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Webinar: The Ins and Outs of Annuity Product Pricing

Join CreativeOne and the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) for a webinar discussing the ins and outs of annuity product pricing. This webinar will teach you about: The role of the surrender charge in an annuity contract. How market value adjustments can impact annuity value. How carriers price fixed index annuities. What to understand… Read More

Risk Control Indices in Fixed Indexed Annuities: 10 Good Reasons to Like Them

Risk-control indices have become the second most popular allocation within fixed indexed annuities—join us for a conversation! We’ll explain how they work and outline reasons why they are a good option in today’s volatile and low-interest-rate market. 10:30 a.m. CDT September 17, 2015 Register now

Receive a Competitive Income Annuity Quote Quickly

Since being approved in 2014 for use in traditional IRAs, 401(k)s, and other approved retirement plans, Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts (QLACs) are hot topics in the news.  What many don’t realize is QLACs are simply a specific kind of Deferred Income Annuity (DIA) that allows one to purchase a guaranteed income to begin at some… Read More

2 things to know about American General’s Power Select Plus Income


Learn how to “Keep the Difference” with American General Power Select Plus Income Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:30 a.m. CST 8:30 a.m. PST | 9:30 a.m. MST | 11:30 a.m. EST For your clients who are looking for a guaranteed retirement income with competitive payouts in the industry, take a look at this short webinar… Read More

Help grow your practice with Nationwide®

Over our history, we’ve listened closely to our advisors about who their clients are and their needs. The answers to these questions have changed as the economy has become more complex and individuals have become increasingly responsible for their own retirement planning. As of late, advisors are helping their clients deal with: Underfunding of their… Read More

North American webinar – January 21, 2015

You’re Invited Ignite Annuity Confidence North American and industry icon Bill Harris have partnered together to help give your business an instant boost. By fueling you with new product solutions as well as time-tested sales ideas you can Ignite YOUR Annuity Confidence! Wednesday, January 21, 2015 4:00 p.m. (Eastern) | 3:00 p.m. (Central) | 2:00 p.m. (Mountain)… Read More

Overcome annuity objections by promoting new features

Low returns. High Fees. Too complex. No access to my money. Despite the progress our industry has made in promoting the benefits of annuities, clients still harbor these assumptions. Producers trying to help their clients by providing guaranteed retirement income must often overcome annuity objections such as these. It’s an uphill battle to fight the… Read More

See why Option C is a popular crediting strategy on the BCA

The Annexus BalancedChoice™ Annuity Option C strategy is a no-fee, no-charge interest crediting option available on three of its product options. Download an agent-approved marketing flyer that shows the hypothetical performance of Option C during the last 30 years. For more information on the BCA, call your CreativeOne Sales Consultant.

White Paper: Index algorithms should be based on sound logic

In his latest Annexus Research Institute White Paper, “Healthy Skepticism,” Rex Voegtlin explains why you should be skeptical of index algorithms based on “cherry-picked” historical returns.

Deferred Income Annuities? Yeah, we have those.

Deferred income annuities (DIAs) are an up-and-coming alternative to your clients’ retirement income needs. Industry followers have hailed them for creating a “pension-like” income stream. They defer payments for several years, allowing for a higher lifetime annual income payment amount.  One primary benefit for purchasers of these DIA products is that they will know the… Read More