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Longevity Planning for Women in Retirement

With extended lifespans, comes the increased likelihood of heightened healthcare expenses – making clients apprehensive about outlasting their financial resources. Here's how one couple was able to use a fixed indexed annuity to guarantee more income in retirement.

Annuity Audit Checklist

As goals change, make sure your client’s financial plan is keeping up. The first step is finding out how well their current plan is meeting their needs. Share this checklist with your client to find out what’s changed since they purchased an annuity.

Ash Annuity Audit - Creating Assurance and Opportunity

A lot can change in a few years – the market, your clients’ goals and their financial needs. Our Ash Annuity Audit provides a third-party annuity contract review and analysis to help you build trust and deepen relationships. See how it works and the opportunities it can uncover.

Understanding QLACs

Qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs) were introduced in 2014. Adoption has been slow due, but a QLAC remains one of the best tools to improve the probability of retirement success. See the results of our annual performance study and how it can help your business grow.

Get More Out Of Your Business

Discover 30 ways to create a strategic approach to growth by partnering with the Ash Retirement Solutions team. Through these complimentary, value-add services, we'll develop a plan focused on the specific critical success factors that matter to you.

Understanding Early Retirement and Social Security Income

Many clients choose to take Social Security income early. Clients want their money as soon as possible, or have concerns about the future of the system. But, the timing of when benefits are turned on can have a big impact on retirement income.

Real Benefits of Indexed Annuities

In years when the S&P 500® Index is negative, fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) can be a client's hardest-working asset. Supported by a minimum guarantee, FIAs provide an opportunity to accumulate value on the appreciation of the S&P, without losing premium when the S&P was negative.

RICP Certification Scholarship

With The American College of Financial Services and insurance carrier partners, Ash Brokerage offers up to $1,500 toward your pursuit of the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation. You'll gain immediate knowledge to help solve your clients’ retirement concerns.

Annuity Audit Fact Finder

The Annuity Audit review is designed to analyze your clients’ current in-force annuities and provide you with an understanding of your clients’ current contracts, allowing you to evaluate appropriate options. This form will help you get the facts to start.

Balancing Risk vs Return in Financial Products

Planning for retirement is a constant balance of risk versus return. A fixed or fixed indexed annuity (FIA) can protect your clients' assets while maximizing the potential for gains. See how annuities stack up on the financial product continuum.

Protecting Gains with a Fixed Indexed Annuity

A fixed index annuity can be an elite player to your client's retirement income lineup. And with this easy-to-understand game plan, you can tackle all the ins and outs of FIAs and learn how to put them in play.

How To Win The Retirement Game With Income Alpha

Two couples. Same age. Same goals. Completely different outcome. See how using the Income Alpha approach to retirement planning increased the spending power of one couple by a million dollars, decreased their risk and ensured assets weren't being left on the table.