Variable Annuity Pros & Cons (Financial Freedom for Smart People)

Variable Annuity Pros & Cons (Financial Freedom for Smart People)

by Todd Tresidder

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This is the information your variable annuity salesman doesn't want you to know!

Discover how to simplify these complex investments to just the essential principles so you can make an independent, intelligent investment decision.

In one evening you'll understand:

• The critical differences between variable annuities and fixed annuities.
• The 10 essential features of variable annuities and how they're commonly misrepresented (reveals their real worth).
• How to analyze a variable annuity contract.
• 3 key characteristics of variable annuities that could make or break your investment decision.
• A 17-question, step-by-step guide that simplifies your investment decision.
• The 5 situations where variable annuities make sense--and why all other investors should avoid them.
• 14 questions that could indicate you're a victim of variable annuity sales fraud (and what you should do about it).
• 3 things you can do if you already bought a variable annuity--but wish you had not.

Don't trust the salesman! Get an unbiased, insider view in this handy consumer's guide that simplifies these incredibly complex investments into words you can understand so that you can make a smart investment decision.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940154327760
Publisher: Todd R. Tresidder
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Series: Financial Freedom for Smart People , #2
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 650,853
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Todd R. Tresidder's financial writing has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money Magazine, Investor's Business Daily, Yahoo Finance,, and more. He is a former hedge fund manager who "retired" at age 35 to become a financial consumer advocate and money coach. In his spare time he's an outdoor recreational enthusiast with varied interests from backpacking and adventure travel to endurance running and cycling. He writes 9 months out of the year from his home in Reno, Nevada while his kids are in school and plays the rest of the year. You can learn more about Todd at

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