A The S&P 500® is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC or its affiliates (“SPDJI”) and has been licensed for use by Brighthouse Financial, Inc. S&P®, S&P 500®, US 500, The 500, iBoxx®, iTraxx® and CDX® are trademarks of S&P Global, Inc. or its affiliates (“S&P”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by Brighthouse Financial, Inc. Brighthouse Financial products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold, or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, or their respective affiliates; and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such products, nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500®.
B The Russell 2000® Index is a trademark of Russell Investments and has been licensed for use by affiliates of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. This annuity product is not sponsored, endorsed, sold, or promoted by Russell Investments, and Russell Investments makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in this annuity product.
C The Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index and “Credit Suisse”, are service marks of Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse International, or one of their affiliates (collectively, “Credit Suisse”). Credit Suisse has no relationship to Brighthouse Financial®, other than certain hedging arrangements and the licensing of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index and its service marks for use in connection with the Brighthouse SecureAdvantage® 6-Year Fixed Index Annuity, and is not a party to any transaction contemplated hereby.
The rules of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index may be amended by Credit Suisse International (the “Index Creator”). An amendment to the rules may result from, without limitation, a change to the construction or calculation rules for the Index or from the Index Creator determining that a change to the rules is required or desirable in order to update them or to address an error, omission or ambiguity. No assurance can be given that any such amendment would not affect parties to this document.
The end-of-day value of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index is published subject to the provisions in the rules of the Index. Neither the Index Creator nor any of its affiliates is obliged to publish any information regarding the index other than as stipulated in the rules of these indices.
While volatility controls may result in less fluctuation in rates of return as compared to indices without volatility controls, they may also reduce the overall rate of return as compared to products not subject to volatility controls.
The SecureAdvantage® 6-Year is not in any way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse does not make any warranty or representation whatsoever, expressly or impliedly, either as to the results to be obtained from the use of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index ("the Index"), the figure at which the said Index stands at any particular time on any particular day or otherwise, or the advisability of or results to be obtained by using, investing in, or trading the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year. The Index is compiled, maintained and/or calculated by Credit Suisse. However, Credit Suisse shall not be liable (whether in negligence or otherwise) to any person for any error in the Index and Credit Suisse shall not be under any obligation to advise any person of any error therein.
Credit Suisse has not published or approved this document and accepts no responsibility for its contents or use.
The Index is the exclusive property of and currently sponsored by the Index Creator. The Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index is not in any way sponsored, endorsed or promoted by Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse has no obligation to take the needs of any person into consideration in composing, determining or calculating the Index (or causing the Index to be calculated). In addition, Credit Suisse makes no warranty or representation whatsoever, express or implied, as to the results to be obtained from the use of the Index and/or the level at which the Index stands at any particular time on any particular day or otherwise, and Credit Suisse shall not be liable, whether in negligence or otherwise, to any person for any errors or omissions in the Index or in the calculation of the Index or under any obligation to advise any person of any errors or omissions therein. Credit Suisse shall not be liable for the results obtained by using, investing in, or trading the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index.
Tax Disclaimer: Credit Suisse does not provide any tax advice. Any tax statement herein regarding any US federal tax is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding any penalties. Any such statement herein was written to support the marketing or promotion of the transaction(s) or matter(s) to which the statement relates. Each taxpayer should seek advice based on the taxpayer's particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, each party (and each of their employees, representatives, or other agents) may disclose to any and all persons, without limitation of any kind, the U.S. tax treatment and U.S. tax structure of any transaction that may described or included within the information contained herein relating to such U.S. tax treatment and U.S. tax structure. For this purpose, the tax treatment of a transaction is the purported or claimed U.S. federal income tax treatment of the transaction, and the tax structure of a transaction is any fact that may be relevant to understanding the purported or claimed U.S. federal income tax treatment of any transaction.
ERISA: You understand that (i) neither Credit Suisse nor any of its affiliates has or exercises investment discretion with respect to any assets on behalf of any employee benefit plans or individual retirement accounts (collectively, “Plans”) that may be involved with the purchase, holding, or redemption of a security, (ii) Credit Suisse is not undertaking to provide impartial investment advice or give advice in a fiduciary capacity on behalf of such Plans within the meaning of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final regulation defining “investment advice” for purposes of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended and Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and (iii) the information or communication provided herein or otherwise to the Plans or a fiduciary on behalf of any of the Plans is intended to be, and should be construed as, general information, and it does not and will not take into account your legal, regulatory, tax, business, investment, financial, accounting or other needs or priorities with respect to any Plans.
The SecureAdvantage® 6-Year Fixed Index Annuity is not sponsored, endorsed, sold, or promoted by Salt Financial Indices LLC (“SFI”) or any affiliate of SFI. Neither SFI nor any other party makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, to the owners of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year or any member of the public regarding the advisability of investing in funds generally or in the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year particularly or the ability of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index to track general stock market performance. SFI is the licensor of certain trademarks, service marks and trade names of SFI and of the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index which is determined, composed and calculated by SFI without regard to the issuer of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year or the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year. SFI has no obligation to take the needs of the issuer of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year or the owners of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the Credit Suisse truVol® US Target Sectors Index. SFI is not responsible for and has not participated in the determination of the timing of, prices at, or quantities of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year to be issued or in the determination or calculation of the equation by which the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year is redeemable for cash. Neither SFI nor any other party has any obligation or liability to owners of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year in connection with the administration, marketing or trading of the SecureAdvantage® 6-Year. ALTHOUGH SFI SHALL OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR INCLUSION IN OR FOR USE IN THE CALCULATION OF THE INDEXES FROM SOURCES WHICH SFI CONSIDERS RELIABLE, NEITHER SFI NOR ANY OTHER PARTY GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY AND/OR THE COMPLETENESS OF THE INDEXES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN. NEITHER SFI NOR ANY OTHER PARTY MAKES ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY LICENSEE, LICENSEE’S CUSTOMERS AND COUNTERPARTIES, OWNERS OF THE FUNDS, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FROM THE USE OF THE INDEXES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN IN CONNECTION WITH THE RIGHTS LICENSED HEREUNDER OR FOR ANY OTHER USE. NEITHER SFI NOR ANY OTHER PARTY MAKES ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND SFI HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE INDEXES OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL SFI OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
1 Purchase payment will be reduced by withdrawals, which may be subject to withdrawal charges and Market Value Adjustment if applicable. All guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability and financial strength of Brighthouse Life Insurance Company.
2 The Fixed Account value is solely guaranteed by Brighthouse Life Insurance Company. A new interest rate will be declared for each fixed interest term. Minimum allocation to any Index Account or Fixed Account is $500. Availability of the Fixed Account may be subject to restrictions.
3 Annual Sum is referred to as Point-to-Point Sum with Cap Rate or Participation Rate in the contract.
4 The Performance Lock feature can be used once during each index term. It is available with the 6-Year Point-to-Point with Participation Rate Index Account only and is not available after the initial 6-Year Index Term. Performance Lock is referred to as the Index Value Lock Rider in the contract.
5 Withdrawals in excess of the Free Withdrawal Amount may be subject to withdrawal charges and a Market Value Adjustment if applicable.
6 Data as of June 30, 2021. From FORTUNE © 2022 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. FORTUNE is a trademark of FORTUNE Media IP Limited and is used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse the products or services of, Brighthouse Financial. Ranked by 2021 admitted assets. Best’s Review®: Top 200 U.S. Life/Health Insurers. A.M. Best, 2022.
Brighthouse SecureAdvantage 6-Year Fixed Index Annuity is an insurance product and not insured by the FDIC, the NCUSIF, or any other government agency, nor is it guaranteed by, or the obligation of, the financial institution that sells it. All contract guarantees and annuity payout rates are subject to the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company. They are not backed by the broker/dealer from which this annuity is purchased, by the insurance agency from which this annuity is purchased, or any affiliates of those entities, and none makes any representations or guarantees regarding the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company. Similarly, the issuing insurance company does not back the financial strength of the broker/dealer or any of its affiliates.
Brighthouse SecureAdvantage 6-Year Fixed Index Annuity has charges, termination provisions, and terms for keeping it in force. Please contact your financial professional for complete details.
Withdrawals of taxable amounts are subject to ordinary income tax. Withdrawals made before age 59½ may also be subject to a 10% federal income tax penalty. Distributions of taxable amounts from a non-qualified annuity may also be subject to the 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax that is generally imposed on interest, dividends, and annuity income if the modified adjusted gross income exceeds the applicable threshold amount. Withdrawals will reduce the death benefit and account value. Withdrawals may be subject to withdrawal charges.
All guarantees, including any optional benefits, are subject to the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company. Each issuing insurance company is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations.
Brighthouse SecureAdvantage® 6-Year Fixed Index Annuity is issued by, and product guarantees are solely the responsibility of, Brighthouse Life Insurance Company, Charlotte, NC 28277 on Policy Forms ICC19-8-310 and 8-310-1 (6/19) (“Brighthouse Financial”). Product availability and features may vary by state or firm. This product is not available in New York.