Annuities

Review the basics

Refresher

We try to educate our clients on annuities. Sometimes, it’s a good idea to review the basics. Click here to visit our annuities page. We’ve outlined information such as the different types of annuities, the nature of the underlying investment, the primary purpose of an annuity, the nature of the payout commitment, the tax status…

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Economists Looking for Signs of a Recession

Wall Street economists are panicking after yields on two-year Treasury notes moved above yields on ten-year notes. Economists track how the interest rates of different maturity levels vary, looking for signs of coming changes in the economy. When short-term interest rates are higher than long-term interest rates, it’s what’s known as an inverted yield curve….

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Biggest Risks to Your Retirement

What can be done to reduce those risks? You’ve been saving for years and have finally retired. There are so many world events going on, both domestically and abroad, that the only constant now seems to be change. The news is full of commentaries about market declines and inflation but we can provide you with…

Happy black grandparent and granddaughter leaving a legacy with an annuity death benefit

Annuity Death Benefit

Could Your Spouse Receive a Fixed Index Annuity Death Benefit? If you have an annuity (or, are thinking about getting one) you may be wondering about your annuity death benefit. Essentially, many people want to know what happens to their money when they die. The answer to this depends upon several factors, which we will…

We Have An Idea

This week’s article includes 4 ways for us to prepare and save enough to retire in 10 years. But we have the 5th idea, not mentioned in this article! As you accumulate savings meant to carry you through retirement (alongside your social security), we suggest putting some or all of those savings into a place…

Eliminate the Guesswork

A survey released in 2019 found that 46% of Americans are guessing at how much money they need for retirement. With increasing life expectancies and financial uncertainties, guesswork is playing a big part in determining whether Americans have enough saved to make the decision to stop working and cross over to retirement. Our office can…

Starting to Worry Again?

Are you holding your breath starting to worry about the market again? Fortunately, you can build a diversified portfolio with principal protection. Our team at Retallick Financial Group can assist you in building your portfolio in a way that distributes risk and prepares your retirement savings for growth in a variety of economic environments. If…

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