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Longevity Annuities – what to know and how to choose a Longevity Annuity

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Grantor Retained Annuity Trust vs. Charitable Lead Annuity Trust

July 9, 2019

There are two standard trusts that can be used aggressively to nearly eliminate estate and gift taxes… While getting substantial amounts of property out of your estate: The grantor retained income trust and the charitable lead trust. These strategies are ideal for rapidly appreciating property, such as stocks in a bull market. The strategies are […]

IRS Approves Longevity Annuities in 401(k)s, IRAs

July 2, 2014

Longevity annuities, also known as deferred income annuities, are fairly new. In them, you pay a lump sum to an insurer, usually when you are in your 50s or 60s. The insurer promises that at age 80 or 85 it will begin paying you a predetermined amount every year for the rest of your life, […]

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Is Longevity Insurance a Solid Safety Net?

December 1, 2007

longevity insurance is the latest tool designed to relieve Baby Boomers’ anxiety about outliving their income. This innovation now is offered by Hartford Financial Services and MetLife, and other insurers are developing their own versions. You know the problem. A 65-year-old today has about a 50% probability of living past 85, and a 34% chance […]

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Annuities As Classic Investment Vehicles

December 1, 2001

There’s at least one good effect of the 18-month bear market we’ve endured. Investors are taking a new look at some classic investment vehicles. For example, sales of fixed annuities are rising while sales of variable annuities are declining. I’ve long argued that most variable annuities are sold to the wrong people, and I’ve pointed […]

September 2022:
Congress Comes for your Retirement Money
A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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