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Annuities are a valuable resource for consumers’ retirement planning. They are a flexible tool that can protect income from market risk, provide tax-deferred growth potential,§ and put families in control of their financial futures.

With the right kind of education and guidance, clients can better understand the role that annuities can play in growing their investment portfolios and helping secure their financial plans.

You have a key role in helping clients set the strategy that supports their life choices and future dreams. This could include highlighting the benefits of annuities as a source of guaranteed income while still providing the potential for market growth.

A study conducted by Jackson and the Insured Retirement Institute found that just 21% of savers chose an annuity when framed as a pure investment, but 72% of the same group selected an annuity when described as a tool to provide retirement income over a long period.1

At Jackson, we provide clear and concise materials about annuities designed to support your client conversations and offer straightforward guidance on the realities of retirement.


What is an annuity:

An annuity is a long-term, tax-deferred vehicle designed for retirement. Variable annuities may involve investment risk and may lose value. Earnings are taxable as ordinary income when distributed and may be subject to a 10% additional tax if withdrawn before age 59½.

Guarantees are backed by the claims paying ability of the issuing insurance company.

§Tax deferral offers no additional value if an annuity is used to fund a qualified plan, such as a 401(k) or IRA, it also may not be available if the annuity is owned by a “non-natural person” such as a corporation or certain types of trusts.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

1Insured Retirement Institute and Jackson, “The Language of Retirement,” June 2017.


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Discover the #1 banking feature your customers want and why they are most likely to switch banks. We surveyed over 3,000 banking customers to find out how technology is redefining their banking experience and accelerating the pace of innovation.

Download this report for the latest insights including:

  • How fintech companies are disrupting the banking experience
  • What motivates the millennial banking customer
  • How to create seamless digital engagements that lock in customer trust

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A Unified Platform for Conventional and Cloud Environments

Contending with today’s diverse technology environments makes it difficult to optimize performance and plan for future growth. As organizations rely more heavily on cloud applications and infrastructure, they need management tools that offer the power of cloud delivery coupled with modern capabilities to address issues arising in complex IT environments. Oracle has the solution with Oracle Management Cloud.

Get what you want.

With Oracle Management Cloud, you can eliminate disparate silos across end-user and infrastructure data, troubleshoot problems quickly, and run IT like a business.

Oracle Management Cloud comprises a suite of integrated monitoring, management, and analytics cloud services that leverage machine learning and big data techniques.

  • Increase IT stability, prevent outages, and adapt to change while managing any technology, anywhere.
  • Enjoy minimal setup for intuitive dashboards—delivered from the cloud to help ensure quick time to value.
  • Gain insight from a unified platform that leverages machine learning and anomaly detection across the entire     operational dataset.

Data privacy and security is pivotal.

Oracle Management Cloud uses a powerful security model that ensures the security and integrity of your IT operational data in transit and once uploaded to Oracle Management Cloud. As part of the Oracle Cloud, Oracle Management Cloud is deployed on enterprise-grade infrastructure, fully managed by Oracle. Using a drag-and-drop interface in various Oracle Management Cloud services, you can answer such questions as “How much CPU will I need in the next three months?” and “Which of my application servers are underutilized?” Slice and dice the data for
your specific needs. Oracle Management Cloud runs on tablet and desktop, with a blazing fast analytics engine to get you results when you need them.

This comprehensive management environment increases IT stability, minimizes outages, and eliminates disruption during periods of growth and change. With Oracle Management Cloud, your applications will deliver consistent service levels, and your IT team will be able to identify potential problems before they impact the business.


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