Fixed index annuity review and rates

NWL Impact 7

The NWL Impact 7 annuity is a flexible premium tax deferred indexed annuity that combines the safety, benefits, and features of traditional fixed interest deferred annuities while at the same time giving you the option of having your credited interest linked in part to the S&P 500 Composite Stock Index. Once credited, your gains are guaranteed for the life of the policy.
Available in states: AL, AZ, AR, CO, DC, GA, HI, IL, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, NC, ND, PR, RI, SD, TN, VT, VI, VA, WV, WI, and WY

Allocation Accounts

Name Type Rates
Option U: 1-Year S&P 500 LV DRC 5% ER PTP Participation Rate
NWL Option U
135% Participation
Option B: 1-Year Fixed Account
3.9% Fixed
Option A: 1-Year S&P 500 PTP Monthly Average Participation Rate with Asset Fee
Point to Point
Monthly average
100% Participation
5% Spread

Surrender schedule

Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Penalty 10% 10% 10% 9% 8% 7% 6%


Name Inbuilt Fee
Income Outlook Plus 5 NH (Withdrawal Benefit Rider) No 1.50% annually (2.00% max)
Income Outlook NH No 1.00% annually (2.00% max) (limited to interest)
National Western Life Insurance Company
Founded: 1956
A.M. Best: A
S&P: A
Carrier details
Free withdrawal
1st year: 0%
2nd+ year: 10%
Premium bonus
Surrender schedule
7 years
Return of premium
Market value adjustment
Minimum contribution
Qualified: $2,000
Non-Qualified: 500000%
Types of funds
Non-Qualified, 401k, Profit Sharing, IRA, 401a, TSA 403b, SEP IRA, KEOGH, IRA-Roth, 457 plan, and 1035 Exchange