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Fed Chairman Likes Annuities

Fed Chairman Likes Annuities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has a complex job trying to keep the nation’s economy on an even keel, but when it comes to his own finances, he keeps it fairly simple. The chairman’s financial disclosure form, released Tuesday,...

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Why Should I Purchase an Equity Indexed Annuity?

Why Should I Purchase an Equity Indexed Annuity?

By Carter Gray Published January 02, 2013 Sometimes, people can be so afraid of being sold something that they strangle their own deductive reasoning.  I had a meeting with a handful of our affiliated agents last week.  One of the agents said, “Carter, if people...

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The Dow Lost 354 Points! And ???

The Dow Lost 354 Points! And ???

Today Our Clients Lost Nothing in Their Portfolios… How About You? The Dow dropped to 14,758 from 15,112 on June 20, 2013! Ho – hum. Really? Should I be concerned??? Typically when people have money invested in their portfolios, this kind of a drop can be...

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What’s the difference between a CD and an Annuity?

What’s the difference between a CD and an Annuity?

Simply put, a CD is a savings account with a bank and an Annuity is a savings account with an insurance company. But which is better? Which offers more benefits? Which is safer? Here is a quick ‘snapshot’ of CDs and annuities – How short-term vs....

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