About LaRelle Watson

LaRelle is an Annuity Product Manager at TD Ameritrade. He and his team are primarily responsible for vetting and on-boarding new insurance companies and products to the TD Ameritrade annuity platform. His team also has oversight of annuity supervision and operations as well as working closely with legal and compliance on regulatory issues such as Rule BI and NY Regulation 187 for insurance and annuities.

LaRelle has been working with annuities, life and long term care insurance products in sales, supervision, operations, and product development for over 25 years. He holds FINRA series 7, 24, and 66 licenses and is also licensed in both life and health insurance. 

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Can Life Insurance Be Used for Retirement? Yes, but Consider the Alternatives August 20, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Some financial professionals have recommended life insurance policies as a retirement funding source. While it’s true that some policies can offer protection and act as a retirement savings vehicle, such a strategy might not be the most effective. Here are three alternatives.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
It’s an Insurance Thing: A Fresh (or First) Look at Annuities July 25, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Redesigned annuities are less expensive and easier to understand and buy, yet still customizable. They can be a vital hedge against outliving your assets.

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