Two types of products are getting new attention in this low interest rate environment: indexed and structured product annuities. While indexed annuities may provide a new alternative to bonds in this low interest rate environment, structured product annuities are viewed as a strategy for principal protection. In this video, InvestmentNews Series/Features Editor Christina Nelson and Reporter Darla Mercado discuss what advisers need to know about those products ahead of the Annuity Strategies special report set to debut Monday, Feb. 24.
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A new report offers a look into the popularity behind indexed and structured product annuities
Feb 21, 2014 @ 1:17 pm
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