How to Pick an Indexed Annuity

To help choose the right fixed indexed annuity for you, first decide which of these three main goals you have in mind. Identifying your top priority can narrow down the choices of this valuable, but sometimes complex, annuity product.

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Fixed indexed annuities made up nearly 57% of total annuity sales in 2019, and they’re hot in 2020. But are they a good idea?

Because they offer a chance to get a good portion of the stock market’s gains while offering complete protection from loss, they’re appealing in a time of unprecedented uncertainty.

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Ken Nuss
CEO / Founder, AnnuityAdvantage

Retirement-income expert Ken Nuss is the founder and CEO of AnnuityAdvantage, a leading online provider of fixed-rate, fixed-indexed and immediate-income annuities. Interest rates from dozens of insurers are constantly updated on its website. He launched the AnnuityAdvantage website in 1999 to help people looking for their best options in principal-protected annuities. More information is available from the Medford, Oregon, based company at or (800) 239-0356.