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Subject:  Re: Hi gang... wow!!! Date:  9/18/2013  11:46 AM
Author:  Rayvt Number:  73026 of 75833

Executive Life annuity policy owners had their annuity payments decreased recently:
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Yep... let's call that "death by lightening strike." It's bad.


Actually, I think the risk of an ins co going belly-up, as AJ brings up, is probably overstated. It's *probably* a very low probability event.

But there's another risk that I think is much more likely, which AJ hasn't mentioned and which Dave seems to wave away. It's right there out in plain sight explicitly stated in every IUL I've seen.

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