Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Market trends have altered the benefits of several annuity products, and Morningstar's Kevin Loffredi examines what retirees should know before investing in these vehicles.
Morningstar's Christine Benz highlights key considerations in the decision to annuitize a pension or take a lump -sum payout.
Downside market protection, more retirement spending certainty, and longevity protection are potential benefits of annuities in retirement plans, but they're not for everyone.
Single premium immediate annuities look more competitively priced than deferred income annuities today, says David Blanchett of Morningstar Investment Management.
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