Equity-Indexed Annuities

by Cara Scatizzi

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Sales of equity-indexed annuities topped $30 billion last year, according to Investment News. These investment products offer rates of returns based on the performance of an index.

How Annuities Work

An annuity is a contract purchased from a life insurance company that provides a stream of payments or income for a set length of time.

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Cara Scatizzi is a former associate financial analyst at AAII.


Allan Schilling from Florida posted over 3 years ago:


There have been general articles on annuities. When I do a search, I come up with an article on Equity annuities. Are there any other articles? I am looking for a a general explanation of annuities.


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