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Title:
Getting started in annuities
Author:
Williamson, Gordon K.
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
vi, 314 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471283034
Format :
Book

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Summary

Getting Started in annuities

One of the most popular retirement investment options, annuities are also among the most difficult to comprehend. This handy volume provides an in-depth, easy-to-understand look at these complex instruments, revealing exactly what they are, how they work, and what advantages they have over other investment vehicles. Along with performance tables, sample portfolios, and a helpful Q & A section, you′ll find up-to-date details on tax law changes, as well as complete information on:


Author Notes

GORDON K. WILLIAMSON is an attorney, financial planner, and branch manager of LPL Financial Services. He is the author of fifteen books on annuities, mutual funds, and other investment topics.


Table of Contents

What an Annuity Is and How It Works
Types of Annuities
Advantages of Annuities
Disadvantages of Annuities
Features of Fixed-Rate Annuities
Features of Variable Annuities
Variable Annuity Investment Choices
Variable Annuities versus Mutual Funds
Equity-Indexed Annuities
Reviewing the Insurance Company
Insurance Company Ratings
Tax-Sheltered Annuities.Your Financial Plan and Annuities
Commonly Asked Questions
Appendices
Glossary
Index

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