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Annuity Expenses


Have you ever heard that annuities are too expensive to use for retirment planning? Me too, and you know what? Some are. That's why it's wise to shop around when considering annuities for retirement. If shopped properly, annuities can be the least expensive way to retirement plan. A good article on this subject can be found at annuity digest called, Breaking-Down the Annuity Expense Criticism. Check it out...

Welcome WFOY AM 1240 in St. Augustine


Yes, we've syndicated our show. If you have missed us on Saturdays make sure to listen for us now on WBOB AM 600 in Jacksonville on Wednesday's from 5-6pm. Also, St. Augustine can hear us on Thursday's from 6-7pm WFOY AM 1240.

New Station New Time


Finance, Faith, and Philosophy is moving and we are syndicating our show so heads up! We love everybody at WOKV but have to move on...Beginning Wednesday, November 3rd we will be on Talk Radio AM 600 WBOB, 5-6 live during rush hour traffic.

Stay tuned for other stations and times in St. Augustine and Orlando.

Ten Myths That Just Won’t Die


I can't tell you how many times people come into our offices and think they make about 10% annually on their investments. After looking a little closer, what they usually see in their returns tells a little different story. One year they'll make 10% but the next year they'll lose 12%. What our brains rememeber though, is the gain and not the loss.

The Wall Street Journal has done a good piece in reference to this myth and some others all should see.

You may like him and you may not. Most people don't have an opinion of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, but guess what? He takes some of our advice. Ben Bernanke has between $500,000 and $1,000,000 dollars in fixed annuities.

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