Market Volatility

Inflation and Fixed Indexed Annuities

This forum thread is a continuation of a conversation that began as a comment and can be found here:

The comment came from Phillip Hawley and is as follows:


Lower Volatility May be Short-Lived

Longevity Risk and Portfolio Protection Without a Variable Annuity

Two of the most daunting risks faced by the majority of retirees are:

Boring and Conservative are the New Darlings of Wealth Management

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses the renewed focus on conservative and rather boring investment options among the wealth management community. In the wake of extreme capital market volatility during the past couple of years, wealth managers have returned to basics in their discussions with current and prospective clients. Among the more mundane options that are frequently discussed are: Annuities, and in particular fixed annuities. Bank deposits. Dividend paying stocks. Face to...
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