Annuities Have Long Gotten a Bad Rap. Retirement Experts Now Say Savers Should Consider Basic Options for Guaranteed Income

The American College of Financial Services
Barron's
July 18, 2020

In the financial planning profession, annuities have been a controversial subject for a long time, but with the market instability brought on by COVID-19, some experts say they’re worth another look.

RICP® program director Wade Pfau says despite their bad reputation, annuities could be a useful tool in rebuilding client retirement portfolios to compensate for the poor performance of bonds and other assets. Read more in this piece from Barron’s.

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