Vanguard Exits the Income Annuity Business

Published June 21, 2019

Hi –

Welcome to Blueprint Income. On June 19, Vanguard exited the income annuity business to focus on other priorities.

In many ways, Vanguard was a pioneer in bringing simple, low-cost annuities to Americans with full-time employees who weren’t receiving a commission if you decided to sell.

When we started Blueprint Income, we first wondered if we could provide a superior service to Vanguard. But then we figured out we could — in these important ways.

  1. Blueprint Income Has Better Selection. Vanguard only worked with 6 or 7 insurance companies. We work with more than 30.
  2. Blueprint Income Has a Team of Annuity Only Specialists. We only sell annuities. You can feel confident you’re speaking to an expert.
  3. Blueprint Income’s Process Is Digital. No questions? Do it all online — quote, application, account management. Start an immediate annuity quote here or a longevity annuity quote here.
  4. Blueprint Income Offers Fixed Annuities. We have the widest selection of fixed annuities anywhere. These are simple products that provide a guaranteed interest rate for a preset number of years. See our entire fixed annuity marketplace here.

So, if you’re looking for a better version of what Vanguard used to offer, then just call, chat with, or email someone on the Blueprint Income team today. We can’t wait to answer your questions.

To Your Fulfilling Retirement,

Co-Founder and CEO

P.S. Wondering what it’s like to work with us at Blueprint Income? Here’s what our customers have to say.

Blueprint Income’s Income Annuity Quotes

Blueprint Income offers a competitive marketplace of income annuities, including single premium immediate annuities (SPIAs), longevity annuities (a.k.a. deferred income annuities or DIAs), and Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts (QLACs). Quotes are provided real-time and are free to access. To run multiple quotes or “lock” a quote which enables you to purchase it, simply create an account.

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If you’re not ready to shop and are still learning about income annuities, get smart using our online resources. Start with The Official Guide to Income Annuities.

Blueprint Income’s Fixed Annuity Marketplace

Blueprint Income also offers a competitive marketplace of fixed annuities, a.k.a. multi-year guaranteed annuities or MYGAs. Rates are updated on a daily basis and are accessible without having to provide an email address or log in.

See Fixed Annuity Rates

If you’re not ready to shop and are still learning about income annuities, get smart using our online resources. Start with The Official Guide to Fixed Annuities.

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