Annuities Information

Am I better off just buying a CD for $100,000 than an annuity? Is FDIC insurance important? Aren't there less fees too?

It really depends on what your overall financial needs are.  It is true that a certificate of deposit or CD is insured and less costly than an

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How do annuities protect against inflation?

This is a super important question and consideration--particularly given the financial crisis and our current economic environment.  There are some comments on this topic throughout the site including this blog post.

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What are the differences between variable, fixed and immediate annuities?

There are many, many different types of annuities. 

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What are "living benefit" options associated with annuities and how do they work?

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How can an annuity protect me from a volatile market?

Annuities can be very effective in providing protection against market