Independent & Objective Reviews on Annuity Investments

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Independent Review of the Athene Ascent Accumulator 10 Fixed Indexed Annuity

What We Will Be Covering in this Annuity Review

In this annuity review, we will be going over the details regarding the Athene Ascent Accumulator 10 fixed indexed annuity, such as:

  • Product typeIndependent Review of the Athene MYG 5 Fixed Annuity
  • Fees
  • Current rates
  • Realistic long-term return expectations
  • How it is used
  • How it is most poorly used

Annuities can be complex. That’s where having an Annuity Investigator who loves math comes in.
We make the complex, simple.

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A Better Alternative To Low-yield Bonds?

Unintelligence paired with good intentions might make for a funny movie, but in terms of your investment choices, it can wreak havoc on a retirement goal. In his 2017 annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett noticed the effects of the declining bond market and found the low-yield bonds in his portfolio to be “a really dumb investment.”

As interest rates begin their upward trajectory, bonds appear to be entering their bear phase, which means you might not get the rate of return you were expecting. How bad could it get and what can you do about it? Read on to find out what Warren Buffett did and why you might consider a smarter alternative for the “safe” money in your portfolio.

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Independent Review of the American Equity Life Insurance Company IncomeShield 10 Fixed Indexed Annuity

What Will We Cover in this Annuity Review?

In this annuity review, we will be going over the following details regarding the American Equity Life Insurance Company’s IncomeShield 10 Fixed Indexed Annuity:

  • Product typeIndependent Review of the American Equity 7 MYGA Annuity
  • 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.
We make the complex, simple.

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5 Overlooked Investments that Can Help You Stay Secure During Insecure Times

Have you ever had that dream where you’re standing naked in front of your class? Anxiety dreams about retirement investments can give you that same feeling, only the repercussions go far deeper than just embarrassment; your entire future could be at stake.

With the meteoric rise of bitcoin and the beginning of a bear market in bonds, it can be hard to know what to invest in. Nobody wants to feel like they’re behind the times or missing out and nobody enjoys losing money. So how can you get a safe and secure retirement with ample income? Here are five often overlooked investments that can help you get that, without any gimmicks or bad dreams.

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Independent Review of the Advantage Growth Annuity from The Standard Insurance Company

What Will Be Covered in this Annuity Review

In this annuity review, we will be going over the following details regarding the Advantage Growth Annuity from The Standard Insurance Company:

  • Product TypeIndependent Review of The Standard Focused Growth Annuity
  • Fees
  • Current Rates
  • Realistic long-term expectations
  • How the annuity is best used
  • How the annuity is most poorly used

Annuities can be complex. That’s where having an Annuity Investigator who loves math comes in.
We make the complex, simple.

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