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Secure and Stable: Why Fixed Annuities Are the Perfect Bond Alternative for Retirees

For those investors near or in retirement, finding reliable and steady sources of return and income is a paramount issue. Bonds and other fixed income assets are often used by investors and advisors to meet this need. However, as last year’s bond rout showed us, bonds aren’t always a safe play for portfolios. To that end, new solutions may be needed to steady portfolios and provide ‘sleep at night’ protection.

Enter the humble fixed annuity.

With their steady and guaranteed rates of return as well as the ability to provide income, fixed annuities are getting a good look from many investors. If they are not, they should be.

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