Sep 12, 2023
Here's how to plug the income gap caused by retiring early without jeopardizing full benefitsBy Ken NussMost retirees are giving the government a costly gift by taking Social Security too early.
Aug 17, 2023
Always a powerful planning tool, income annuities are an even better deal today.
Jul 18, 2023
The price of a "free lunch" is often ultimately too high. With a "bonus annuity," you get a lump sum or additional interest credited to your contract upfront. But is the price you'll pay eventually for your "free lunch" worth it? Not usually.
Jun 20, 2023
Use tax-advantaged annuities to boost savings and/or create your own private pension.
Apr 25, 2023
Different types of annuities reduce risk by building tax-advantaged savings or guaranteeing retirement income By Ken NussWhen I'm asked if an annuity is a good buy, I reply: it all depends on your situation and your goals.
Mar 30, 2023
These simple products don't need costly "management," but some advisors are pushing the idea.
Mar 13, 2023
How to take advantage of new rules on RMDs and qualified longevity annuitiesBy Ken NussA retirement crisis looms. Americans aren't saving enough, and the aging of the population may require trimming Social Security benefits eventually.
Mar 2, 2023
It lets you insure for long-term care while still protecting and growing your assets Insurers continue to innovate.By Ken NussLong-term care-whether at home, in assisted living or in a nursing home, costs a lot-especially if it continues for years.