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Mutual Funds vs. Annuities

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RandRmoney
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Mutual Funds vs. Annuities...........your thoughts.........Lets go!
Post Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:31 pm
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Two completely different products. Mutual funds are for building wealth, annuities are life insurance products (and poor ones at that ).
Post Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:15 am
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Maybe I could put it a little broader: you're asking for a comparison between a wealth-accumulation phase and a wealth to income generation phase. Fixed annuities may or may not have a life insurance component, depending on the terms of the payout, but they are always an income-producing product, not a wealth-building product.

~Tim~
Post Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:22 am
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