Debunking Common Myths About Annuities with Thomas Buckingham
In retirement planning, annuity often raises mixed feelings among individuals. Some may shy away from it, while others might be skeptical due to misconceptions. But, it could be the missing puzzle piece to secure one’s golden years. It bears striking similarities to cherished pillars of financial security such as social security and pensions, capturing the essence of a reliable and steady income stream during retirement.
In this episode, Jack talks with Thomas Buckingham, Chief Growth Officer at Nassau Financial Group. Tom joined the company as an actuarial assistant in 1999 and served in increasingly senior corporate, product development, and operational positions. In his current role, Tom is responsible for developing and executing Nassau’s sales strategy for its insurance business, including all product development, distribution channels, marketing, branding, and leveraging digital tools to enable quick, easy, and simple sales.
With 25 years of innovative development, operations, and financial management responsibility, Tom discusses with Jack how Nassau Financial Group serves the middle market and mass affluent pre-retirees and retirees. He shares how the company incorporated technology into its solutions and what drives Nassau to partner with LifeYield to help clients with social security benefits.