Annuities

Annuities – what they are, how they work and how to choose the best type of Annuity

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Strategies for earning high and safe income from Annuities

December 1, 1998

The tax-deferral of annuities gets a lot of attention. But not much effort is devoted to the best way to get the highest, safest income from an annuity. Even less attention is devoted to buying an immediate annuity, one that begins paying income within a year. But you’ll hear more about these issues as insurers […]

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What Are Variable Annuities?

September 1, 1998

Variable annuities are a new look. Insurers are cutting expenses and adding investment options to make their products more attractive. As a result, investors continue their decade-long practice of pouring billions of dollars into variable annuities. The lure of annuities is that there is no investment limit, you get to choose how your money is […]

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The End Of Swiss Annuities

July 1, 1998

Ever so quietly, the IRS ended the tax benefits of most Swiss and other foreign annuities. The deed was done through a set of regulations designed to end some “retirement certificates of deposit” issued by a few banks. These CDs were designed to earn tax-deferred interest while being guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. […]

October 2020:

Congress Comes for your Retirement Money

A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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