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Consider a path for wealth building backed by the assurance of solid protection. Consider Marquis SP. A single premium deferred fixed indexed annuity issued and guaranteed by The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, Marquis SP helps create a path to financial confidence.
Choice provides the opportunity to help shape your future. Potential offers avenues for your efforts – without the uncertainty of being invested in the market. Marquis SP offers you both choice and potential… in one annuity that helps prepare for retirement.
Marquis® SP offers the choice to split premium among nine allocation options:1
Once interest is credited — for the indexed interest options at the end of the crediting period — the Marquis SP protects that interest from losses due to negative changes in the indexes associated with the options. The Marquis SP also provides access to guaranteed lifetime income.7
Predictable… sustainable… income for life. Marquis SP’s optional Guaranteed Lifetime Withdrawal Benefit (GLWB) can secure it for you. The “lifetime payout amount” cannot be exhausted by market losses or guaranteed withdrawals.8 The result: An income stream you can’t outlive.
Retirement certainty comes in knowing income is yours for the life of the covered person or persons (owner and spouse if the spousal benefit is elected9). Just choose the benefit at issue (covered persons must be between ages 45-80) for an added annual charge.10 If the younger covered person is 60 or older, you can begin annual withdrawals of the benefit immediately. Otherwise you can begin them the first index year after the younger covered person turns 60.
Marquis SP brings together choice and potential for your retirement goals. Now discuss your next steps with your financial professional.
1 The contract owner will choose one or more of the nine allocation options at time of purchase. The contract is credited with the guaranteed minimum interest rate (GMIR) until the sweep date, when the account value will be transferred to the chosen allocation options. At the end of each crediting period, the owner may transfer the account value in that option among the nine options. Options may be added or eliminated in the future.
2 Interest rates are declared in advance, guaranteed for one Index Year, and will never be less than 1%.
3 Interest is determined in part by positive change in the S&P 500 Index over the crediting period, adjusted by a percentage (a 100% participation rate unless declared otherwise in advance), subject to a maximum (an Interest Rate Cap declared in advance that will never be less 1%).
4 Interest is determined by a formula that factors in the performance of the Goldman Sachs GSMAC Index during the crediting period, adjusted by a percentage (a Participation Rate declared in advance and guaranteed to be no less than 10%). There is no Interest Rate Cap.
5 Interest is determined by a formula that factors in the performance of the J.P. Morgan Strategic Balanced Index during the crediting period, adjusted by a percentage (a Participation Rate declared in advance and guaranteed to be no less than 10%). There is no Interest Rate Cap.
6 Index objectives may not be met. See the specific index brochure for details and risks of this index and the one-, two- and three-year allocation options.
7 Withdrawals may be subject to charges. Withdrawals of taxable amounts will be subject to ordinary income tax and, before age 59 ½, generally will be subject to a 10 percent IRS penalty tax.
8 If the owner withdraws more than the annual lifetime payout amount, the guaranteed amount will usually decrease and the rider may terminate. Once purchased the rider cannot be voluntarily terminated until the beginning of the 6th index year. Once terminated, it cannot be reinstated.
9 Spousal benefit not available in CT.
10 Annual charge for individual and spousal GLWB rider is 0.95% (1.50% maximum) charged on Benefit Base at start of Index Year. Instead of charging more for the spousal GLWB, the annual lifetime payout amount for the spousal benefit is 90% of the amount under the individual benefit. Spousal benefit not available in CT. The charge is deducted from Account Value at the end of Index Year (before interest crediting).
The J.P. Morgan Strategic Balanced SM Index (“Index”) has been licensed to Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (the “Licensee”) for the Licensee’s benefit. Neither the Licensee nor Marquis SP Fixed Indexed Annuity (the “Annuity Product”) is sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (“JPMS”) or any of its affiliates (together and individually, “J.P. Morgan”). J.P. Morgan makes no representation and gives no warranty, express or implied, to purchasers of the Annuity Product nor does J.P. Morgan have any liability for any errors, omissions or interruptions of the Index. Such persons should seek appropriate professional advice before making an investment or purchasing insurance. The Index has been designed and is compiled, calculated, maintained and sponsored by J.P. Morgan without regard to the Licensee, the Annuity Product or any policyholder. J.P. Morgan is under no obligation to continue compiling, calculating, maintaining or sponsoring the Index. J.P. Morgan may independently issue or sponsor other indices or products that are similar to and may compete with the Index and the Annuity Product. J.P. Morgan may transact in assets referenced in the Index (or in financial instruments such as derivatives that reference those assets). These activities could have a positive or negative effect on the value of the Index and the Annuity Product.
This fixed indexed annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, sold, guaranteed, underwritten, distributed or promoted by Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC or any of its affiliates with the exception of any endorsement, sales, distribution or promotion of this product that may occur through its affiliates that are licensed insurance agencies (excluding such affiliates, individually and collectively referred to as “Goldman Sachs”). Goldman Sachs makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, regarding the advisability of investing in annuities generally or in fixed indexed annuities or the investment strategy underlying this fixed indexed annuity, particularly, the ability of the GS Momentum Builder® Multi-Asset Class Index to perform as intended, the merit (if any) of obtaining exposure to the GS Momentum Builder® Multi-Asset Class Index, or the suitability of purchasing or holding interests in this fixed indexed annuity. Goldman Sachs does not have any obligation to take the needs of the holders of this fixed indexed annuity into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the GS Momentum Builder® Multi-Asset Class Index. GOLDMAN SACHS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY AND/OR COMPLETENESS OF GS MOMENTUM BUILDER® MULTI-ASSET CLASS INDEX OR OF THE METHODOLOGY UNDERLYING THE INDEX, THE CALCULATION OF THE INDEX OR ANY DATA SUPPLIED BY IT FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS FIXED INDEXED ANNUITY. GOLDMAN SACHS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
“Goldman Sachs,” “Goldman,” “GS Momentum Builder®” and “GS Momentum Builder® Multi-Asset Class Index” are trademarks or service marks of Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC and have been licensed for use by the insurance company issuing this annuity for use in connection with certain fixed indexed annuities.
The S&P 500® is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC or its affiliates (“SPDJI”) and has been licensed for use by Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. and its affiliates (“WS”), including the insurance company issuing this endorsement. S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”). This annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, S&P, or any of their respective affiliates (collectively, “S&P Dow Jones Indices”). S&P Dow Jones Indices makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, to the owners of this annuity or any member of the public regarding the advisability of investing in securities generally or in this annuity particularly or the ability of the Index to track general market performance. S&P Dow Jones Indices’ only relationship to the insurance company with respect to the S&P 500® is the licensing of the Index and certain trademarks, service marks and/or trade names of S&P Dow Jones Indices. The Index is determined, composed and calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices without regard to WS or this annuity. S&P Dow Jones Indices has no obligation to take the needs of WS or the owners of this annuity into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the S&P 500®. S&P Dow Jones Indices is not responsible for and have not participated in the determination of the prices, and amount of this annuity or the timing of the issuance or sale of this annuity or in the determination or calculation of the equation by which this annuity is to be converted into cash, surrendered or redeemed, as the case may be. S&P Dow Jones Indices has no obligation or liability in connection with the administration, marketing or trading of this annuity. There is no assurance that investment products based on the S&P 500® will accurately track index performance or provide positive investment returns. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC is not an investment advisor. Inclusion of a security within an index is not a recommendation by S&P Dow Jones Indices to buy, sell, or hold such security, nor is it considered to be investment advice. S&P DOW JONES INDICES DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ADEQUACY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS AND/OR THE COMPLETENESS OF THE S&P 500® OR ANY DATA RELATED THERETO OR ANY COMMUNICATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ORAL OR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION (INCLUDING ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS) WITH RESPECT THERETO. S&P DOW JONES INDICES SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO ANY DAMAGES OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR DELAYS THEREIN. S&P DOW JONES INDICES MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE OR AS TO RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY WS, OWNERS OF THE ANNUITY, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FROM THE USE OF THE S&P 500® OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY DATA RELATED THERETO. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WHATSOEVER SHALL S&P DOW JONES INDICES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS, TRADING LOSSES, LOST TIME OR GOODWILL, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THERE ARE NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES OF ANY AGREEMENTS OR ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN S&P DOW JONES INDICES AND WS, OTHER THAN THE LICENSORS OF S&P DOW JONES INDICES.
Product is issued by The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, OH. The Lafayette Life Insurance Company operates in D.C. and all states except AK and NY, and is a member of Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. Contract series ICC14 ENT-03 1406, ICC14 ER.03 GLWB-I 1406, ICC14 ER.04 GLWB-S 1406, ICC14 EE.21 GMAV-7 1406, ICC14 EE.22 GMAV-10 1406, ICC14 EE.23 SI-MY-PTP 1406, ICC14 EE.23 SI-PTP 1406, ICC14 EE.23 SI-MA 1406, ICC14 EE.25 WWC 1406, ENT-03 1406, ER.03 GLWB-I 1406, ER.04 GLWB-S 1406, EE.21 GMAV-7 1406, EE.22 GMAV-10 1406, EE.23 SI-MY-PTP 1406, EE.23 SI-PTP 1406, EE.23 SI-MA 1406 and EE.25 WWC 1406.
Payment of benefits under the annuity contract is the obligation of, and is guaranteed by, the insurance company issuing the annuity. Guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the insurer. Products are backed by the full financial strength of Lafayette Life.
Earnings and pre-tax payments are subject to income tax at withdrawal. Withdrawals may be subject to charges. Lafayette Life and their agents do not offer tax advice. For specific tax information, consult your attorney or tax advisor. Interest rates are declared by the insurance company at annual effective rates, taking into account daily compounding of interest. Product and feature availability, as well as benefit provisions, vary by state. See your financial professional for product details and limitations.
No bank guarantee. Not a deposit. May lose value. Not FDIC/NCUA insured. Not insured by any federal government agency.