The latest news on annuities
Low interest rates hurt payouts now, but annuities retain appeal for providing secure retirement income.
Firms may be more inclined to add guaranteed income to nest eggs if new rules proceed.
White House backs efforts to help employees turn retirement savings into lifetime income payments.
Annuities allow you to create your own traditional pension plan.
As life spans grow, more people are considering annuities in which payments may not begin until 85.
Market swings make the safe returns of fixed annuities more appealing to older investors.
Promise of lifetime income makes annuities more attractive, although concerns about high costs remain.
When investment markets are volatile and you can’t afford losses, annuities can be a solid option.
An annuity is purchased from an insurance company and offers a stream of income paid over someone's lifetime.
The need to convert nest eggs into guaranteed streams of lifetime income make annuities worth a look.