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.
What Happens at the End of a MYGA Term?

What Happens at the End of a MYGA Term?

Hi, my name is Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states. That's yours as well. Yes, I do sell annuities when they're appropriate and suitable, and I do encourage you to go to my site and get all of my books.
How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

Today's topic is how much do you need to retire? In this case, we're talking about money, but I will cover other things because that's what I do. I can free form this, but how much money do you need to retire? I'm going to tell you how to do that. It's very simple.
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.
Don’t Buy Annuity Hypothetical Annuity Returns: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Don’t Buy Annuity Hypothetical Annuity Returns: Shootin' It Straight With Stan

Today's topic is a good one that will inform the masses and upset some people trying to sell annuities, and it's titled 'Do Not Buy Annuity Hypothetical Returns.'
Lifetime Income Annuity: Single Or Joint Life

Lifetime Income Annuity: Single Or Joint Life

Hello, Stan The Annuity Man, America's annuity agent licensed in all 50 states. That would include yours and yes, I do sell annuities, but only if they're appropriate and suitable. Let's talk about lifetime income annuities and whether you should set it up as single life or joint life. We're going to do that right now.
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.
Every American Already Owns an Annuity

Every American Already Owns an Annuity

Today, we are talking about everyone hating annuities. "I hate annuities, Stan. Do you see the ads? I hate all annuities." That's funny because every U.S. citizen with a Social Security number already owns an annuity. And I'm going to explain that today.
Unlocking Annuity Guarantees for a Worry-Free Retirement

Unlocking Annuity Guarantees for a Worry-Free Retirement

Today's topic is unlocking annuity guarantees for a worry-free retirement. We all want a worry-free retirement. In my opinion, the way to get a worry-free retirement is to have a lifetime income and enough money to live on without worry. That's what annuities can do for you.
How The Economy Affects Annuity Rates

How The Economy Affects Annuity Rates

The question is, how does the economy affect annuity rates? That's a basic question with a very detailed answer because annuities are not all the same. I know that "I hate all annuities" ads are out there.
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.
Christine Benz: Avoiding Blind Spots in Your Retirement Portfolio Planning (TAM Classic)

Christine Benz: Avoiding Blind Spots in Your Retirement Portfolio Planning (TAM Classic)

If you're looking for something that will zig when your stocks zag, you probably want to ensure that your portfolio includes that cash and treasury bonds.