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    4 Annuity Types to Help You Stay Retired

    You may be concerned about staying retired. What if you run out of money? What if you have to go back to work? These are two of the scariest questions to answer. Your retirement plan is a huge factor in staying retired. You want to reduce the chance of needing to come out of retirement and increase your retirement income. At Income For Life, we help you stay retired. One way we do this is with ann…Read More

  2. The Difference Between Annuities and 401(k) Plans

    We all want to be prepared when it comes to our retirement. We spend our whole lives working toward this one blissful period in our lives, and we want to ensure we won’t ever have to go back to work in order to make ends meet. One way of ensuring this is to find a retirement strategy that works best for our individual financial situations, whether that’s through finding the best annuity rates …Read More

  3. Remaining ‘Status Quo’ In Retirement – Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    "Status Quo" is a term that is often thrown around for a variety of things.  At its core definition, it means "the existing condition or state of affairs."  We commonly use it as a phrase to insinuate that we are just going to keep things the same or choose not to change the methodology in which we have always done something.  And while this is fine in terms of the route you take to work or chu…Read More

  4. Can You Retire Early?

    Many people across the nation are considering whether or not they can afford to retire early.  Most people tend to focus on the big picture when considering whether or not retirement is an option, when in reality it's all of the small risks that they need to make sure they have a handle on.  Having a lot of money saved for retirement in IRA's, 401(k)'s and other savings accounts is all fine and …Read More

  5. The Correlation Between Gambling and Investing

    Have you ever gambled at a casino and felt the sheer emotional excitement that winning brings?  On the flip side, how you ever lost money and felt the dejection that ensues? What about the stock markets?  Do you feel the same way when a stock appreciates and makes you money AND feel the same dejection when it loses money? Many forms of stock market investing are being influenced heavily by gambl…Read More

  6. Common Misconceptions About Annuities

    At Income For Life, LLC., we often hear retirees and near-retirees express their concerns about annuity products. When we dive in a bit deeper, it is typically determined rather quickly that the information they believe to be true is actually false — and they never knew it. Sad, but true. In this blog post, we'll go over a few myths about annuity products. If you're looking for the best annuity …Read More