Based in Spokane, I partner with financial professionals in the Northwest (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, ND and SD) to help plan for their clients’ future income, retirement and estate planning needs. I have a passion for helping people – for making worries go away and making retirement goals a reality.
See how we can optimize existing assets into a better return or a guaranteed income stream that can’t be outlived.
If you need assistance on rates, case design, contracting and more, you have a team of dedicated specialists at your fingertips. Feel free to reach out to them directly if I am not available.
From accumulation to decumulation, wealth transfer strategies or making up for a Social Security shortfall, annuities are invaluable tools for retirement. Schedule a call to see how we can optimize existing assets into a guaranteed income stream that can’t be outlived.
I help financial professionals learn to identify the right opportunities, start conversations and guide clients to the right product for their goals.
You and your clients are part of the process, so you get complete transparency and updated solutions in seconds ... not weeks.
See how an annuity can create an additional income source that your clients can't outlive, so they can get the flexibility and liquidity needed.
Consider the questions below and share your answers with your advisor. The difference between what you know, and what you don’t, could be the key to a successful retirement.
Discovery 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.
This is one situation in life where you really do know what you're gonna get. Download a sample output of our Ash Annuity Audit to see what's included in the analysis. It will help you help your clients understand their current annuity contracts and identify potential next steps.
There are higher risk products with potential for higher returns, and products with lower risk and lower returns. Somewhere in between, fixed annuities and fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) provide a strategy for any market – to protect assets while providing potential for additional interest.
Required minimum distributions from a retirement account can be used to fund insurance products – potentially offsetting or even eliminating taxes on the assets. In this case, purchasing a survivorship universal life policy created a 4x return in total legacy with charitable contributions.
Find the best fixed or indexed annuity that you should be selling. Rates are key, but the carrier ratings, product features and overall service make all the difference. Use this weekly sheet to make the sale with our best-in-class annuity product picks.
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.
In this conversation card, you're looking for risk-averse clients who are nearing or currently in retirement. These clients want their money to grow tax-deferred, but feel uneasy about market swings. A fixed indexed annuity (FIA) can help mitigate the risk while offering strong returns.
Pension plans have been creating financial havoc for years. Volatile balance sheet liabilities, increased government fees, high professional fees and looming required contributions are causing sponsors to want to shed their pension plans. The answer to de-risking lies in the approach.
Every advisor needs a sustainable marketing strategy to win prospects. Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) marketing is one way to do it. We help you generate income in the defined benefit plan termination market by identifying prospects, accessing technical expertise, and deliver solutions.
In this conversation card, you're looking for clients who are concerned about rising rates, inflation or market risk. But they still want higher returns. With a fixed indexed annuity (FIA), clients can have no risk of loss while providing the ability to meet or exceed inflation.
Substituting an annuity for a portion of an allocation to bonds can increase wealth, especially given today’s low interest rate environment. This study, co-authored with the JourneyGuide planning software, shows five examples of how to supercharge asset accumulation.