Top 50 Annuities
June 1, 2012 by Karen Hube
SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
By KAREN HUBE
Americans are eager to lock in steady retirement income. We pick the best annuities from a dizzying array of choices.
When wealth manager Peter D’Arruda talks about the “old days” for annuities, he isn’t talking about the Roman Empire, where these income-generating insurance products were invented and payments were calculated with an abacus. He’s talking about last year, when guaranteed payouts and benefits on all kinds of annuities were far more generous. For example, he helped a 45-year-old investor find a fixed index annuity with guaranteed annual appreciation of 8.2% for 30 years and no risk to principal. Click here to read more…