1. The Benefits Of Working With A Financial Planner

    Financial planning is, unfortunately, not always an easy task to undertake. For most of us, money is not something that is particularly easy to come by. For this reason, planning for the future and your end goal of retirement can seem near to impossible. The good news is that by working with a financial planner, you can improve your odds of success. Instead of facing this overwhelming task alone w…Read More

  2. Annuities Explained: Variable Annuities

    Welcome back! In our last blog, we talked about the basics of annuities, and how they’re a retirement plan that goes untaxed, and pays an annual income. Essentially, it’s an investment in your future. But as the basics of annuities tend to get complicated, so do the different types of annuities. Of the many types that exist, one of them is a variable annuity. It is essentially your most simple…Read More

  3. Annuities Explained

    When it comes to retirement planning, there are many different options you can take a look at and consider as your plan for retirement. However, once you’ve begun researching for the right fit, it can get difficult to decipher all the differences, as well as weigh the pro’s and con’s of each. Our goal at Income For Life is to make planning for retirement an easy process. From deciding what p…Read More

  4. How the Right Annuity Could Help Support Your Spouse After You Die

    When choosing an annuity, you'll need to take your spouse into consideration as well. The payout of your annuity will depend on your life expectancy as well as how much you have saved; if you choose a single-life annuity, the payments will stop after you die. However, if you want your spouse to have a guaranteed income after your death, you'll want to choose a joint-life annuity. This plan takes i…Read More

  5. The Different Types of Annuities

    When it comes to investing in your retirement there is so very much to think about. This is because there are multiple ways to invest and it is rarely a simple matter of figuring out which option best fits your finances and lifestyle. There are so many different ways that it can get confusing as to which one to choose. One option for retirement investment is an annuity. An annuity is a contractual…Read More

  6. The Boiling Frog Mentality

    It has been said that if you place a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will immediately determine that the water is dangerous and will jump out. But, if you place the same frog in a pot of room temperature water and gradually bring the water to a boil, the frog will not jump out and will eventually come to its demise. Unfortunately, I have met with many retirees or near-retirees that have the s…Read More