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  • Annuity Payouts
    What is the payout on your favorite annuity?...
  • Annuity Pitch/presentation
    Do you use a pitch book? Power point?...
  • Annuity Suggestion??
    I don't do a lot of annuities. Had a prospect ask me the other day what he could put his money in (old 401k) that was safe, but still had a chance to earn a decent return. He said he doesn't want to stay in the market much longer, feels he can't afford to lose any of what he has. A FIA annuity came to mind. I think he has around $100k, and he is 49. He did say he is interested in retiring at......
  • I Just Met an Annuity Salesperson with Fuzzy Math
    I just met an annuity salesman. He showed me a chart of some variation of the S and P index, without from 1998 to 2013 this index increased in value from $100000 to $190000 The salesman said that this showed a 6% annual return. I looked at his chart and informed him that the return was actually 4.8%. He asked me how I determined the return without a calculator. I explained to him the magic of......
  • NAFA Annuity Prospecting Survey
    NAFA – the National Association for Fixed Annuities – is in the process of conducting a survey on the most effective prospecting methods for turning annuity prospects into buyers. If you have a minute (literally) to help with their short survey, the link is below. NAFA will tally the results and report back. Prospecting Effectiveness......
  • Congressional Scrutiny on Annuity Compensation Practices
    Warren probes insurers' sales incentives for annuities - LA Times (http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-warren-annuities-probe-20150428-story.html)...
  • Return Rate for Annuity Leads
    I have two questions. The first is on a 1,000 piece drop what is the percentage return on leads for annuities. The second is do most use another lead such as FE or Med Supp instead of straight annuity leads?...
  • LTC or Annuity for Texas Resident
    Hello I have a client interested in LTC age 60 female to protect assets. Has been looking at single premium payment with return of premium. Would annuity with LTC rider be a better route? What carrier would be best for either. Thanks...