Annuity insights

An annuity can play an important part in reaching your financial goals. Explore our insights library to help determine if an annuity might be right for you.

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Find your annuity fit

Answer a few short questions to tell us where you are in your financial planning journey, and we'll help you find the right annuity solution.

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Could rising interest rates derail your future plans?

Don’t let increasing interest rates derail your retirement plans. Fixed-indexed annuities provide principal protection and growth opportunity that can help avoid some of the negative side effects of rising rates.

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Retirement Story: Meet Beatriz

Just like Beatriz, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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Retirement Story: Meet Nancy

Just like Nancy, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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Retirement Story: Meet Adrienne

Just like Adrienne, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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Retirement Story: Meet Dorene

Just like Dorene, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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Retirement Story: Meet Ed

Just like Ed, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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Retirement Story: Meet Adalia

Just like Adalia, you can take your financial future above and beyond. We offer simple solutions to help you get there.

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The truth about annuities

You may be familiar with annuities, but you may also be surprised about what they can mean for your financial future.

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Simplifying Social Security

There are a number of factors that should be taken into consideration when filing for Social Security – each of which play a critical role in the benefits you’ll receive during your years in retirement.

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Your guide to Required Minimum Distributions

A Required Minimum Distribution, or RMD, refers to the minimum amount you must withdraw from your tax-qualified annuity (Link: getting started with annuities page) or account each year.

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Retirement planning milestones

As you celebrate the birthdays below, be sure to consider the important financial milestones that come along with them.

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Simple ways to elevate your retirement

You probably know that finances are an important piece of your retirement plan, but here are some other important things to consider.

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How sequence of returns can make or break a portfolio

When you begin taking income from a portfolio, the subsequent sequence of returns can have a critical impact on its value over time.

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Annuity quick comparison

This quick comparison can help you determine if an annuity offers advantages that might be missing from your portfolio.

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Can your portfolio withstand a bear market?

An annuity from MassMutual Ascend can help protect against bear markets. These products offer competitive growth potential, while providing varying levels of protection against market declines.

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