5 Reasons to Question the Recent Indexed Annuity Article in Bloomberg

An article on indexed annuities appeared in Bloomberg yesterday (click here to read).

The article is substantive and comes from a credible source.  It is provides a good explanation of why surrender fees need to be a front-and-center consideration for any consumer considering the purchase of an...

Study Shows the Impact of Annuities on Retirement Security

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College recently published a research brief that analyzes the impact of annuitization on retirement security .

Vantis Life

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Vantis Life
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Vantis Life Insurance Company

Vantis Life Insurance Company was founded in 1942 with an aim to provide families with affordable life insurance and annuity products. It was formerly known as The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company.

Vantis Life is located in Windsor, Connecticut and sells and distributes its products in all states through partner financial institutions as well as directly to the consumers.

The product range offered by Vantis Life includes life insurance and annuity products for families, women, and mature adults. Below is a brief description of the products:

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Insurance Company
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200 Day Hill Road
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National Retirement Risk Index

The National Retirement Risk Index is available through the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

The Index is intended to show the share of American households that are at risk of not being able to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living in retirement.

The Dangers of Buying an Annuity When Interest Rates are Low

Interest rates are the raw material used in manufacturing annuities.  Rates are currently very low--the 10 year treasury note is hovering around 3.4 percent and 30...