The system will be available to the duly licensed sales force via a Web-based version. The system meets the demand for structuring unbundled annuity products with complete configuration flexibility. âWith baby boomers nearing retirement age, it is imperative, now more than ever, that we have the ability to educate and explain different retirement scenarios.â said John Carlson, Second Vice President, MassMutual Annuity Sales. He continued, âOur partnership with COSS will provide us with a critical tool in the retirement planning process.â
The illustration system will allow MassMutual sales representatives to demonstrate the hypothetical effect of various optional investment management strategies such as dollar cost averaging, interest sweep, and portfolio rebalancing. Wealth Illustrator will also serve MassMutual in presenting various potential strategies for the retirement, or pay out phase of a clients financial plan, including systematic withdrawals, partial or full annuitization, and required minimum distribution, in the case of qualified plans.