Mutually Speaking


Dislocation Allowance for PCS Moves

November 27, 2023

A dislocation allowance, or DLA, is a monetary allowance paid to eligible servicemembers who undergo a household move due to Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders or an evacuation. It is intended to help offset costs incurred by servicemembers during their move that are not reimbursed by other allowances and moving expenses that are paid…


Two Retirement Benefits of Fixed Annuities

June 13, 2023

Saving for retirement can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. An annuity can do...

What Is the Difference Between Life Insurance and an Annuity?

June 23, 2022

Both life insurance and annuity contracts are sold by life insurance companies, however,...

What to Expect When Purchasing Your First Annuity

June 14, 2022

An annuity is a contract between an individual and a life insurance company in which an...

Annuities: Fact vs. Fiction

June 3, 2022

Annuities have long been used as a strategy to round out an individual’s retirement...

Annuity Payout Options

June 21, 2021

An annuity is a product sold by a life insurance company that allows you to invest a sum...

Is an Annuity Right for You?

June 8, 2021

An annuity is a contract that allows you to invest a sum of money with a life insurance...