Annuity Mechanics Archives - Creative Edge

National Annuity Awareness Month

Its National Annuity Awareness Month! This means it is a great time to spread your #AnnuityAwareness. For example, data shows pre-retirees who feel most prepared for retirement are 10x as likely to have an annuity in their financial portfolio.1 Join the online conversation by using #AnnuityAwareness, and check out the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council’s educational… Read More


Help keep your clients exposed to equities with a level of protection

Tools for Your Clients to Understand How Shield Can Help.   Brighthouse ShieldSM Annuities are designed to help clients take advantage of the growth opportunities equities offer while providing a level of protection in down markets. These tools can help clients see it in action. Give your clients a “hands-on” lesson with the Shield Interactive… Read More


CreativeOne teams up with Brighthouse Financial

CreativeOne is excited to team up with Brighthouse Financial. Contact your CreativeOne sales team at 800.992.2642 for details.


Colorado Bankers Life increases MYGA rates to 3.35% for 5 years

3.35% guaranteed interest rate* for 5 years   CBLA 5 is a NEW Single Premium Multi-Year Guaranteed Rate Annuity that, in addition to the guaranteed 3.35% interest rate, also provides: Monthly Interest Option available after 30 days 10% free withdrawals after the first year An RMD friendly solution A nursing home waiver This is a limited… Read More


Update from Allianz on the DOL Fiduciary Rule

Update on DOL fiduciary rule I am writing you today to give you an important update relating to the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule. Last December, in an email to all Allianz PreferredSM agents, we mentioned that we would be implementing a pilot program through which we would select a limited sample of submitted… Read More


Allianz: Three major items that can impact a client’s retirement

Join us as Cory Zafke of Allianz Life discusses the three major items that can impact a client’s retirement including: Health care Inflation Taxation  


F&G: A Higher Interest Rate is Around the Corner!

November 18 2016

by CreativeOne - www.creativeone.com

A 3.1 % Special Interest Rate ON FG Guarantee-Platinum® 5 is Almost Here For a limited time, the interest rate on Fidelity & Guaranty Life’s FG Guarantee-Platinum ® 5 single premium fixed traditional will increase to 3.10%, guaranteed for five years. Don’t waste time getting this special interest rate to your clients! The interest rate special… Read More


Updates to Nationwide New Heights® 12

Nationwide New Heights ® 12 offers a strategy option with: 100 % Index Participation  0% Spread No Cap The Nationwide New Heights® fixed indexed annuities feature J.P. Morgan MOZAIC ℠ Index (USD). Created by the award-winning designers at J.P. Morgan,¹ the potential benefits include: A globally diversified approach using 12 asset classes, including equities, fixed income… Read More


Athene Adjusts BalancedChoice Annuity Strategy Allocations

Effective, July 2, 2016, Athene BalancedChoice Annuity (BCA)  will be adjusting the strategy option allocation percentages. View the official notice and deadlines here. Please contact your CreativeOne sales team at 800.992.2642 if you have any questions or would like any additional information.


Gains Below the Line: A Conversation on the Strength of the FIA

Do market movements have your clients concerned about their bottom line? What if you could show them a way to capture the gains below the line? One of our most popular presentations dramatically illustrates the value of achieving ‘gains below the line’ with the annual “ratchet and reset” feature of the fixed indexed annuity. Contact… Read More