Ask the Dolans: Which is better: fixed or variable annuities?


Ken and Daria Dolan, America's First Family of Personal Finance, answer your money questions every Friday.

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We're all looking for a safe place to invest these days, especially those of us reaching retirement age. Annuities have become a popular option due to their tax benefits. The payments can be either fixed or variable – and choosing between the two can come with major consequences!

The Dolans have strong feelings on this topic. Find out which one they recommend in their video below.

Dear Ken and Daria,

I am retired and looking for safe income investments. Which is better: fixed annuities or variable?


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