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Rates Are Decreasing
 
Rates are decreasing for the following fixed annuities effective Monday, June 19, 2017:
  • Secure American
  • SecureGain 5
  • SecureGain 7
Rates are also decreasing for the following fixed-indexed annuities effective Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Please see the rate chart for more details.
  • American Custom 10
  • American Legend III
  • American Valor 10
  • Index Protector 7
  • Safe Return
  • Safe Outlook

Fixed Decreases - Effective June 19, 2017

Cash with Application/Wire
In order to receive the higher rate:
  • Paper applications with checks must be signed by June 17, 2017. Please note that paperwork and funds must be received within 7 days of the sign date.
  • Electronic applications must be completed by June 17. Funds must be received within 7 days of the date the paperwork was completed.
Transfers and Rollovers
In order to receive the higher rate:
  • Paper applications for transfers and rollovers signed by June 17, 2017 will have a 60-day rate hold from the date paperwork was signed.
  • Electronic applications for transfers and rollovers completed by June 17, 2017 will have a 60-day rate hold from the date paperwork was completed.
For example, if the paper or electronic application is signed/completed on June 17, 2017, funds would need to be received by August 15, 2017.


Fixed-indexed Decreases - Effective June 21, 2017  

Cash with Application/Wire
In order to receive the higher rate:
  • Paper applications must be signed by Tuesday, June 20, 2017  and received within seven days of the application sign date.
  • Electronic applications must be completed by Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Paperwork and funds must be received by Great American within seven days of the date the application was completed.
Transfers and Rollovers
In order to receive the higher rate:
  • Paper applications must be signed by Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and received within seven days of the application sign date.
  • Electronic applications must be completed by Tuesday, June 20, 2017. and received within seven days of the date the application was completed.
Please refer to the table below for guidance on when funds must be received in order to receive the higher rate:

Paper App Signed / Electronic App Completed Funds must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on:
On or before April 20, 2017 June 20, 2017
April 21 - May 6, 2017 July 6, 2017
May 7 - May 20, 2017 July 20, 2017
May 21 - June 6, 2017 August 4, 2017 (Friday)
June 7 - June 20, 2017 August 18, 2017 (Friday)