P.ortfolio I.ncome G.uarantees – The Non Annuity

The annuity industry has earned its bad reputation by allowing bad sales practices to go almost unregulated for decades.  If there is a poll taken, I think annuity agents will finish below lawyers in the likability and trustworthy scale.  This is a shame because annuities do have their place in a portfolio, and is the only product on the planet that will contractually provide a lifetime income stream regardless of how long you live.

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