Learn how annuities work and their potential costs and benefits. Or explore other retirement topics:

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The Case for Income Annuities When Rates Are Up

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Fixed Indexed Annuities in Your Retirement Portfolio

Fixed indexed annuities can offer those in or near retirement a balance of security and potential growth. Let's explore what they are and how they work.

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Annuity

Annuities can be beneficial for turning some of your savings into guaranteed income. Consider these questions before making a decision.