Annuities are financial products that straddle the line between life insurance and retirement planning vehicle. Learn about the various types of annuities, how they work, and which ones are best for you and your family.
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What Is a Surrender Charge?
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Look at How a Fixed Annuity Fits a Retirement Plan
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Variable Annuity Extra Features: How They Work and How Much They Cost
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Retirement Income Funds - How They Work
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Indexed Annuities: The Good, the Bad, and the Truth
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Advantages of Annuities versus the Disadvantages
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Immediate Annuities: Pros, Cons and Options
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What Is a Single Premium Deferred Annuity (SPDA)?
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Here Are Tips on How to Get out of an Annuity When It Is in an IRA
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If You HaveTIAA-CREF, Get Clear on Your Traditional Annuity Options
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What Is a Deferred Annuity and How Does It Work?
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Learn How Much Agents Earn on Annuities
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5 Variable Annuity Fees to Ask About
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What Is an Annuity "Free Look" Period?
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Four Common Annuity Payment Terms You Should Know Before Retirement
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How Does an Immediate Annuity Work?
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What Is a Medicaid Annuity?
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Required Minimum Distributions With Annuities
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What a QLAC Annuity Means for Your Retirement
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Can I Buy an Annuity Direct?
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How Annuity Premiums Work and Compare to Other Insurance Premiums
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What Are the Agent Qualifications to Sell Annuities?
You still can have your SPIA Cake and Eat it too-just like in the 1950s!
Have Your SPIA With an Installment Refund Too
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Which Immediate Annuity is Best—Inflation-indexed, Fixed, or Variable?
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You Can Ladder Annuities -- Here's How
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How Annuity Riders Work and Tips for Choosing One
Variable Annuity Taxation
Beware: Tax-Deferral in Variable Annuities Might Cost You More in Tax
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The Benefits of Using Annuity Arbitrage With Life Insurance
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8 Questions To Ask About Your Annuity
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What Are Guaranteed Withdrawal Benefits and Lifetime Income Riders?
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Annuity Sales in Banks and What You Need to Know
You're alive if you can fog a mirror. Want income and legacy? Create both with a "Life with Death Benefits" SPIA
SPIA Structure: Life With Death Benefit
Best Ways to Save in a Low-Interest Market
Best Ways to Save in a Low-Interest Market