I’ve written before that I think too few people annuitize their savings. Or, said differently, I think many people would benefit from exchanging a portion of their liquid assets for a guaranteed stream of lifetime income (most often by delaying Social Security, but also in some cases by purchasing an actual lifetime annuity). This week, Christopher Farrell of The New York Times provides several very reasonable counterpoints to that idea.
- Annuities as an Alternative to Shaky Markets? Not So Fast from Christopher Farrell
- How Stories Drive the Stock Market from Robert Shiller
- Can a Month Forecast the Year’s Performance? from Fran Kinniry
- 10 Ways to Increase Your 401(k) from Roger Wohlner
- Could a Tontine Be Superior to Today’s Lifetime Annuity Products? from Michael Kitces
- 6 Reasons We Lost Money on Our First Rental Property from Jim Dahle
- Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule Lands at OMB for Review from Melanie Waddell
Other Money-Related Articles
- Beyond Wealth: What Happens After You Have Enough? from J.D. Roth
- Drawing a Line on Enough from Mitch Anthony
- Housing Decisions in Retirement from Wade Pfau
Thanks for reading!