How Fixed Deferred Annuities Can Complete Your Retirement Income Strategy

Making sure you have enough income to go the distance is critical for every retiree, and deferred annuities can be a handy tool to make that happen. Here’s how they work and how to tell if one might be right for you.

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Most fixed annuities are designed to provide safety and secure your assets and income for retirement. When financial markets are tanking, whether in the short or long term, these annuities provide guaranteed stability along with tax advantages.

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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.