Retirement Tools & Resources

Where are you in your retirement journey? Maybe you're wondering is an annuity right for me or how do I plan for retirement or how much income will I need in retirement?

No matter where you are in your retirement journey, Great American is here to help. We're focused on simplifying your path to financial security, so you can focus on what matters most.


Is an annuity right for me?

Annuities offer guarantees that can help you build a more financially secure retirement. At Great American, we’re committed to offering annuities that are easier to understand with no hidden fees or surprises. It’s that simple.

An annuity can play an important part in reaching your financial goals. Learn the basics to see if an annuity might be right for you.

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Are you new to annuities? This short video is a great place to start!

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It's time to put these annuity myths to rest. Here are five common myths and the truth behind them.

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Looking to protect your retirement savings without giving up your opportunity for growth? See how you can manage risk and reward with a fixed-indexed annuity.

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Market volatility can drastically affect your retirement savings. An annuity may offer peace of mind with protection from market swings.

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Are you looking for guaranteed and predictable growth? A fixed annuity may be the answer.

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Planning for Your Retirement

Retirement is a chance to do the things you’ve always wanted to do. Maybe it’s traveling, cooking, spending time with grandchildren or revisiting an old hobby, it’s never too soon – or too late – to start planning.

Planning for the future is a journey. If you're feeling overwhelmed, here are some simple questions to help get you started.

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Not sure how much to save? We have a collection of calculators that can help you figure it out.

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Answer a few short questions to tell us where you are in your retirement journey. Then we'll help you find the right solution.

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If you're in or near retirement, plan for these five risks that could disrupt your retirement plans.

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Reputation matters. See why hundreds of thousands are trusting Great American to help secure their futures.

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Have you considered how Social Security will factor into your retirement plans? Start considering how you can make the most of your benefits and learn how an annuity can help fill the income gap.

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How much income will you need in retirement?

You spend years working hard and saving for retirement. You can find peace of mind knowing you have enough money to last your lifetime.

Learn how you can turn your nest egg into guaranteed retirement income or a financial legacy for your loved ones.

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Calculate how much retirement income your savings could provide.

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Hear the inspiring stories of five Great American customers who are living great retirements.

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