1. 5 Reasons to Consider an Annuity in your Retirement Portfolio

    5 Reasons to Consider an Annuity in your Retirement Portfolio When people think the word “annuity”, they think of something that will lock their money up indefinitely and the only way that they will have access is through a series of periodic payments.  While this can be one way an annuity oper…Read More

  2. What goes up, doesn’t have to go down!

    Why do you have to lose?  You don't! Do you ever wish you could only reap when the market makes money, without having to participate in down risk? Index Annuities allow you to achieve such strategy! First and Foremost, Equity-Indexed Annuities are not to compete with market returns.  Over the long…Read More

  3. Need Income? The Market Might Not Be Your Best Bet!…. Understanding Sequence of Returns

    I hear a lot of clients talk about how well the stock market has been doing since the crash of 2008.  "Oh, yeah! Ive made all the money back and then some!"... the same ole story.  But let me ask you this:  What if you were having to take income during those down years?  What would that have loo…Read More

  4. When are Annuities a Good Investment?

    Annuities are a good investment if you are buying them for the right reasons. You can buy annuities for safety, long-term growth, or income. For example, a fixed multi-year guarantee annuity might make an attractive alternative to a CD; variable annuity might be bought for long-term growth, tax-defe…Read More

  5. Client Spotlight- Tom Lasley and Elaine Wood

    Beau is one of the most thorough, diligent, and fun person we have ever met.  He explained everything we were considering and even took unnecessary things off the table we had been considering.  Highly recommended. Tom and Elaine a successful boutique real estate in Asheville, NC.  They are one o…Read More

  6. So are annuities a good investment? If you are buying them for the right reasons, they can be…

    Are annuities a good investment? If you are buying them for the right reasons, they can be. You can buy annuities for safety, long-term growth, or for income. For example, a fixed annuity might make an attractive alternative to a CD, a variable annuity might be bought for long-term, tax-deferred gr…Read More

  7. Feature Spotlight: The Income Multiplier Benefit on Allianz 222 Annuity

    There are many reasons to consider adding Allianz 222 Annuity and its built-in Protected Income Value (PIV) rider to your retirement portfolio. Because it’s a fixed index annuity (FIA), Allianz 222 offers traditional FIA benefits such as principal and credited interest protection from market downt…Read More