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Ken Nuss

CEO / Founder, AnnuityAdvantage

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

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.

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