I read an article this week that was directed toward teachers who were revisiting their retirement plan “for when they are no longer lesson planning.” One section of the article in particular caught my eye because it addressed in a very simple way two topics that we always discuss with our clients who purchase Fixed Indexed Annuities, how you don’t lose your principal, and how you do make money. The article states “An FIA uses a unique formula to calculate annual interest based in part on the performance of a stock, bond or commodity index. While the index is used as a benchmark, you don’t actually invest in it—FIAs do not directly participate in any stock or equity investments. Different FIAs will also apply other limitations in determining how much of the index change to credit as interest. These limitations are called caps and participation rates.” Call us if you would like to discuss this further. We’re always here to help.
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