Rates as of: 02/01/2018

“Top 10”

 

Carpenter Enterprises, LLP

Subject to Change Without Notice!

 

P. O. Box 878

Wimberley, TX 78676

512-847-2433 or 1-800-955-2433

[email protected]

 

Insurance Company

New Era &

Phil Amer &

NewEra MW

Guaranty
Income
Life
Atlantic
Coast
Life
Liberty
Bankers &

Capitol Life

New Era &

Phil Amer &

NewEra MW

Sentinel
Security
Life

¬

Western

Bankers

Guaranty
Income
Life

¬

Western

Bankers

Atlantic
Coast
Life

Name of Annuity

SecureChoice3

Guaranty 4

Safe Haven 5

Bankers5Prem

SecureChoice5

PersonalChoice5

SPDA-5

Guaranty 6

SPDA-7

Safe Haven 10

Policy Form Number

A-0043

1SP4-MVA-M

aclanhaven-tx

BP-0407-TX

A-0045

SSLANPOL11-TX

SPDA-CD

1SP6-MVA-M

SPDA-CD

aclanhaven-tx

Average Annual Yield

2.40%

2.60%

3.40%

3.00%

3.35%

3.35%

3.25%

3.25%

3.50%

3.70%

Rate Guarantee Period

3 Years

4 Years

5 Years

5 Years

5 Years

5 Years

5 Years

6 Years

7 Years

10 Years

Minimum     Non-Qualified

$10,000

$5,000

$5,000

$10,000

$10,000

$2,500

$10,000

$5,000

$10,000

$5,000

Amount               Qualified

$10,000

$2,000

$5,000

$10,000

$10,000

$2,500

$10,000

$2,000

$10,000

$5,000

Initial Period Rate

2.40%

2.60%

4.20%

3.00%

3.35%

3.35%

3.25%

3.25%

3.50%

4.60%

Other Rate Information

2.45%

 

3.20%

 

3.40%

Optional

 

 

 

3.60%

 

Rate For

 

Years 2-5

 

Rate For

Liquidity

 

 

 

Years 2-10

 

Internal

 

Opt. Liquidity

 

Internal

Riders

 

 

 

Opt. Liquidity

 

Exchanges

 

Riders available

 

Exchanges

available with

 

 

 

Riders available

 

Only

 

With Lower Rate

 

Only

Lower Rate

 

 

 

With Lower Rate

v New Rate Effective Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Average Annual Yield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Rate After InitPer

2.00%

1.00%

1.00%

1.00%

2.00%

1.00%

1.00%

1.00%

1.00%

1.00%

After IP – Rate Subject To

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

AnnuityFund InvestmentType

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

MYGA

FREE Annual Withdrawal

100%

Interest

100%

Interest

Option

Rider

100%

Interest

100%

Interest

Option

Rider

10% of

Ann Value

100%

Interest

10% of

Ann Value

Option

Rider

Free Withdrawals Per Year

12

2

Option

2

12

Option

1

2

1

Option

Monthly Income Checks

Yes

Yes

Option

Yes

Yes

Option

Yes

Yes

Yes

Option

 

($125 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

($125 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

($100 min)

Type of Funds Accepted:

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

Non-Qualified

IRA-SEP

IRA-Roth

IRA-SEP-Roth

IRA-SEP-Roth

IRA-SEP

IRA-SEP-Roth

IRA-SEP-Roth

IRA-Roth

IRA-SEP-Roth

IRA-SEP-Roth

Issue Ages:

0 – 100

0 – 100

0-59   60-90

0 – 90

0 – 90

0-59   60-90

0 – 85

0 – 79

0 – 85

0-59   60-90

Surrender Penalty Charges

MVA +

MVA +

MVA +

MVA +

MVA +

MVA +

 

MVA +

 

MVA +

Year  1

5%

8%

9%   8%

8%

5%

9%   8%

9%

8%

9%

9%   8%

2

5%

7%

8%   7%

7%

5%

8%   7%

8%

7%

8%

8%   7%

3

5%

6%

7%   6%

6%

5%

7%   6%

7%

7%

7%

7%   6%

4

 

5%

6%   5%

5%

5%

6%   5%

6%

6%

6%

6%   5%

5

 

 

5%   4%

4%

5%

5%   4%

5%

5%

5%

5%   4%

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4%

4%

5%   3%

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3%

5%   2%

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

¬Bankers Life

 

¬Bankers Life

5%   1%

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

in Texas DBA

 

in Texas DBA

5%   0%

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Bankers

 

Western Bankers

5%   0%

Penalty Applied from Date of

Contract

Contract

Cont/Renew

Contract

Contract

Cont/Renew

Contract

Contract

Contract

Cont/Renew

Action Req’d End of Period

NONE

NONE

RRR

NONE

NONE

RRR

NONE

NONE

NONE

RRR

PenaltyWaivedw/PayOutOver

5 Years

5 Years

NO

NO

5 Years

NO

5 Years

5 Years

5 Years

NO

PenaltyWaived @ Death of

Owner

Owner

Option

Annuitant

Owner

Option

Annuitant

Owner

Annuitant

Option

UpFront Charges/Annual Fees

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

Additional Premium Allowed

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Days Rate Held on Transfers

HO Rec+60

Chg+45days

Chg+45days

HO Rec+45

HO Rec+60

Chg+45days

Chg+45days

Chg+45days

Chg+45days

Chg+45days

Free Look Period

20 Days

30 Days

21 Days

30 Days

20 Days

21 Days

30 Days

30 Days

30 Days

21 Days

A.M. Best Rating

B++

B++

B++

B++

B++

B++

B

B++

B

B++

Company Assets (in Millions)

$513

$511

$375

$1,598

$513

$615

$440

$511

$440

$375

Year Company Founded

1924

1926

1925

1957

1924

1948

1973

1926

1973

1925

Insurance Company Type

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Legal Reserve

Home Office

Houston

BatonRouge

Charleston

OK City

Houston

Salt Lake City

St. Petersburg

BatonRouge

St. Petersburg

Charleston

 

TX

LA

SC

OK

TX

UT

FL

LA

FL

SC

INTEREST

RATE

HISTORY

ON

NEW

PREMIUM

 
Ultimate Parent Company

New Era

Enterprises

Kuvare US Holdings, Inc

Advantage Capital

Liberty Life

Group Trust

New Era

Enterprises

Advantage Capital Partners

Bankers Int’l Fin. Corp, Ltd

Kuvare US Holdings, Inc

Bankers Int’l Fin. Corp, Ltd

Advantage Capital

03/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.75%

3.15%

3.15%

2.60%

2.70%

2.90%

4.40%

04/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.75%

3.15%

3.15%

2.60%

2.70%

2.90%

4.40%

05/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.10%

2.75%

3.15%

3.25%

3.25%

3.25%

3.40%

4.50%

06/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.10%

2.75%

3.25%

3.25%

3.25%

3.25%

3.40%

4.50%

07/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.75%

3.25%

3.15%

2.60%

3.25%

2.90%

4.40%

08/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.85%

3.25%

3.15%

2.60%

3.25%

2.90%

4.40%

09/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.85%

3.25%

3.15%

2.60%

3.25%

2.90%

4.40%

10/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.00%

2.85%

3.25%

3.15%

3.00%

3.25%

3.10%

4.40%

11/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.10%

3.00%

3.25%

3.25%

3.00%

3.25%

3.10%

4.50%

12/17

2.40%

2.60%

4.10%

3.00%

3.25%

3.25%

3.00%

3.25%

3.10%

4.50%

01/18

2.40%

2.60%

4.20%

3.00%

3.25%

3.35%

3.00%

3.25%

3.10%

4.60%

02/18

2.40%

2.60%

4.20%

3.00%

3.35%

3.35%

3.25%

3.25%

3.50%

4.60%

v New Rate Effective Date – Applications received in the Ins. Co. Home Office On or After that date will receive the new rate.


 

FISHER ANNUITY INDEX

 

02/01/2018

Average Rates for Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities (MYGA)
Averages and Number of Annuities count each band/tier as a separate annuity for this summary.

Years

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

# of Companies

1

2

23

10

49

20

40

11

13

24

# of Annuities

1

2

48

33

114

58

110

28

24

43

Current Avg

1.50%

1.40%

1.95%

2.11%

2.31%

2.37%

2.40%

2.49%

2.56%

2.66%

1 Week   Ago

1.50%

1.40%

1.95%

2.11%

2.31%

2.37%

2.39%

2.49%

2.56%

2.64%

4 Weeks Ago

1.50%

1.40%

1.88%

2.03%

2.26%

2.32%

2.36%

2.46%

2.55%

2.62%

12 Weeks Ago

1.50%

1.40%

1.75%

1.86%

2.24%

2.30%

2.31%

2.47%

2.53%

2.60%

52 Weeks Ago

 

1.00%

1.68%

1.88%

2.14%

2.15%

2.26%

2.44%

2.57%

2.67%

Insurance Companies on the Top 10

Company

Mail Address

City

State

Zip Code

Phone

Web Site

Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Company

1405 West 2200 South

Salt Lake City

UT

84119

844-442-3847

www.ACLICO.com

Bankers Life DBA - Western Bankers in TX

11101 Roosevelt Blvd N.,Ste 301

St. Petersburg

FL

33716

800-839-2731

www.BankersLifeInsurance.com

The Capitol Life Insurance Company

5750 CR 225

Brownwood

TX

76801

800-745-4927

www.LibertyBankersLife.com

Guaranty Income Life Insurance Company

929 Government Street

Baton Rouge

LA

70802

800-535-8110

www.GILICO.com

Liberty Bankers Life Insurance Company

5750 CR 225

Brownwood

TX

76801

800-745-4927

www.LibertyBankersLife.com

New Era Life Insurance Co. of the Midwest

11720 Katy Freeway #1700

Houston

TX

77079-2663

877-368-4692

www.NewEraLife.com

New Era Life Insurance Company

11720 Katy Freeway #1700

Houston

TX

77079-2663

877-368-4692

www.NewEraLife.com

Philadelphia American Life Insurance Co.

11720 Katy Freeway #1700

Houston

TX

77079-2663

877-368-4692

www.NewEraLife.com

Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company

1405 West 2200 South

Salt Lake City

UT

84119

800-247-1423

www.sslco.com

 

The description of all contracts shown as the "Top 10 Annuities" was furnished by the insurance companies to The Fisher Agency.  If you have questions regarding any contract, please contact a representative of that insurance company or The Fisher Agency, who has been appointed as a representative of all insurance companies shown.

All Annuities Shown Are Approved In Texas, But May Not Be Approved In Other States!

 

A.M. Best Rating: Reflects their current opinion of the relative financial strength and operating performance of an insurance company in comparison to the norms of the life/health insurance industry.  The Best’s Ratings are neither a warranty of an insurer’s current or future ability to meet its contractual obligations nor a recommendation of the company’s insurance policies, policy provisions, policy suitability, rates or claims practices.

 

DEFINITIONS


 

INTEREST RATES: All rates shown are the Effective Annual Yields after the Nominal interest rate is credited and compounded daily.

AVERAGE ANNUAL YIELD: Average annual yield until surrender charge period expires or until initial guaranteed rate period expires.

MINIMUM RATE AFTER INITIAL GUARANTEED PERIOD: The rate of interest guaranteed after the initial rate period.  Normally the minimum guaranteed rate for the lifetime of the contract.

BAIL OUT INTEREST RATE: Surrender charges will be waived for a period of time (usually 60 days) from each anniversary, during the surrender charge period, if the declared rate is below the Bail Out Rate as specified in the contract.

FREE ANNUAL WITHDRAWAL: The Amount available to be withdrawn per contract year without surrender charges. (Examples are shown below)

100% Interest

– All interest earned and/or accumulated in contract.

10% Ann Val

– Up to 10% of the previous year end accumulated annuity value after the 1st contract year.

FREE WITHDRAWALS PER YEAR: The number of times per year money may be withdrawn without surrender charges.

(Examples)

1 or 2

– 1 to 2 Times OR Monthly Checks. Normally for a certain minimum amount. May also be paid quarterly.

MVA: Market Value Adjustment may increase or decrease your annuity early surrender value.  If interest rates have gone down since the issue date, your surrender value will be higher.  If rates have gone up, your surrender value will be lower.


ANNUITY FUND INVESTMENT TYPE: Method company uses to set rates during and/or after initial rate period.

 

MYGA

(aka “CD” Type)

Multi Year Guarantee Annuity: 100% of the value is available at the end of the initial guaranteed rate period or end of penalty period, whichever occurs first.

Portfolio

– Pooled by type of annuity.  All annuities of this type will earn the same rate after the initial rate guarantee period.

Banded

– Pooled by rate and/or time period.  Old annuities may earn higher or lower rate than New annuities.

ACTION REQUIRED @ END OF SURRENDER CHARGE PERIOD:

 

NONE

– No action required by contract owner.  Annuity will automatically continue to earn interest.  Surrender charge    will expire for the lifetime of the contract at the end of the surrender charge period.

 

RRR

– Must choose one of the following options:

 

 

    Renew

– Annuity for a new period.

 

 

    Remove

– Surrender for cash value.

 

 

    Rollover

– Transfer to a new annuity.

 

DAYS RATE HELD ON TRANSFERS: (From other Financial Institutions)

 

HO Rec + 60

– Current rate will be held on transfers for 60 days from date forms are received in the insurance company home office.

 

Chg + 45

– Rate will be held for 45 days from date of rate change.

 

PENALTY WAIVED w/PAY OUT OVER: (Example: Insurer will waive surrender penalties if Owner accepts a 5 year Fixed Period Payout Option.)

 

 


 

Insurance products and Annuities are not deposits of, or guaranteed by any bank and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other agency of the United States Government.  All guarantees are subject to the financial strength of the issuing insurance company.

All terms, definitions, policy benefits, costs, and limitations will vary depending on the insurance company and owner state of residence when contract is issued.

Any Comparison Should Take Into Consideration All Exclusions And Limitations Contained In Each Contract!

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