Annuity FYI's Annuity Warnings -- Read Before You Invest!
Immediate annuity payout rates as high as 20%? Learn why payout rates are misleading and should be ignored when considering immediate annuities. Read this before you invest!
Beware if an insurance company contacts youoffering to pay a one-time lump sum to void one or more of the provisions of your variable annuity rider, such as a GMIB or lifetime income riders. This almost always is NOT in your best interest. Read this before you invest!
Beware if your financial advisor is trying to sell you an annuity with a shortened (3-4 year) surrender period. They cost you more and pay your advisor a higher commission. Read this before you invest!
There are many pitfalls to buying a fixed-indexed annuity. Read this before you invest!
Is your fixed rate annuity really fixed, or will it decrease over time? Read this before you invest!
Is your financial advisor encouraging you to transfer your variable annuity to another one to improve performance? Read this before you transfer!
Prior to purchasing an annuity, do a simple lookup of your financial advisor on the FINRA's website. Read this before you invest!
Prior to making a purchase, consider the following about the annuity, the insurance company issuing the annuity, and the broker selling it. Read this before you invest!