Should I Take a Pension Lump Sum or Annuity?

Should I Take a Pension Lump Sum or Annuity?

Should you take a pension lump sum or an annuity? I'm assuming that you've been offered that. You have reached the finish line, you're going to retire, and you need to decide which is best and if an annuity outside, like on the street, is better for you and what probably most agents are telling you to do.
How Annuities Can Help Achieve Your Retirement Goals

How Annuities Can Help Achieve Your Retirement Goals

Today's topic is a good one. That's the reason you clicked it, right? How annuities can help you achieve your retirement goals. Easy for me to say. Now, for all you haters who clicked it and said, "That's not happening with me, man. That's not going to happen." It's already happening, player.
There’s NO Annuity Sweet Spot to Purchase: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

There’s NO Annuity Sweet Spot to Purchase: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a very, very important one, not only for the consumer but also for the annuity industry. The topic is: there is no sweet spot for annuity purchases. There's no perfect time to buy one.
What Is the Best Annuity for Me?

What Is the Best Annuity for Me?

You ask a good question: What's the best annuity for me? You know what? The answer could be none. We're going to go through all annuity types and answer a bunch of questions, and at the end, you're going to make a good decision on whether an annuity fits you or not.
MYGA vs. Fixed Annuity

MYGA vs. Fixed Annuity

Welcome back. I'm Stan The Annuity Man. Today we're going to talk about Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities versus Fixed Annuities. What you're really going to find out today is what a Multi-Year Guarantee Annuity is as opposed to just a Fixed Annuity, or are they the same thing?
Transfer Your Risk to Annuity Contractual Guarantees: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Transfer Your Risk to Annuity Contractual Guarantees: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a very good one, and the title is Transfer Your Risk to Annuity Contractual Guarantees. This is very important in the current sales environment of most annuity bad chicken dinners and expensive steak dinner seminar sales pitches.
Guaranteed Future Income Annuity: 4 Strategies to Know

Guaranteed Future Income Annuity: 4 Strategies to Know

Hi, Stan The Annuity Man here. I'm America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states. Did you know that I love lifetime income? That's what we're talking about today. I mean, I'm the only one that's wearing it on my sleeve, as they say.
What Is a Guaranteed Lifetime Income Annuity?

What Is a Guaranteed Lifetime Income Annuity?

A guaranteed lifetime income annuity comes in many forms. It can be an Immediate Annuity, a Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract, a Deferred Income Annuity, or Income Riders. You can even peel off interest from Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities. We're going to cover all of that today.
How Do Annuities Solve for Inflation?

How Do Annuities Solve for Inflation?

Hi there. Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states. I am so glad you joined me today because today's topic is key. A lot of people ask me this, "Stan The Annuity Man, how do annuities help solve for inflation?"
What Happens When an Annuity Owner Dies Before Annuitization?

What Happens When an Annuity Owner Dies Before Annuitization?

So, what happens when an annuity owner dies before annuitization? It's a sad thought. Hi, I'm Stan the Annuity Man. Typically I'm bouncing off the walls, I'm happy, but we're talking about death, so I'm just going to bring it down a little bit.
Your Retirement Plan Is Not an Annuity Game: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Your Retirement Plan Is Not an Annuity Game: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a good one. Listen up, lean in, get comfortable, and grab a coffee because what we will talk about is your retirement plan is not an annuity game. There are a lot of people in the annuity industry who are just looking for nails, and they're the hammer.
Annuity Decisions Should Be Simple & Contractual: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Annuity Decisions Should Be Simple & Contractual: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is Annuity Decisions Should Be Simple and Contractual. They have to be both. They can't be one or the other. They got to be both. And let me explain that to you.
Annuities vs Market Volatility

Annuities vs Market Volatility

Hi there, Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, licensed in all 50 states. Boy, today's topic is a good one. My director and all the smart people in the room were like, "Stan, don't yell. Please don't yell for this topic."
How Much Do You Need to Start an Annuity?

How Much Do You Need to Start an Annuity?

How much do you need to start an annuity? Promise me one thing. Do not ask anyone that but me, because that is a salesperson's dream. And you know, The Annuity Man is where annuities are bought, not sold.
Annuities Will Do What You Contractually Need: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Annuities Will Do What You Contractually Need: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a very good one and one that I want to stick in the back of your head, your cerebellum, whatever that is. I want it to be what they say in the music industry, an earworm, meaning it's just stuck in there.