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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

Want to Move When You Retire? Start Planning Now

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Read Elizabeth O’Brien’s article on moving upon retirement and find input from Somerset’s President, Andrew Murdoch.

Professional Boomers Are Not Immune to the U.S. Savings Crisis and Millennials are Falling Behind

By webteam | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Andrew Murdoch quoted on Maintstreet.com.

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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