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 Anne Mulcahy - “While encouraged by annuity growth, I am disappointed in our gross profit decline. This was largely due to increased costs and had a direct impact on our first-quarter earnings.”  
 Thomas Hamlin - “This is the least expensive variable annuity we've found that offers a living income benefit and contains a guaranteed roll-up death benefit. And the living income benefit and death benefit are second to none in the industry.”  
 Jane Austen - “If you observe, people always live for ever when there is an annuity to be paid them.”  
 Doug Reynolds - “We are extremely pleased to reduce rates for educators who give so much to our community. The facts prove that teachers are a better insurance risk with fewer claims, so we are passing the savings along by reducing their rates. We've also increased our auto discount for customers who have other lines of business with us, such as life or homeowner insurance or an annuity.”  
 Kacy Gott - “Don't automatically choose the annuity payout many of them offer if you're given a choice. Again, the IRA just gives you more flexibility.”  
 Paul Watson - “We have also made the decision to have only 1 per cent of the fund invested in fixed interest. Instead, we use investments like the RG Casey building in Canberra to deliver a higher annuity style income for rents for long periods.”  
 James Rayner - “There were four people who are eligible to retire by '07 but want to wait until '08. We've agreed on a reduced incentive. They will incur a small financial penalty from the state retirement system and a slightly reduced annuity.”  
 Ray Ferrara - “If you are not astute in managing money, are not comfortable working with a financial planner, and are concerned about the market, taking an annuity may give you greater peace of mind.”  
 Ray Ferrara - “You might want to take an annuity if you have super longevity in your family.”  
 Stuart Clark - “After two to three years of operating, that facility is paid for by way of savings. Because there's such a rapid rate of return, it looks like an annuity. They're saving between 500,000 and 1 million year after year.”  
 Robert Friedman - “They have a very fast growing variable annuity business that has not even been recognized in the market place, yet, ... It's just perceived as a stodgy property and casualty company.”  
 Mark Wilson - “The costs of an annuity are a humongous drag on a portfolio. You add in the ordinary income-tax rate on withdrawals, and it's very hard to make it work out.”  
 Mark Wilson - “The costs of an annuity are a humongous drag on a portfolio. You add in the ordinary income tax rate on withdrawals, and it's very hard to make it work out.”  
 Dallas Salisbury - “We're seeing innovation to help individuals save for retirement more easily instead of putting so much reliance on the employee to find the time to do it. The Principal 10 Best winners are taking 401(k) plans and giving them more security with automatic diversification and annuity options.”  
 Alan Greenspan - “The ratio of the number of workers contributing to social security to the number of beneficiaries has declined to the point where maintaining the annuity value of benefits on retirement at a level well in excess of accumulated contributions has become extremely unlikely.”  
 James Brown - “A flat fee of 20 a month is unheard of. With this annuity, you don't have the burden of the mortality and expense charge. Over time, this is a huge advantage.”  
 David Jacobs - “But overall, these new annuity products are not bad, ... If they would get their total expenses down a percent, they would be very good.”  
 David Keuler - “We manage the same fund for mutual fund holders and annuity holders, and we happen to own the shares underlying the annuity instead of the mutual fund. That's why it appears we don't hold shares when you look at the SAI data, but in effect we do -- just through a different vehicle.”  
 Tom McPhail - “Once you have taken your tax-free lump sum, the remaining 75 per cent of your fund will be treated differently on death. If you die before you take your cash, your pension fund passes to your dependants as a lump sum subject to income tax on death. But if you die after taking the 25 per cent cash, the remaining 75 per cent in your pension fund would only be accessible as a lump sum subject to 35 per cent tax or as a regular tax-free income through an annuity.”  
 Dallas Salisbury - “We're seeing innovation to help individuals save for retirement more easily instead of putting so much reliance on the employee to find the time to do it. The Principal 10 Best winners are taking 401(k) plans and giving them more security with automatic diversification and annuity options,”  
 Chris Liddell - “As we moves closer to the launch on Office 12 we expect corporate customers to increasingly prefer annuity licensing programs when they evaluate purchases.”  
 Jane Austen - “An annuity is a very serious business.”  
 Charles Dickens - “Buy an annuity cheap, and make your life interesting to yourself and everybody else that watches the speculation.”