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All Annuities Are Not Equal: Do Your Homework Before You Bash Or Buy

A well-rounded retirement portfolio could have a spot that the right annuity (and RIGHT is the key word here) might fill very nicely.

When you say the word “annuity,” it seems the typical reaction is a wince. There might even be a slight gasp through gritted teeth or an involuntary shaking of the head.

Kim Franke-Folstad contributed to this article.

Investment advisory services offered through Brookstone Capital Management LLC (BCM), a Registered Investment Adviser. BCM and Fritts Financial LLC are independent of each other. Insurance products and services are not offered through BCM but are offered and sold through individually licensed and appointed agents.

About the Author

Michael Fritts, Investment Representative

Investment Adviser Representative, Fritts Financial

Michael Fritts is a licensed insurance agent with Fritts Financial, based in Knoxville, Tenn. Michael is an Investment Advisor Representative with Brookstone Capital Management, a Registered Investment Adviser. He received a bachelor's degree from Columbia College in Chicago, where he graduated magna cum laude. His goal is to help create retirement strategies that are custom-suited to clients by using a variety of investment and insurance products.

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