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Thanks very much. I took a look at the products Allianz offers and this seemed to be by best guess at what this couple bought.

Not much info on that page so I must have google searched the product for more info on it. As I said - it's my best guess based on the scant/inadequate info that I was told.

I feel like this couple was looking for "approval" from me - after the fact. I really could not comment as I don't know annuities, at all. But I feel bad now.

Had I known that they were going to proceed with an annuity? I would have suggested a call to Vanguard. As it was I merely ordered them Jane Bryant Quinn's book Making the Most of Your Money hoping that they would then drop the idea. I guess that info didn't resonate with them.

And honestly, now that the policy is already purchased, do I even want to know any more about it? I don't think so. It's done.

Frustrating though. I know they were looking for more monthly income.

If the annuity is the one above? How bad is it? They are 67 and 68. I don't know if it is inflation indexed or any other detail.

Thanks again.


ps My google search on Allianz brought up lots of links to scams, frauds, etc. Is it that bad re Allianz, generally?
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