How Much Income Do I Need in Retirement?

How Much Income Do I Need in Retirement?

So, how much income do I need, you need, we need, all of us need in retirement? Never ask anyone that question except Stan The Annuity Man, because that is a layup for most salespeople. They'll try to sell you something.
Annuity Payout Rates vs. Interest Rates

Annuity Payout Rates vs. Interest Rates

Today's topic is a very good one and important. Annuity rates versus payout rates. Is there a difference, Stan? You're darn right there's a difference. You know what else is different? This really smooth Adidas T-shirt that I got from my PR team.
Are RMDs Your Forced Annuity?

Are RMDs Your Forced Annuity?

Today's topic is a good one. Are RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions) a forced annuity? I mean, should Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent, should I look at my RMDs as a forced annuity type of income stream?
Live off the Interest Until You Can’t: Shootin' It Straight With Stan (TAM Classic)

Live off the Interest Until You Can’t: Shootin' It Straight With Stan (TAM Classic)

I'm revved up today because the topic is live off the interest until you can't. What am I talking about? I'm talking about current interest rates.
Retirement Expert Rant: What I Love About MYGAs

Retirement Expert Rant: What I Love About MYGAs

Today's topic is what I love about MYGAs, Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities. Yes, I'm wearing the "I Heart Annuity Haters" shirt today. People love it. Well, a lot of people say, "I hate all the annuities, Stan. I hate them because this guy said it in a print ad." Come on, man.
Annuity Fancy or Annuity Contractual?: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Annuity Fancy or Annuity Contractual?: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is this question: annuity fancy or annuity contractual? Now, there are many types of annuities. You already own one. It's called Social Security. It's the best inflation annuity on the planet.
Dana Anspach: Juicing Your Retirement Plan (TAM Classic)

Dana Anspach: Juicing Your Retirement Plan (TAM Classic)

People are so focused on accumulating assets, which is relatively easy compared to the math you have to solve when you start drawing money out.
Do Annuity Companies Keep the Money When I Die?

Do Annuity Companies Keep the Money When I Die?

Today's question is, do annuity companies keep the money when you die? I always get this question and the statement, "I'd never buy an annuity because they keep the money. I don't like that." Well, I blame the annuity industry for that phrase.
Annuity Doublers Gives Your Money Back Quicker When You Get Sicker: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Annuity Doublers Gives Your Money Back Quicker When You Get Sicker: Shootin’ It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a good one that you need to listen to. If you go to the bad chicken dinner seminar, expensive steak dinner seminar, Italian dinner seminar, whatever, you'll hear about this, and it's going to sound phenomenal.
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.
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?
David Blanchett: Retirement Income Investing in a Low Yield World (TAM Classic)

David Blanchett: Retirement Income Investing in a Low Yield World (TAM Classic)

The best thing you can do is to make 'easy buttons' and a way to enjoy retirement where you're not stressed out all the time when the market goes down.
401K Rollover to an Annuity

401K Rollover to an Annuity

What we're talking about today is rolling your 401k into an annuity. Should you do that? Could you do that? Why should you do that? Somebody's trying to make you do that. What's the answer Stan The Annuity Man? Let's get into it.
Roger Whitney: How To Rock Your Retirement (TAM Classic)

Roger Whitney: How To Rock Your Retirement (TAM Classic)

The majority of planning which feeds the mindset of this very uncertain world is always gonna default to denying today, and that’s not right because tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone. You gotta be a good steward.
Annuity Quotes: How to Structure for Future Income

Annuity Quotes: How to Structure for Future Income

Today, we're talking about how to structure income for the future with annuities or annuity quotes, as they say. A good annuity quote is, will do not, might do. You buy an annuity for what it will do, not what it might do.