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Investors like annuity policies for a lot of reasons, but a new feature is adding even more certainty to these guaranteed products. Some companies are now offering a death benefit rider on their contracts to assure policy growth every year. This optional feature allows your death benefit to grow each year by a guaranteed rate [...]
June 5, 2019

Category: Annuities, Retirement Planning

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We are all working toward a comfortable, financially stable retirement. We want to enjoy more time with our loved ones while immersing ourselves in the activities that bring us peace and joy. The Hyers & Associates team is here to help you achieve your retirement goals. The fact is you need a plan to create [...]
April 23, 2019

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We get older every day and as we do, we have our eye on retirement. However, along with retirement, there is also a concern over the possibility of getting sick and needing long-term care. To rest assured you’ll be taken care of when that time comes, the team at Hyers & Associates can help you [...]
January 9, 2019

Category: Long Term Care Insurance, Retirement Planning

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After years of hard work, people want to retire and relax. To make this happen, people need to plan for their retirement years. There are many ways to save for your golden years. Often it becomes confusing and people wonder what choices to make. Find out the basics about a fixed annuity and reasons to …

June 5, 2018

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If you're nearing age 65 (or retiring and losing group insurance) you may need help with Medicare planning. It's always best to get started early so that you fully understand all of your options. Choices you make now will affect your options in the future. We help our clients through this progression. There is a [...]
July 12, 2017

Category: Medicare Supplements, Retirement Planning

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If you own a Health Savings Account and you're approaching Medicare eligibility, you likely want to know what you can and can't do with your unused funds. The good news is you can keep your HSA once on Medicare. This is helpful for those who have accumulated significant assets in their accounts. Furthermore, there are [...]
May 2, 2017

Category: Medicare Supplements, Retirement Planning

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It depends who you ask. For those selling annuities, the answer is usually yes. For those who only sell competing accounts like stocks, bonds and mutual funds – the answer is almost always no. Most everyone has some skin in the game and they’ll work hard to make the case for their products over others. …

January 18, 2016

Category: Annuities, Articles, Retirement Planning

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If you are over 65 and leaving your group health insurance, you’ll need to plan carefully when considering COBRA as your semi-permanent insurance. If you do not enroll in Medicare Part B upon separation from employment, you can face late enrollment penalties including fines and delays. Unfortunately, the transition from group health insurance to Medicare – and the …

July 14, 2015

Category: Medicare Supplements, Retirement Planning

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Qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs) are popular retirement vehicles for those who want to create a deferred income stream later in life using pre-tax dollars. Longevity contracts were approved by the IRS in June of 2014 and offer very attractive tax reduction strategies. Many institutions offer these plans, but insurance companies are uniquely suited to …

May 27, 2015

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Through our independent agency, you can compare hybrid long term care insurance quotes and illustrations from One America State Life Insurance Company. They offer both single and joint annuity and life plans to fit most situations. We offer their hybrid annuity and life plans direct to consumer. Using our expertise and guidance, we can help …

July 31, 2014

Category: Long Term Care Insurance, Retirement Planning

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If you are researching hybrid long term care policies, then you may want to consider the Lincoln MoneyGuard life insurance product. In this post, we will discuss how this policy works and provide examples of the benefits it will provide now and in the future. Addressing Long Term Care Using Hybrid Insurance Plans Asset based …

June 26, 2014

Category: Long Term Care Insurance, Retirement Planning

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It’s an interesting question. In our experience offering hybrid long term care coverage, the answer is: It depends. Some of our clients will benefit more from an annuity and others from a hybrid life insurance plan. We will discuss the pros and cons of each below. Some of the answer can also be found in your …

June 11, 2014

Category: Annuities, Articles, Long Term Care Insurance, Retirement Planning

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Recently, I was contacted by a prospective client who had been going without a Medicare supplement insurance policy for a few years. She was in good health and did not feel the urgency to purchase a plan that would help fill in the gaps of Medicare Parts A & B. In the insurance industry, it is …

March 18, 2014

Category: Medicare Supplements, Retirement Planning

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Understanding monthly point to point annuity with cap accounts is very important if you are a current or potential indexed annuity investor. Typically, these accounts offer some of the highest potential for yearly returns when markets steadily trend upward. This post is the second in our ongoing series discussing indexed annuity sub-accounts. Our first was an explanation …

February 14, 2014

Category: Annuities, Articles, Retirement Planning

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In response to market demand, several insurance companies are offering annuity accounts with a guaranteed death benefit rider. These new riders increase the contract value each year by a guaranteed interest rate. The annuity death benefit proceeds will be passed on to the insured’s beneficiary(s) in a lump sum – or over the course of a predetermined …

December 26, 2013

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