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Getting Started in Annuities

Getting Started in Annuities

Gordon K. Williamson

ISBN: 978-0-471-28303-4

Oct 1998

320 pages

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$26.95

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Getting Started in annuities

One of the most popular retirement investment options, annuities are also among the most difficult to comprehend. This handy volume provides an in-depth, easy-to-understand look at these complex instruments, revealing exactly what they are, how they work, and what advantages they have over other investment vehicles. Along with performance tables, sample portfolios, and a helpful Q & A section, you'll find up-to-date details on tax law changes, as well as complete information on:
What an Annuity Is and How It Works.

Types of Annuities.

Advantages of Annuities.

Disadvantages of Annuities.

Features of Fixed-Rate Annuities.

Features of Variable Annuities.

Variable Annuity Investment Choices.

Variable Annuities versus Mutual Funds.

Equity-Indexed Annuities.

Reviewing the Insurance Company.

Insurance Company Ratings.

Tax-Sheltered Annuities.

Your Financial Plan and Annuities.

Commonly Asked Questions.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.