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Annuities Amid ‘Financial Repression’

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Thu, 3 Jan 2013

In the arsenal of retirement planning tools, annuities are among the most expensive – but that does not necessarily make them the best. Entering into an annuity contract at the wrong time can be costly. A period of “financial repression,” for example, renders annuities ineffective and unattractive.

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