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Invest in Fixed Annuities to Get Guaranteed Income Post Retirement

By Robert Jhonson Subscribe to RSS | April 5th 2012 | Views:
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If you are planning to make some investment while you are still employed so that you can get great returns after you retirement, invest in the schemes of annuities. The best plan to get the fixed returns on your investments is to opt for the fixed annuities. They are a great source of income for retired people. One of the best advantages of such annuity scheme is that it is tax deferred which means that you need not pay any tax until the amount is completely withdrawn. The taxes will only be applicable once you withdraw the entire amount.

When you plan to invest in the fixed annuities, it is one of the best options that you can choose so as to get great returns post retirement. With such schemes, you can really save up for your future especially during the old age. This is simply because old age brings with it several problems related to health, finance etc. but with a scheme like the fixed annuity, you can available all the benefits of the relaxed and secured post retirement life.

The fixed annuities are most popular with the retired people since these plans are the most trusted and are also the oldest amongst all the annuity plans. They also provide a fixed rate of interest on the return of investment amount. The rate of interest is decided at the time of contract between the investor and the insurance company. It is mentioned duly in the agreement and during the period when the investment grows, the rate of interest is added to the amount periodically.

The returns that the investor will get after the annuities mature can be received as the regular monthly payments so that the tax from the amount can also be deducted most conveniently. You can also take the return amount in a lump sum, but in that case you have to pay more taxes. And it is also important to note that while you make the choice in terms of which annuity to invest your money in, make sure to check out the different annuity rates from the various insurance companies.

Before you invest your money in the annuities, make sure to go web shopping for the different annuity rates so that you can get the best plan for your money and investment. If you wish you can also seek the help of the annuity expert regarding the same.

Robert Jhonson - About Author:
Robert Jhonson is a Financial consultant who has good information on fixed annuities and annuity rates. For more information, he recommends you to visit http://www.totalreturnannuities.com.

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