Annuity pros and cons
A.If I got my annuity by inheritance, can I sell it?
Yes, usually, you should be able to sell an annuity that you received from an inheritance. It all depends on your situation, but you will most likely be able to sell it. This will allow you to receive a lump sum of cash.
Most of the time, when people get unexpected annuities, they decide to sell them and take the money to invest it somewhere instead of keeping it locked. Contact to get your free quote and see what your annuity is worth today.
What are the basic steps to sell my annuity payment?
The steps you need to take before selling your annuity have to do more with common sense than with anything else because selling your annuity can be a life-changing event, so you have to be sure you want to do it.
Here are some guidelines you may wish to follow:
Think it through. Analyze what you are going to do with a lump sum of cash and what you could do with the regular payment income you have been receiving.
Once you have decided to sell, gather all the paperwork regarding your annuity. This will save you time to make the deal finally.
Contact an annuity buyer with all your paperwork and annuity information on hand; this will allow them to customize your evaluation and offer you the appropriate deal correctly.
The buyer will probably give you more than one option to choose from. Select the offer you prefer and send them back your answer.
Decide on the option best for you, sign the paperwork and cash in your annuity.
After the above five steps, your money will be transferred to the account of your choosing.
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What are the standard documents I need to sell my annuity?
When you are selling your annuity, you will need a few necessary documents so the process can be handled efficiently. There may be times when additional documentation is required. If this happens, then you would have to contact the current company that holds your annuity to get all the necessary paperwork required by state laws. The paperwork varies from state to state.
Here are a few of the documents you need to have on hand:
Identification: Make sure to have at least two different types of ID, meaning, two forms of identification. Also, confirm that it at least has your name and your signature. By the way, remember that with the paperwork, do not submit your original documents, but only copies. This is for your protection.
Filled application: If you decide to sell, application form (s) will be sent to you to fill out and send back.
Annuity policy: This document contains the number of payments you are receiving and the payments you have yet to receive. This form is secure to obtain, and if you don t have it, you can contact your annuities company and get it from them.
These are the three essential documents you need to have. However, according to your case, you might need some extra papers. If you do, you will be notified.
Most brokers guarantee you that their representatives will only review these documents. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance to these companies.
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How old do I have to be to sell an annuity?
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This depends on the kind of annuity you have, the settled stipulations for your particular annuity, and the state you reside in. You have to be at least 18 years old to get an annuity.
Call for a free quote on your annuity and know what kind of annuity buyout you can receive.
What can I do if I do not want to have an annuity anymore?
In this case, you have two options:
One is to surrender, which means to give up the annuity. Some people get tired of having to pay or have not received anything from their annuity, which was supposed to be something to guarantee a better quality of life. If you surrender before the contract period expires, then you will probably have to pay a fee for doing so. And sometimes that cost can be prohibitive.
The bottom line is that surrendering your annuity is rarely the best option for most people. The good news is that you can to sell your annuity instead. Selling your annuity means giving it to some other person or company in exchange for a lump sum of cash.
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Selling your annuities: Is it safe? Is it legal?
Understanding the ins and outs of annuity sales helps you make an informed decision when the time comes to sell yours. Selling your annuity is legal and safe; when you call today.
How can I calculate present and future value formula of an annuity? Is this relevant to selling my annuity?
The thing about calculating your future or present payments is that the formula can be a bit tricky for a lump sum payment. The reason why is it varies according to the type of annuity you have. It also depends on the kind of income or payment you are receiving. Different still is if you plan to gain from the annuity financially.
Remember, present and future value calculations are very relevant when it comes to selling your annuities. This process estimates how much you might receive from the structured settlement over time.
Be sure to contact a broker and tell them what kind of annuity you have, and they will take care of all these calculations for you and then send you a free quote after doing their detailed analysis.
I need to buy a new car, but I don't have the funds for this other than my annuity. Will selling my annuities ruin my retirement plans?
The goal is to provide you with an alternative solution to your current financial difficulties with real cash for annuity payments. Brokers understand the importance of annuities for your future and the difficult choices people face when deciding to sell them.
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I've invested in longevity annuities but have changed my mind about waiting so long for my money. Can I sell a longevity retirement annuity?
Longevity annuities are different types of annuities. These are also known as "advanced life delayed annuities," and the particular feature with these is that owners have to wait to be 80 years old for a payout! It's for this reason that they are used mostly as a complement type of retirement investment.
You can sell these at any given time, but you may run the risk of losing a substantial portion of your investment due to the strict structure of these annuities. One of the most significant threats to longevity annuities is that if you die before age 80. Why? Your heirs will not receive any money from your investment.
Therefore it makes good sense for some to secure their money by selling it now and use the funds to make other, less risky retirement investments.
You might be interested in reading about the final rules passed down by the US Department of the Treasury regarding Longevity Annuities. Reference.
I need money right now, and I only have my annuity available. Can I get in trouble for selling an annuity before it's due for payment?
Selling your annuity is legal in the USA. Every state has their regulations regarding the sale of annuities, as well as federal laws that monitor these sorts of transactions.
With that said, what you need is a broker that will understand the ins and outs of the laws involved in buying annuities from their owners.
You also want a broker that will provide all the expert advice you may need when it comes to selling your annuities to ensure you meet your financial goals. Getting that is easy. Just call!
Can I sell my single premium immediate annuity (SIPA)?
Yes, single premium immediate annuities, also known as a SIPA or lifetime annuity, are eligible for sale. They don't require a judge's approval and can be sold for any reason. Call for a quote or visit the single premium immediate annuity page for more information.
What's a surrender period? Does it influence selling my annuity?
A surrender period of an annuity is the time in which the investor must keep a certain amount of money (if not all) in the annuity account. A surrender fee is when you are charged a penalty for taking out your money before the surrender period ends. In some cases, it can be quite a long time before you can move your money out of the annuity account. Usually, surrendering periods shouldn't influence annuity sales as each contract is crafted differently when your transaction is handled by a professional broker.
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I want to sell my annuity using your services, how long until I get my free quote?
If you have most of your paperwork and information with you, it will only take a few hours to analyze your info and offer you a quote on your particular customized deal for annuity sales. Call to find out how much you can get!
How long does it take to sell the annuity and get the cash?
Each customer's situation is unique, there are no two cases that are the same, so it's difficult to give an estimate on time without reviewing your case.
Getting cash for annuity payments is crucial to you; we understand that. But everything must be done correctly and in the correct order.
Given any unforeseen obstacles, annuity processing takes from 3 to 4 weeks before you can officially sell them.
You can often get an advance before the final sale goes through. If you need cash today, call to see if you qualify.
Is selling my annuity a good cash deal?
It is quite a good cash deal, especially when you need or want a significant amount of money right away. You can pay off your debts; you can make substantial investments, you can improve your life. The list goes on.
You will be made aware in advance of all fees and taxes you will encounter upfront with the sale so you can make an informed decision.
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