Should you buy an annuity?

Mangan, Doreen
June 1996
Medical Economics;6/10/96, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p62
Trade Publication
Focuses on annuities as a form of retirement savings. Guaranteed future income from annuities; Taxation of gains from annuity accounts; Fixed annuities; Variable annuities; Literature on annuities.


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