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Variable & Hybrid Annuities – Are They Good or Bad?

Jeff Juniper

Annuities have been around for almost 2000 years and the public’s understanding of how they work is at an all-time low. “I Hate Annuities and So Should You” is what one investment firm says in their full page ads from coast to coast. Why do they spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on those ads? The answer is to attract attention because there is so much confusion about how these products work. What they don’t tell you in those ads is that there are good...

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How Exactly Do Hybrid Annuities Work?

Rob Brinkman

Just what is this hyped up “Hybrid” Annuity that so many annuity agents and financial advisors are talking about?  The term ‘hybrid annuity’ is often used to describe a Fixed Index Annuity (FIA).  In this video, Rob Brinkman explains how a Fixed Annuity chassis is used as a platform for the “Hybrid” Annuity, and how the insurance company provides its Index Annuity owners with the opportunity to participate in market upswings while being protected from market downturns with the use of options. The following FAQs...

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