Are Equity Indexed Annuities a Good Option for Retirement?
Are Annuities right for you?
With the current market turmoil and unparticularty, equity indexed annuities may be a good option for someone nervous about having their retirement savings being exposed to the volatility of the stock market. Equity indexed annuities were introduced in 1995 and have become gradually favorite ever since. Index annuities are underwritten by insurance companies that accommodate a minimum guaranteed return with excess interest crediting based on the performance of an outside index, such as the S&P 500, ...