05/01/2024 Understanding How Different Types of Annuities Work Rebroadcast at 2-3 PM EDT
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Annuities with lifetime income provisions offer risk pooling, which tends to be underappreciated as a unique source of returns that is unavailable for an investment portfolio.
But there are many types of annuities in the marketplace and understanding how they work can be complex.
This presentation seeks to provide a better understanding about different types of annuities, including income annuities such as single-premium immediate annuities, deferred variable annuities, and fixed index annuities. For the latter two, we will focus on how they provide exposure to market upside and on how optional guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit riders can support lifetime spending.
In "Understanding How Different Types of Annuities Work" by Wade Phau, you will:
- Distinguish between major annuities categories such as variable or fixed, immediate or deferred;
- Understand mechanics for how downside protection, upside potential, and liquidity features work for different annuity types;
- Appreciate the risk pooling insurance aspect provided by annuitization or by guaranteed distributions through an optional guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit.
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Your presenter is Wade Pfau, Ph.D., CFA is a Professor of Retirement Income for the American College of Financial Services and the Director of Retirement Research for McLean Asset Management, as well as the author of Insights & Research for Lifetime Financial Planning for the Retirement Researcher.
Meet Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, Retirement Income Expert
Retirement planning experience
Wade D. Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, RICP, is the curriculum director of the Retirement Income Certified Professional designation and a Professor of Retirement Income at The American College of Financial Services in King of Prussia, PA. He is also a Principal and Director for McLean Asset Management. He holds a doctorate in economics from Princeton University.
Retirement planning thought leadership and expertise
Wade publishes frequently in a wide variety of academic and practitioner research journals on topics related to retirement income. He hosts the Retirement Researcher website, and is a contributor to Forbes, Advisor Perspectives, Journal of Financial Planning, and an Expert Panelist for the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of the books, Safety-First Retirement Planning: An Integrated Approach for a Worry-Free Retirement, How Much Can I Spend in Retirement? A Guide to Investment-Based Retirement Income Strategies, and Reverse Mortgages: How to Use Reverse Mortgages to Secure Your Retirement.
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