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Subject:  Re: How to make your own annuity on the cheap Date:  1/24/2012  9:37 AM
Author:  intercst Number:  69990 of 89421

Hawkwin writes,

The only thing I did not see discussed there (I skimmed a bit), is tax deferral.

The cd earning at 2+% is taxable income so you do not get full replacement. The call option is also taxable. I see no way to recreate the tax deferral nature of the annuity.


Do it within your IRA.

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