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5 Part-Time Jobs That Are Perfect for Retirees

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s Executive Vice President, Scott Sadar, contributes to this US News article.

Low Interest Rates Make Some Fixed-Index Annuities Shine

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s President Andrew Murdoch examines this conundrum: Experts have consistently said that ultra-low interest rates have no place to go but up, but the financial markets continue to ignore them and push rates down further. Who is to say that the U.S. won’t wind up with negative interest rates – the case today in Japan…

Can a Life-Insurance Policy Offer Investors a Higher Interest Rate?

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset President Andrew Murdoch explains the Modified Endowment Contract (MEC).

Red Flags Rise in 2016 for the Recently Retired

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is a sequence of return risk and how can you avoid it? Attention soon-to-be retirees: Somerset President Andrew Murdoch gives you the good news and the bad news in his latest article.

GoodCall Expert Panel: How to Start Saving for Retirement Now

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Executive VP of Somerset Wealth Strategies, Scott Sadar, offers suggestions on how young professionals can start saving for the future.

Why Fixed Indexed Annuities Are Strong Sellers

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset President Andrew Murdoch’s latest article asserts that, for most annuity buyers, guaranteed principal, with some upside potential and guaranteed lifetime income is an unbeatable combination.

2016 Is a Challenging Year to Buy an Annuity

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s President, Andrew Murdoch, evaluates whether or not 2016 has to be such a challenging year.

The Truth About Declining Annuity Payments

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s President Andrew Murdoch explains the decrease in annuity payments and how brokers and agents are helping clients cope.

How to Buy Annuities in a Dicey Year

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset President Andrew Murdoch explains how certain annuities are becoming more desirable despite the new mortality tables.

Annuity Payouts Are Poised to Decline, but the Pain May Be Curbed

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset President Andrew Murdoch discusses annuity payouts in this My Central Oregon article.

Radio Interviews

MoneyLife Radio Interview with Tom Hamlin (Part 2)

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Listen to Somerset’s President, Andrew Murdoch, discuss annuity trends on KBNW-AM’s “Inside Central Oregon.” Part 2

MoneyLife Radio Interview with Tom Hamlin (Part 1)

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s CEO, Tom Hamlin, spoke with Chuck Jaffe on his MoneyLife radio show about the outlook for annuities in 2016. Inside Central Oregon Radio Interview with Andrew Murdoch: Part 1.

The Appeal of Nursing Home Doublers

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Part 2 Listen to Somerset’s President, Andrew Murdoch, discuss the saving habits of Americans and how Oregon’s current economy measures up against other states.

The Appeal of Nursing Home Doublers

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Listen to Somerset’s President Andrew Murdoch discuss doublers with WOCA radio in Ocala.

Radio Interview with Joe Loverro of WRIP Radio

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Joe interviews Andrew Murdoch about annuities. Andrew breaks down annuities, explaining the various types and identifying the best candidates.

MoneyLife Radio Interview with Andrew Murdoch

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Andrew Murdoch explains the various types of annuities in detail. A comprehensive overview. A recommended listen for anyone considering investing in annuities.

Articles Contributed to by Somerset

4 Ways Marriage Makes Your Social Security Bigger

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Andrew Murdoch, President of Somerset Wealth Strategies, contributes to this article on how to make the most of your social security benefits.

Retirement Planning for Singles: 5 Tips for Flying Solo

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s Scott Sadar contributes to this article addressing the insecurity that many single retirees feel.

7 Tips to Find Effective Investment Mentoring

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Executive VP of Somerset, Scott Sadar, advises investors on keeping their cool when riding the market’s ups and downs in this article by US News & World Report.

7 Tips About Required Minimum Distributions for Baby Boomers Turning 70

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s Tom Hamlin offers warnings on RMDs in this Bankrate article.

Use Income From Your Sideline Business to Grow Retirement Savings Quickly

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset CEO Tom Hamlin contributes to this article advising high earners in retirement.

Multiple IRAs: Why It Sometimes Makes Sense to Own More Than 1 IRA

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

View BankRate’s slideshow for input from Somerset’s executive vice president Scott Sadar on why you may want to own more than one IRA.

SEC Steps in on RIA Succession Planning

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kaitlin Ugolik’s consults Somerset’s Tom Hamlin in her latest Institutional Investor article about the SEC’s role in continuity planning.

Top 50 Annuities for 2016 by Karen Hube

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Read Karen Hube’s latest Barron’s article on the Top 50 Annuities for 2016, with a contribution from Somerset’s Andrew Murdoch. Follow the link for a preview and to subscribe or call (800) 544-0422 to obtain a copy of the article.

The Elusive Nature Of Culture At Broker-Dealers

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somerset’s own Andrew Murdoch offers his take on the broker-dealer culture in Juliette Fairley’s latest article for Financial Advisor.

Single-Income Families: 6 Secrets to Help Make Ends Meet

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Scott Sadar, executive vice president at Somerset Wealth Strategies, advises breadwinners to maximize income opportunities at their current place of employment in Robyn Tellefsen’s article.

Press Releases

Annuity Sales Continue to Sputter, Annuity FYI Reports

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Will This Provide a Silver Lining for Consumers?

Weak Annuity Sales Show No Signs Of Recovery

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sales Could Stay Depressed For Years, Adds The Online Informational Resource

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