With BluePrint Income, AARP Ups its Ante on Annuity Sales
May 16, 2020 by Kerry Pechter
AARP’s 38 million members can now buy income annuities and fixed-rate annuities on a platform powered by fintech firm Blueprint Income. Buyers get a complimentary annual ‘retirement income check-up’ from a salaried, insurance-licensed adviser. Photo: Adam Colombo, Matt Carey and Nimish Shukla of Blueprint Income.
AARP members get a lot of discounts for their $16-a-year membership fees. They get discounts on steak dinners at McCormick & Schmick’s, cash-back on Chase credit-card purchases, 20% off the price of Harry & David’s curated fruit boxes, cheap ZipCar rates and so on.