Independent & Objective Reviews on Annuities

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Independent Review of the Security Benefit Foundations Fixed Index Annuity

What’s Covered in this Review?

In this review I’ll be covering the following information on the Security Benefit Foundations Fixed Index Annuity:

  • Product typeSecurity-Benefit-Logo
  • Fees
  • Current rates
  • Realistic long term return expectations
  • How this annuity is best used
  • How it is most poorly used

Annuities can be complex. That’s where having an Annuity Investigator who loves math comes in.
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Which Is Better, The Mutual Fund Or The Variable Annuity?

Ask anybody who has strong musical tastes which band is better, the Beach Boys or The Beatles, and you’ll likely get an earful. Art is subjective – it speaks differently to every person. Investments, however, are not art. They are designed to do specific things during specific times. The purpose of your retirement portfolio is to save for the day when you’re no longer getting a paycheck. Once that day comes, are mutual funds still the best investment? Or should you get an annuity?

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Athene Ascent Annuity Income Rider

Because people are living so much longer today than ever before, a primary concern that is on the minds of retirees and those who are preparing for retirement is whether or not they will have enough income for the rest of their lifetime.

But according to Athene, with the Athene Ascent annuity’s income rider, “you can enjoy an income that lasts as long as your retirement does.” Because of this, you can be more assured that you can count on incoming cash flow that you literally cannot outlive.

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Athene Ascent Annuity Complaints

If you are considering the purchase of the Athene Ascent annuity – or quite frankly, any annuity – then it can be helpful to consider not just the glossy marketing pieces that are produced by the insurance company, but also to review the comments and testimonials from those who already own the product.

Doing this can be a key determinant in whether or not you actually move forward with purchasing the annuity – particularly because the complaints can provide you with a more realistic picture of how the annuity may or may not actually be working for other investors.

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Athene Ascent Annuity Statement of Understanding

If you’re considering the Athene Ascent annuity and you feel that you need more in-depth information about this annuity in order to determine whether or not this is the right annuity for you, then reading over the product’s Statement of Understanding and other disclosures can be extremely beneficial.

That is because the statement of understanding, and the other affiliated disclosures about the annuity can give you more of the key details that you need for making a well-informed decision regarding whether or not the annuity in question is the best one for you.

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