The Truth About Hybrid Annuities

The Truth About Hybrid Annuities

I'm so glad to be here today to talk about a topic that, when you saw it, you clicked it so hard, you might've broken the mouse or your touchpad or however you're doing it. You said, "Hybrid annuities? The truth about hybrid annuities? I've heard about hybrid annuities.
Annuities Can Have Flexible Income Start Dates: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Annuities Can Have Flexible Income Start Dates: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is: Annuities Can Have Flexible Income Start Dates. A lot of people out there, when they talk about annuities, they think there's only one. "I won't buy an annuity because the annuity company keeps money when I die." That's one of 40 ways to structure it.
Are Annuities Safe?

Are Annuities Safe?

We're here to talk about annuities. Are they safe? I get the calls all the time. "I don't know if annuities are safe or not. Should I put money there?" Let's talk about that.
Belt & Suspenders Annuity Strategies: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Belt & Suspenders Annuity Strategies: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a great one, coming from the deep south of where I grew up in Charlotte, North Cackalacky. North Carolina, actually, the town, seriously, and I'm not kidding, look it up, it's called Stanley, North Carolina, just like it sounds.
Annuity Income: How To Set Up Your Payments

Annuity Income: How To Set Up Your Payments

Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states and that's including yours. And we're talking about annuity income and how to set up those payments; let's talk about that.
Annuity Death Benefits: Are They Taxable?

Annuity Death Benefits: Are They Taxable?

Today, a little bit of motivation. We're going to talk about death. Yes, that's a motivational topic. But we need to talk about annuity death benefits. Are they taxable? How do they work? All that stuff. You need to know that because you must control things from the grave. You need to set things up for your family.
Lock and Load Annuity Income Guarantees

Lock and Load Annuity Income Guarantees

Today's topic is lock and load for income guarantees because when you buy an annuity, you're buying a contract and locking in that guarantee. You're loading it for the future, so you're locking and loading that contractual guarantee. I want you to think about that.
Why Democrats Love Annuities

Why Democrats Love Annuities

Today we're going to talk about why Democrats love annuities. The blue state. We have the red state, which are the Republicans, and then we have the Democrats. I've done a blog on why Republicans love annuities, but I think it's fair to talk about the Democrats.
Swallow the Seminar Food, Not the Annuity Pitch: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Swallow the Seminar Food, Not the Annuity Pitch: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Welcome to Shooting it Straight With Stan. I'm your host, Stan The Annuity Man - America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states. I'm so glad you joined me for a great topic. You saw it and said, "Okay, I got to see what he's going to say about this." The topic is: Swallow the Seminar Food, NOT the Annuity Pitch."
Why Republicans Love Annuities

Why Republicans Love Annuities

Today's topic is a good one: Why Republicans Love Annuities. Yes, Republicans love annuities. I'm going to do another blog on our friends, the Democrats. But Republicans love annuities.
How Annuities Address Social Security and Inflation

How Annuities Address Social Security and Inflation

Hi there, Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states, talking about one word and one word only today. Inflation! Inflation Stan The Annuity Man, let's talk about inflation! Let's talk about how annuities and Social Security can address inflation.
Annuity Expert Rants: Annuities and the Media

Annuity Expert Rants: Annuities and the Media

I've got a little bit of an issue with annuities and how the media treats annuities. Now, the last time I went on one of these rants, I guess, for lack of a better phrase, I got emotional about it because I was talking about the stock market decline, etc., but I'm upset about how the media talks about annuities.
Annuity Income: Return OF or ON Your Money?: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Annuity Income: Return OF or ON Your Money?: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is about annuity income. Is it the return of your money or a return on your money? So, return of, or return on. Great question, Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent. Let's cover it.
Roth IRA Annuity: Are the Payments Taxed?

Roth IRA Annuity: Are the Payments Taxed?

Let's talk about Roth IRAs in general and my take on Roth IRAs. In a perfect world where unicorns chase the butterflies, Roth IRAs should be used for non-annuity assets. You've already paid the taxes on the Roth. That should be where the growth part of your portfolio is.
The 2 Questions That Make Annuities Simple: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

The 2 Questions That Make Annuities Simple: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is what are the two questions that make annuities simple? See, I am Mr. Simplistic out here. Don't ask my wife. She'll probably agree with you on other terms, on other reasons for that, but annuities are simple. They should be simple. They're transfer of risk contracts that primarily solve for four things.