PRODCAT Risk Reset

Risk is unavoidable. How you choose to react to it can make all the difference.

The current combination of sudden, geopolitical upheaval and ongoing effects of the COVID crisis are only adding complexity to today’s "perfect storm" of changing interest rates, record inflation – at a 40-year high1 and ongoing market uncertainty. Together, these factors are presenting significant difficulties for investors attempting to allocate the fixed-income portion of their retirement strategy.

Are bond values currently on thin ice?

This short video helps you understand the relationship between interest rates — which are currently rising — and bond values. What’s riskier? Ice skating in spring or ignoring this relationship between bond values and interest rates? Watch this video to find out!

Can you afford to ignore inflation?

This short, animated video helps illustrate the effects of inflation on the things you can’t live without in retirement—like grocery shopping. What’s riskier? Swimming with sharks or ignoring the effects of inflation on your retirement planning? Watch this video to find out!

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Are you risk ready for retirement?

This handy brochure leads you through today’s interest rate, inflation and bond value risks in an easy-to-understand way.


Newsworthy risks

Read more about how unavoidable risks could wreak havoc with your retirement plans and savings…



The New York Times

This is a Terrible Time for Savers
In an upside-down world of financial markets, expected returns after inflation are at record lows.

Alliance for Lifetime Income

As Prices Surge, Retirees Return to Work
How to think about a “retirement reset” during times of uncertainty.

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Market Instability

Help reset some risk.

Interest‐rate uncertainty, rising inflation, and decreases in bond values as well as market uncertainty all present challenges in growing assets or generating fixed income in retirement. This short video helps you understand the risks and presents some ways in which annuities might work as part of your fixed income strategy.

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Annuities can help you reset some risk

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This material is intended to provide educational information and is intended for use with the general public. It should not be considered, and does not constitute, personalized investment advice. The issuing insurance company is not an investment adviser nor registered as such with the SEC or any state securities regulatory authority. It’s not acting in any fiduciary capacity with respect to any contract and/or investment.

A fixed index annuity is intended for retirement or other long-term needs. It is intended for a person who has sufficient cash or other liquid assets for living expenses and other unexpected emergencies, such as medical expenses. A fixed index annuity is not a registered security or stock market investment and does not directly participate in any stock or equity investments or index.

Guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of Forethought Life Insurance Company and assume compliance with the product’s benefit rules, as applicable.

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Annuities are issued by Forethought Life Insurance Company, 10 West Market Street, Suite 2300, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is the marketing name for The Global Atlantic Financial Group LLC and its subsidiaries, including Accordia Life and Annuity Company, Commonwealth Annuity and Life Insurance Company, Forethought Life Insurance Company and Global Atlantic Re Limited. Each subsidiary is responsible for its own financial and contractual obligations. These subsidiaries are not authorized to do business in New York.

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