Guggenheim Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed 9 Annuity Review

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The Guggenheim Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed 9 is a fixed deferred annuity that provides compounded, tax-deferred growth. Your annuity will grow at a fixed interest rate that is determined at contract issue. Guggenheim also offers a 10 year rate guarantee, an 8 year rate guarantee, a 7 year rate guarantee, a 6 year rate guarantee, a 5 year rate guarantee, a 4 year rate guarantee, and a 3 year rate guarantee.

Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed Annuity Highlights:

Frequently Asked Questions About the Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed Annuity:

Q: Does the interest compound?
A: Yes.

Q: Is the interest taxed?
A: The interest you leave in the account grows tax-deferred until you withdraw it. That interest is not taxed within the annuity. This is an advantage over interest you earn on a bank CD which is taxed each year even if you leave it in the CD.

Q: Are there any fees?
A: No. There are no upfront sales charges or ongoing maintenance fees.

Q: Is it FDIC insured?
A: No. FDIC insurance is only for bank deposits. Fixed annuities are guaranteed by the issuing insurance company.

Q: What are the early surrender charges?
A: The early surrender charges only apply to withdrawals which are greater than the annual accrued interest amount. You can always withdraw the annual accrued interest penalty-free. If surrender charges apply, they start at 7% and decline to 0% after the 9th year. The schedule is 7%, 6%, 5%, 4%, 3%, 2%, 1%, 1%, 1%, 0%.

Q: What penalty-free withdrawals are available?
A:You may withdraw the interest earned during the first contract year. Every year thereafter, you may withdraw up to 10% each contract year.

Q: If I withdraw more than the penalty-free amount, will a Market Value Adjustment (MVA) be applied?
A: Yes. You can read more about market value adjustments here.

Q: What happens after the initial 9 year rate guarantee period?
A: You have a 30 day window to do whatever you want with the full cash value any penalties. You can remove all of it or let your cash balance roll over into a new 9 year rate guarantee period.

Q: What happens to the money in my account if I die?
A: Your beneficiaries will receive the full account value.

Q: How do I apply?
A: Start by calling 800-872-6684 or fill in the "Get My Free Quote" form in the upper right section of this page.

Q:What is the minimum premium I need to pay?
A:$10,000 Low Band
$249,999 High Band

Q:Are there any age restrictions?
A:Yes. You can purchase this annuity up to age 90. In some states the age requirements may differ.

Q:In which states is the Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed 9 available?
A: The Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed 9 annuity is not available in all states. Call 800-872-6684 to find out if it's available in your state.

To review the Preserve Mult-Year Guaranteed annuity with an agent or to receive a free personalized illustration call 800-872-6684 or fill in the "Get My Free Quote" form in the upper right section of this page.

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