Are Annuities Good Investments? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Love ’em or loathe ’em, annuities can be a smart investment tool for the right person under the right circumstances.

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Some people may love annuities.

Some people may loathe them.

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Nate Miller, Investment Adviser Representative
President, Miller Retirement Group

Nate Miller is president of Miller Retirement Group. Miller has more than two decades of experience in the financial industry and holds insurance licenses in Kansas and Missouri. He also has passed the Series 65 exam and is registered as an Investment Adviser Representative in those same states. Miller also is the author of "The CPR Retirement Rescue Roadmap: Your Guide to Breathing Life Into Any Portfolio."