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Retirement: Pros, cons, commissions and costs of fixed-index annuities

Posted by William Byrnes on August 17, 2015


Fixed index annuities are the current flavor and will remain so while consumers perceive the market indexes potentially rising,” says William Byrnes, an associate dean at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth.

Sales of FIAs rose 14% to $38.7 billion in 2013 and another 24% to $48 billion in 2014, or about 21% of all annuity sales …

read the USA Today analysis of Fixed Index Annuities at USA Today and whether these are a good fit for a retirement plan.

3 Responses to “Retirement: Pros, cons, commissions and costs of fixed-index annuities”

  1. E Gerald Hebert said

    Bill R U in Ft Worth? Tboy 🙂

    Sent from my iPhone

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