How to Choose Annuities?

Answer A tax-deferred annuity is an investment offered by insurance companies through various types of financial advisers. There are different annuity options to meet the investment objectives of differen... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Choose Annuities

Are annuities tax free?

Annuities earn compound interest yearly as long as the annuity remains in force. When the annuity is paid out, it may be taxable, depending on the owner's age and income, and the number of years th... Read More »

Taxation of IRA Annuities?

IRA annuities are one option you have when deciding how to save money for retirement. IRA annuities are annuities that are purchased inside of IRA accounts. These annuities function like any other ... Read More »

How do annuities work?

Annuities are purchased from insurance companies by making a stream of payments over time or in a lump sum. You earn interest on your money. Many people use annuities to supplement their retirement... Read More »

Are AIG annuities guaranteed?

When choosing an AIG annuity it is important to choose one that best suits your needs. AIG's largest shareholder is the federal government, which owns 80 percent. Additionally, state governments al... Read More »