Annuity Awareness Initiative From Society for Annuity Facts & Education (SAFE), Inc.
I am excited to announce and be a part of the Society for Annuity Facts & Education (SAFE), Inc. as they launch a new initiative focused on Annuity Awareness. SAFE is an educational association providing the general public with factual information about the benefits and limitations of annuities. As a member of SAFE, I am pleased to announce this new initiative and look forward to the support it will provide both consumers and media with annuity information and educational opportunities.
National Sales Director
AGA 5 vs. 5-year MYGA
By John Williams, Regional Sales Director, The Standard
The Advantage Growth Annuity 5 has a 2.00% first-year bonus plus a competitive average effective crediting rate over the surrender period. Do you know how these benefits compare to a 5-year MYGA?
Focused Growth Annuity And Advantage Growth Annuity Launch In California!
The Standard is excited to expand our annuity portfolio with two fixed-annuity products now available in California! A fixed annuity from The Standard can provide your clients with security knowing their annuity has guaranteed rates and is not subject to market volatility. The Focused Growth Annuity or the Advantage Growth Annuity can offer a reliable source of retirement income for your clients.
Index Select Annuity Is Now Available In Connecticut
The Index Select Annuity 5 & 7 is now available in Connecticut effective 07/01/2012.
Barron's Lists The Standard In Top 50 Annuities
Barron's magazine lists The Standard as part of its recommended picks for Top 50 Annuities. The Standard's Focused Growth Annuity 5 ranked second in the category of Best in Class for Deferred Payment, Fixed Annuity with 5-Year Rate Guarantee.
Is This Necessary? — Substitute IRS Forms
W-4P And W-9
Have you received a request from us to submit a Substitute IRS form W-4P and W-9 (Form 5031) prior to processing? Find out why The Standard requires this form and what it is used for.
Please review this recent compliance alert.
Louisiana — Law: House Bill 1177, Act 612: Suitability Training
for Annuity Sales
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