Annuity Products: Are They a Commodity?

Annuity Products: Are They a Commodity?

Hi, I'm Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states. I'm the number one guy here, and my approach to annuities is completely different from most agents. I only look at annuities for what they will do, not what they might do.
Retirement Income Planning Using Annuities

Retirement Income Planning Using Annuities

Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states, and, yes, this is not a drill. We're talking about retirement income planning using annuities.
Annuities Explained by Age (TAM Classic)

Annuities Explained by Age (TAM Classic)

Hi there. Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent. I'm passionate about annuities, but I'm also passionate about why you should own an annuity. One thing I'm even more passionate about is the age at which you need to purchase an annuity.
Retirement Calculator: Is Your 401(K) Enough?

Retirement Calculator: Is Your 401(K) Enough?

We need to talk about your 401k. Is that enough for you to retire on? How do we know? How do we go about figuring that out?
5 Biggest Annuity MISTAKES

5 Biggest Annuity MISTAKES

Today, we will talk about the five biggest annuity mistakes, not the five smallest, not the five medium size mistakes, the five biggest annuity mistakes on the annuity planet. Let's get right into it.
Annuity Sales Pitches: The Facts Behind the Most Popular One

Annuity Sales Pitches: The Facts Behind the Most Popular One

Today's topic is a good one for me because this is the one that makes the top of my head pop off. This is the one that makes the veins pop out of my neck. This is the one when my producer saw me this morning before we got going, and they had to do makeup; I had this vein popping out of my eye.
How the Annuity Sausage is Made: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

How the Annuity Sausage is Made: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a great one: How the Annuity Sausage Is Made. Now, I'm not going to go into the depths of the actuaries sitting in their closets, running the numbers, etc., but I'm going to give you the 30,000-foot view of how this all works, and it'll make sense to you once I get done.
The Perfect Annuity Does NOT Exist: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

The Perfect Annuity Does NOT Exist: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is, the perfect annuity does not exist. It does not. Even though you might have heard something at the bad chicken dinner, expensive steak dinner seminar, or some online product presentation where it sounded too good to be true.
The Cost of Waiting to Purchase an Annuity: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

The Cost of Waiting to Purchase an Annuity: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is the cost of waiting to purchase an annuity. Now I know what you're saying. Wait a minute. That sounds like a sales pitch. That sounds like some type of an angle for me to buy now, Stan. Are you pushing me to buy now?
Can You Take Your Money Out of an Annuity?

Can You Take Your Money Out of an Annuity?

In this blog, I'll discuss the different types of annuities and how you can withdraw money from them, whether it's interest, lifetime income, or withdrawals. We'll cover all of that in detail.
What Happens to a Pension Annuity When You Die?

What Happens to a Pension Annuity When You Die?

Here's what we're talking about when I say pension annuity: it really comes down to three types of products. The first is a Single Premium Immediate Annuity, which is the granddaddy of all annuities. It's a pure transfer of risk.
Always Reverse Engineer Annuity Income Quotes: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Always Reverse Engineer Annuity Income Quotes: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is always reverse engineer annuity income quotes. "What do you mean by reverse engineer, Stan? You do not look like an engineering student or someone who could major in engineering."
Annuity Income: Do You Need It to Start Now or Later?

Annuity Income: Do You Need It to Start Now or Later?

Hi there. Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states, including yours. Today's topic is excellent and stems from the question, do you need income to start now or income to start later?
Annuity Fees: What To Expect

Annuity Fees: What To Expect

Hey, Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states. Today, we're going to talk about annuity fees. Who else in the world is going to speak about annuity fees but me, Stan The Annuity Man.
Keep Your Powder Dry Annuity Income Planning: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Keep Your Powder Dry Annuity Income Planning: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a very good one, as usual. It's called Keep Your Powder Dry Annuity Income Planning. One of the biggest fallacies in the annuity land is people getting different information on the internet or from their advisors who know nothing about annuities.