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Your Guide to Annuities: Variable Annuities
... Image source: Getty Images. This is Part 6 of a multi-part annuities series. An introduction to annuities can be found here . As people plan for retirement, some might want two things at one time ...
June 28, 2016 - by Phyllis Furman - Article
Should I Buy an Annuity?
... Are annuities the best way to invest? Image source: Getty Images. Annuities are one of the most ...
July 17, 2016 - by Dan Caplinger - Article
Your Guide to Annuities: Deferred Income Annuities
... Image source: Getty Images . This is the Part 3 of a six-part series on annuities. Part 1, an introduction to annuities, can be found here . Longevity is generally considered a blessing. But what if you ...
June 26, 2016 - by Phyllis Furman - Article
Your Guide to Annuities: An Introduction
... Image source: Getty Images This is Part 1 of a six-part series on annuities. Some people buy ...
June 24, 2016 - by Phyllis Furman - Article
Should You Buy an Immediate Annuity?
... Annuities are an insurance product. Image source: Getty Images. Annuities can be difficult to understand, especially because so many annuities are full of complex provisions that almost seemed designed to obscure how they work. Immediate annuities, however, are easy to understand, and they can be extremely ...
July 18, 2016 - by Dan Caplinger - Article
Annuity Due vs. Ordinary Annuity
... An annuity is a series of payments made or received over a predetermined period of time. The timing of those payments differs based on the type of annuity at hand. Ordinary annuity With an ordinary annuity, payments are made at the end of a covered term. Ordinary annuity payments are usually made monthly ...
January 31, 2016 - by Motley Fool Staff - Article
The Difference Between Annuities and IRA Annuities
... Annuities can be a wise investment for those looking to secure a steady stream of income in retirement. An annuity is a contract between a purchaser and an insurance company. The purchaser invests in the annuity either via a lump sum premium or a series of payments, and in return, the insurance company makes ...
January 19, 2016 - by Motley Fool Staff - Article
Is a Charitable Gift Annuity Right For You?
... they'll need the money later in life. A charitable gift annuity addresses both concerns. This method ...
June 27, 2016 - by Dan Caplinger - Article
The Complicated Risks and Rewards of Indexed Annuities
... Image source: Getty Images. This is Part 5 in a six-part series on annuities. Part 1, an introduction to annuities, can be found here . Indexed annuities, also known as fixed-indexed annuities or equity-indexed annuities, have surged in popularity in recent years because of the way they incorporate ...
June 27, 2016 - by Alice Gomstyn - Article
Why Sky-High Annuity Rates Can Be Misleading
... Insurance companies issue annuities, and you have to be careful about the claims they make. Image ...
July 15, 2016 - by Dan Caplinger - Article
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