Annuities can be a safe way to grow your money – but they’re not without their limitations.
In our “Annuities – Why Ever Use Them” series, we’ve talked a lot about the advantages of using a fixed index annuity. However, there are always drawbacks to an investment.
If you’re thinking about purchasing a fixed index annuity, there are two main limitations to consider. The first is how much liquidity you have, and the second is surrender charges. In this episode, we’re going to explain how both of these limitations work, how to avoid them, and what you can do to balance your portfolio.
In this episode, find out:
A quick recap of our annuities series so far
How liquid an annuity is and how that affects your overall portfolio
What a surrender charge is and how it works
The three elements to investing
“With every investment, there are pros and cons, and limitations to how they work.” – Murs Tariq
“With a fixed index annuity, you don’t have complete liquidity, but you will have safety and growth.” – Radon Stancil
Important Links & Mentions:
Find parts 1-6 of the “Annuities – Why Ever Use Them” series on your podcast app or watch the video versions on our Secure Your Retirement YouTube channel or blog:
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