Ken Nuss

Ken Nuss

CEO / Founder, AnnuityAdvantage

Retirement-income expert Ken Nuss is the founder and CEO of AnnuityAdvantage, a leading online provider of fixed-rate, fixed-indexed and immediate-income annuities. It provides a free quote and rate comparison service. He launched the AnnuityAdvantage website in 1999 to help people looking for their best options in principal-protected annuities.

Ken is widely recognized as a leading annuity expert. He's written articles for many publications and has been quoted in national newspapers and magazines. He holds insurance licenses in all 50 states. Ken first entered the financial services industry in 1986. Prior to launching AnnuityAdvantage, he was an investment representative with a full-service brokerage firm.

Phone: 800.239.0356
E-mail: info@annuityadvantage.com
Website: www.annuityadvantage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AnnuityAdvantage
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/2916437

How to Pick an Indexed Annuity
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How to Pick an Indexed Annuity

To help choose the right fixed indexed annuity for you, first decide which of these three main goals you have in mind. Identifying your top priority c…
October 5, 2020
Are Bonds Passé?
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Are Bonds Passé?

Not quite, but annuities can provide more income, plus tax advantages and longevity insurance.
September 2, 2020
Shrink Your RMDs in 2021 and Beyond
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Shrink Your RMDs in 2021 and Beyond

QLACs are a special type of annuity that lets you cut RMDs from your IRAs next year and beyond, reduce the taxes you pay and guarantee more lifetime …
August 6, 2020
Pension or Lump Sum? Compare Payouts and Options Before You Decide
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Pension or Lump Sum? Compare Payouts and Options Before You Decide

If you’re eligible for a pension, congratulations. However, you may be able to do better than just taking what you’re offered.
July 20, 2020
Is an Immediate Annuity for You?
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Is an Immediate Annuity for You?

Before buying, ask some key questions to learn exactly what you’re getting and how this type of annuity can create reliable retirement income.
July 10, 2020
Thinking of Buying a Fixed Annuity? Ask These Questions First
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Thinking of Buying a Fixed Annuity? Ask These Questions First

Of all the types of annuities out there, a fixed annuity is the one that's most straightforward. Is it the one that's right for you?
June 8, 2020
12 Things You Didn't Know About Annuities
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12 Things You Didn't Know About Annuities

Oftentimes when it comes to retirement, you don’t know what you don’t know. See if what you know about annuities is correct. You might be surprised.
June 5, 2020
Shelter from the Storm: Safe, 'Boring' Financial Products Are Exciting Today
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Shelter from the Storm: Safe, 'Boring' Financial Products Are Exciting Today

That's especially true for people in their 60s and older. Those looking to earn a little more than what's offered by U.S. Treasury bonds and CDs might…
May 6, 2020
How the SECURE Act Fits into Your Retirement Plan
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How the SECURE Act Fits into Your Retirement Plan

A couple of its key features are designed to help people save more for retirement. That's a good thing, considering that Social Security benefits may …
May 1, 2020
Covering Your Monthly Expenses in Retirement: Estimate Them, Then Secure Your Income
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Covering Your Monthly Expenses in Retirement: Estimate Them, Then Secure Your Income

The best way to make sure you have enough money to last you through retirement is to focus on the income you need to support yourself, rather than the…
April 27, 2020
Inheriting an Annuity? Here’s a Little-Known Way to Stretch Its Tax Benefits
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Inheriting an Annuity? Here’s a Little-Known Way to Stretch Its Tax Benefits

There are a few different ways beneficiaries of annuities can claim their inheritance. One you might not have heard of is called an "annuity stretch."…
March 9, 2020
Should You Buy an Annuity for Your Grandchild?
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Should You Buy an Annuity for Your Grandchild?

There are plenty of ways to leave a legacy, but a deferred income annuity is one creative option that offers guaranteed payments and tax advantages.
February 10, 2020
7% on a Fixed Annuity? Don't Believe It.
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7% on a Fixed Annuity? Don't Believe It.

Ads touting 7% guarantees are misleading, though not quite false. Real rates around the 4% range are attractive enough.
January 7, 2020
A New Year's Checkup for Financial Success in 2020 and Beyond
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A New Year's Checkup for Financial Success in 2020 and Beyond

Now that a new decade has started, get motivated to make it the best ever for your finances by taking a few practical steps.
January 7, 2020
You Need an Asset Allocation Plan Even More in a Bull Market
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You Need an Asset Allocation Plan Even More in a Bull Market

It's tempting to overinvest in stocks today, but everyone needs some safe ballast. For part of your safe-money portion, fixed annuities offer guarante…
December 31, 2019
When Used Correctly, Deferred Annuities Deliver Powerful Tax Advantages
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When Used Correctly, Deferred Annuities Deliver Powerful Tax Advantages

To take full advantage, pick the right type of annuity and take care to set up your beneficiaries correctly.
December 11, 2019
Why Annuities Could Be an Especially Good Deal for Women
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Why Annuities Could Be an Especially Good Deal for Women

Ensuring a secure retirement, with a lifetime of dependable income, comes with many challenges for women. But there is a way they can create their own…
November 6, 2019
Annuity Exchanges, Full or Partial, Boost Flexibility without Creating Taxes
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Annuity Exchanges, Full or Partial, Boost Flexibility without Creating Taxes

1035 exchanges let you trade up for a better annuity or trade in unneeded life insurance.
October 22, 2019
Income Annuities Take Risk Out of Retirement
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Income Annuities Take Risk Out of Retirement

When used properly, annuities provide invaluable security, so why aren't more people going for them? A new Brookings Institution study has some insigh…
September 13, 2019