Happy New Year

As we start the new year, it’s only natural that we look back at 2019 and forward to 2020. We’re recapping the most-read Annuity Buzz articles of last year and how to preview future rates. Wishing you much success in 2020!

Rich Lane
Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Individual Annuities

Accumulation: Safe & Secure

By Rich Lane, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Reprinted with permission from Advisor Magazine & Advisor e-newsLink.

Rarely does a piece of national legislation significantly improve the availability of annuities to consumers. But that’s what will happen with the SECURE Act.

New Rate Preview Tool

Want a preview of future rates? We have a tool for that. We've added a Rate Preview tool to your distributor page that reveals upcoming rate changes.

See the Top 5 of 2019

Wondering which Annuity Buzz articles were the most-read in 2019? Read them again for the inside scoop on product features, process news and sales ideas.

RMD Notices Going Out Soon

Certain annuity owners can expect to see Required Minimum Distribution notifications by the end of January. See which owners will get this news.

Thank You for a Great 2019

Thank you for trusting The Standard with your clients' fixed annuities. We value your business and support. From our family to yours, cheers to a happy holiday season!

Rich Lane
Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Individual Annuities

Reminder: AGA Discontinued on January 1

The Standard will stop offering the Advantage Growth Annuity on Jan. 1, 2020. All AGA business must have an effective date that’s no later than Dec. 31, 2019.