Annuities

An annuity is a unique financial vehicle designed to help you accumulate money for your retirement and/or turn a lump-sum of money into a guaranteed stream of income payments. Deferred annuities offer the advantage of tax-deferral and can be used to accumulate money for retirement. Income annuities are used to generate a stream of income payments that is guaranteed to last for as long as you need it to - even for the rest of your life*. Some of the different types of annuities are:

Fixed Deferred Annuities

With a Fixed Deferred Annuity, the interest rate on your policy is guaranteed* never to fall below a certain amount. For many people, this provides a measure of security.

Subject to a sales charge for early withdrawals and may be subject to income tax. Withdrawals prior to 59.5 are subject to a 10% tax penalty.

Lifetime Income Annuities

An income annuity where income payments begin immediately - one period after the annuity is purchased. It is designed to provide you with predictable income monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually, no matter how long you live, and regardless of how the financial markets perform.

All guarantees associated with Annuity Contracts are based on the claims paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Withdrawals may be subject to regular income tax, and if made prior to age 59 1/2, may be subject to a 10% IRS penalty. In addition, surrender charges may apply.

Variable Deferred Annuities

A Variable Deferred Annuity offers the advantage of tax deferral and can be used to accumulate money for retirement. The policy's accumulated value - and sometimes the amount of monthly annuity benefit payments - fluctuates with the performance of your variable investment account options. There are fees, expenses and risks associated with the contract. Please be aware that assets allocated to the investment divisions are subject to market risks and will fluctuate in value.

Offered through NYLIFE Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), and a Licensed Insurance Agency.

*Guarantees are dependent upon the claims paying ability of the issuing insurer.

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