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The congressionally mandated g-fee increases set to go into effect as of now, will artificially increase mortgage rates by more than 1/2 percent with some lenders. It will increase mortgage rates to some degree with all lenders.
Open enrollment period for the new health care options for children who are uninsured ends on March 1, 2011. If individuals wait and apply for coverage after March 1st, Read More→
Even though an annuity is sold like securities by insurance companies, they are much different from insurance policies. The best way to explain annuities is to imagine a hybrid product that combines the advantages of long-term investments with the advantages of life insurance. With an insurance policy you typically pay monthly premiums, whereas an annuity generally has you making a lump sum payment upfront to guarantee a periodic payout immediately or starting at some future date that you choose.The exciting part is these payments continue as long as you live.
In case you are thinking you do not have a large lump sum there are some annuities that will allow you to deposit a modest upfront say $500 to $2500 and allow you to pay into it like you would your 401k or IRA.
The length of time people are living is getting longer and longer and this is creating financial planning nightmares for financial planners and their clients. Outliving savings has become a major source of distraction around the typical financial planning model. Investing in an annuity will allow you to save for retirement and ensure that your money lasts as long as you do.
Annuities generally fall into two categories, deferred and immediate-income. Read More→
War On Wealth Series
This is the first in a series of writings designed to inform, educate, and instruct you how to win this battle that you have unsuspectingly been drawn into. Obtaining Financial Independence and becoming Wealthy is simply the process of continually increasing the gap between the amount of money that comes in and the amount that goes out. It’s the amount that goes out that devastates most of us. In case you haven’t noticed, you are right smack in the middle of a war zone. Over the last century a stew of born entitlement, government inefficiencies and waste, continuing financial illiteracy, and greed (corporate and consumer) has been brewing and simmering to the point where the lid bursting from the top was all but inevitable. Well, we are at the point. At no other time in our young history Read More→