Are Annuities a Viable Retirement Solution?

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As more Baby Boomers close in on their ultimate retirement date, the dilemma of how to offer them choices for cashing out their retirement accounts becomes a pressing issue. I’ve seen many employers design their plans to pay out a lump sum only – leaving the retiree to figure out how to structure their income… [Read More]

Sound Bites Hurt Us—and You

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Tim Jost wrote in his recent POLITICO blog that “Congress seems poised to throw out one of the most popular and effective provisions of the Affordable Care Act. . .to protect the income of a special interest group [insurance brokers].” The bill he’s referring to, HR1206, cosponsored by a majority of Democrats and Republicans in Congress, would… [Read More]