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Well that depends. Are the added benefits of the annuity (depending on your contract you may have some principal protection, and guaranteed lifetime payouts when you retire) worth the cost you're paying for it? Is the investment advisor's advice worth the commission you're going to be paying him for the next 10 years?

What other assets that you have? How long 'til retirement?

If I had been put in an annuity, I would want to get out of it as quickly as possible, before the "free trial" period was over. But I'm not in your situation, and I don't know all the details.

I'd recommend reading the Fool's website on IRAs.
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