ analyzed the effects…

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