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The reasons why annuities are risky are virtually identical to why paying off your mortgage early is risky. Should you need your money at any point between now and the end of your life it will be difficult, if not impossible to access.

Thanks for reminding forum readers that I advised putting every damn penny you have into an annuity.

Oh, that's right...I didn't say that.

Your religion is muddling your thinking, sykesix.
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