The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Annuities

November 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p34
Academic Journal
The article discusses different types and characteristics of annuities. The insurance industry and financial media are heavily pushing annuities in 2006, making it more important than ever for individuals to be knowledgeable about their strengths and weaknesses. The article addresses different types of annuities, including deferred and immediate annuities, and fixed, variable, and equity indeed annuities, examining the benefits and drawbacks of each type as a viable investment product.


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