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Annuities New

Course Description

3 Hour.

Course Description
As the Baby Boomer generation reaches retirement age, the issue of how to prepare and safeguard that retirement is becoming an increasingly important topic in the insurance and financial industries. Clients planning for their retirement future often turn to annuities as a source of income and funding. This course explores the function of annuities as investment instruments, the characteristics of fixed and variable annuities, and the benefits and options available with both varieties.

Topics Covered


  • Introduction
  • LESSON 1: Annuities – Fundamentals
  • LESSON 2: Fixed Annuities
  • LESSON 3: Variable Annuities


  • Define the uses and purpose of an annuity.
  • Recognize the investment function of an annuity.
  • Discern the difference between an annuity and a retirement plan.
  • Understand the differences between fixed and variable annuities, and the characteristics that distinguish them.
  • Be familiar with settlement/payout options.
  • Identify the benefits associated with annuities.


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    The course will be available until completion of the final examination.

    Final Exam – You will be required to pass the monitored final exam with a 70% in order to receive course credit.

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to print your certificate online.

  • State Requirements

    Please refer to the state requirements for a list of New York approved and available monitors




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