Variable Annuities In Retirement Portfolios: EDU #2213

March 30, 2022

Variable Annuities In Retirement Portfolios: EDU #2213

Jim and Chris dissect a listener’s question on how to treat a variable annuity in his retirement portfolio when funding an income shortfall. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/p/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y22E13.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:24:50 — 38.8MB) Subscribe:...

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Coronavirus Market Fears and a Variable Annuity: EDU #2015

April 15, 2020

Coronavirus Market Fears and a Variable Annuity: EDU #2015

A listener who purchased a variable annuity with a guaranteed income benefit is worried because his annuity has dropped about $90,000 in value since the stock market corrected over the coronavirus, but still offers a compelling income benefit.  He is unsure if he should keep the annuity or transfer it to Vanguard where he manages his own money.  Jim and Chris dissect his situation and explain to...

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Tax-Planning Windows, Bucketing, and Variable Annuities: Q&A #2004

January 25, 2020

Tax-Planning Windows, Bucketing, and Variable Annuities: Q&A #2004

With just three questions today, Jim and Chris discuss tax-planning windows, bucketing, and variable annuities. (6:06) Georgette from Georgia asks how she can place herself in the best position for the tax-planning window. (23:40) A Californian would like to know how Jim’s implementation of bucketing is different from plain asset allocation. (44:00) Another financial planner reaches out to...

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Edu: Variable Annuities 101

December 19, 2018

In response to a listener email, Jim and Chris begin a discussion on Variable Annuities. This first show on the subject covers a general overview, how they came about, how they work, and what the guys like and dislike about Variable Annuities. Look for future shows where Jim and Chris will delve into more of the nitty-gritty details....

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